Port crane simulation-based training provider CM Labs Simulations (CM Labs) has joined forces with Chinese company Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) to develop simulation-based operator training for ZPMC’s remote desk-controlled ship-to-shore (STS) cranes.
Solid financial performances have been reported by Ports of Auckland (PoAL), Port of Tauranga and Port Taranaki during the six months to December 31, 2017, with CentrePort Wellington continuing its November 2016 earthquake recovery.
There are an increasing number of options open to ports looking to curb or even eradicate emissions, finds Dave MacIntyre.
New Zealand's second largest port is keeping its location options open, writes Dave MacIntyre
Frustration with mounting truck queues at Ports of Auckland (PoAL) has led to National Road Carriers chief executive David Aitken proposing that hauliers need to raise charges to cover lengthy delay costs.
Ports of Auckland has become the first port in New Zealand to be certified by the Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme (CEMARS).
Container terminal automation, a deepwater terminal berth and three new cranes will provide Ports of Auckland (POAL) with additional capacity.
The future of a plan to move container operations from Ports of Auckland to Northport is uncertain.
Three new cranes ordered by Ports of Auckland (POAL) will be able to carry up to four containers at once.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters’ move to reignite calls to relocate Ports of Auckland (PoAL) operations to Northport in his electorate has been roundly criticised by the New Zealand maritime sector.
Delegates at the inaugural New Zealand Port & Harbour Marine Safety Code (P&HSC) forum have gained a detailed insight into the thorough risk assessment being undertaken by the country’s ports in preparation for accommodating ever-larger callers.
Konecranes launched new automation-related technologies for the container handling industry at this year’s TOC Europe exhibition in Amsterdam.
Ports of Auckland (PoAL) has initiated a review of the both the Nexus Logistics supply chain joint venture established with Netlogix in late 2014 as well as its Conlinxx subsidiary which manages cargo flow between the seaport and its Wiri (South Auckland) inland port.
An estimated annual saving of at least 1.17 Gigawatt hours of electricity - nearly 7% of the port’s total electricity usage - is expected from the first installation of LED floodlighting by Ports of Auckland (PoAL).
Ports of Auckland continues to make a significant economic and social contribution to Auckland and New Zealand, despite the ongoing difficult international shipping and trading environment, said chief executive Tony Gibson.
Ports of Auckland, Lyttelton Port of Christchurch and KiwiRail have joined forces to provide movement of domestic freight from Auckland to Christchurch following the Kaikoura Earthquake.
South Port has returned a comparable 13% rise in net after-tax profit to a record NZ$8.7m and 6% increase in revenue to a record NZ$36.7m during the 2015-2016 financial year.
Ports of Auckland hasn’t been named the best port in Oceania by its customers for nothing – it is weathering the market storm well despite difficult economic conditions.
A strategic alliance has been made between the Ports of Auckland Limited and Napier Port to provide operational, economic, sustainability and community benefits.
Manukau Harbour and the Firth of Thames have been selected as the two potential sites for a possible future relocation of Ports of Auckland (PoAL).
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