Tuesday 17th Jul, 2018

Wharfies raise money for “hero” bosun

THE Maritime Union says its members have raised $5000 for the bosun who helped rescue a stricken wharfie from waters…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: The Trans-Pacific Partnership “re-imagined” no longer a mirage?

TO ADAPT one of the literary world’s great quotes it would appear that ‘the news of the death of the TPP…
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Mainfreight: first half of FY2017-18 falls short of expectations

NEW Zealand-based logistics giant Mainfreight’s financial results for the first half of the current financial year were good, but not…
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Huge seas shatter Kea Trader

VIOLENT six-metre waves have contributed to the vessel Kea Trader breaking in two over the weekend. Kea Trader (IMO 9701281),…
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Kiwi port gives up on container trade

PORT Taranaki is withdrawing from the container sector and closing down its container transfer site in the New Zealand town…
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Kiwis bidding farewell to Bledisloe

PORTS of Auckland is closing its Bledisloe Container Terminal, scrapping its oldest container crane, with the other two up for…
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Australia’s wood trade reached record value last financial year

AUSTRALIA’S trade in wood products has never been more valuable, even with a slight dip in value of imported goods, according…
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Ports of Auckland from the west, with Captain Cook and Marsden Wharves, and Bledisloe Multi-Purpose Terminal. Photo: Ports of Auckland

Auckland’s port has a plan for the next 30 years

PORTS of Auckland (POAL) plans to move – but before it does, it needs to keep pace with the needs…
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