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Tauranga on track for one million containers
The Port of Tauranga has announced that it is on track to become the first port in New Zealand to transport more than 1m teu across its wharves in a single year. 23 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Ports of Auckland reports progress
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. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
DPW in final three for Townsville bid
DP World Australia has been named one of three proponents to progress on to the next stage of the Port of Townsville’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Berth 4 upgrade development. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Hamburg Süd goes big in Tauranga
Hamburg Süd is to follow Maersk Line in taking larger container ships to the Port of Tauranga when it begins a peak season service using 7,200 teu vessels. 13 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Warning over counterfeit containers
Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) is warning shippers to be on the lookout for counterfeit containers. 13 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Competing down under
Australia is getting serious about port privatisation, explain Dave and Iain MacIntyre 03 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Newcastle mulls increased breakbulk role
A report prepared for the Port of Newcastle has raised the possibility of increasing breakbulk volumes through the port by developing land previously occupied by a steelworks. 17 Jan 2017 - Port Strategy
Auckland and Lyttelton support South Island
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. 23 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Positive Tauranga forecast
New Zealand’s largest export port, Port of Tauranga, is expecting a comparable 2.2% to 7.4% rise in net after-tax profit to between NZ$79m and NZ$83m in the 2016-2017 financial year. 18 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Kiwis rebound from quakes 
Transport services are largely returning to normality in New Zealand following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake which hit the upper east coast of the South Island at 12.02am on November 14. 18 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Competition concerns on Oz privatization
The concentration of ownership in the Australian economy by large corporations, including in ports, has been questioned by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chair, Rod Sims. 16 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
DPW still committed to Tasmanian terminal 
DP World Australia is to proceed with a container terminal at Burnie, a decision applauded by the Tasmanian Government. 16 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
‘Significant impact’ of Melbourne second port
Infrastructure Victoria (IV) has weighed into the debate about plans for a second container port to complement Melbourne. 12 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Records set in south New Zealand
Southern New Zealand ports, PrimePort Timaru and South Port, have both returned strong financial year results. 12 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Adani to take full ownership of Abbot Point
Mining company Glencore is to sell the shares in its subsidiary Abbot Point BulkCoal Pty Ltd (APB) to the Adani Group. 12 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Contrasting results for Taranaki, Wellington
New Zealand North Island ports, CentrePort Wellington and Port Taranaki, have delivered contrasting performances in the financial year to June 30. 12 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
DP World invests in Australian terminals
DP World Australia has ordered four new ZPMC super post-panamax container cranes which are scheduled for delivery on October 2017. 10 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Consortium snares 50-year Melbourne lease
The long-awaited lease deal for the Port of Melbourne has been confirmed, with the Lonsdale Consortium winning the 50-year lease rights for more than A$9.7bn (US$7.3bn). 19 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Injection for Whanganui port
A new marine services centre, expanded boat-building industry and visitor services and recreational area are planned for the Whanganui Port Precinct. 12 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Record year for Bluff
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. 12 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy