New Zealand Becomes 54th State to Ratify BWM Convention

New Zealand has ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, which is scheduled to enter into force on ...

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Chemical Leak at Napier Port Contained

A chemical leak which was detected earlier today at New Zealand’s Napier Port has been contained and the ...

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CentrePort Restarts Ferry Traffic after Earthquake

New Zealand’s CentrePort, Wellington port operator, said that it managed to get ferries running last night ...

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Earthquake Hinders Port Operations in New Zealand

New Zealand’s ports of Wellington and Picton have issued damage notifications while Wellington authorities ...

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New Zealand Welcomes Maersk Mega Ship

New Zealand’s government has welcomed the arrival of the Aotea Maersk in Tauranga, the biggest container ship ...

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New Zealand's POAL, Napier Port Form Alliance

New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland Limited (POAL) and Napier Port plan to enter into a strategic alliance in an ...

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Swire Shipping Bolsters Port Moresby Coverage

Swire Shipping, a liner shipping division operated by The China Navigation Company (CNCo), is to launch a monthly ...

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Man Dies after Falling Overboard in Tauranga Port

The body of a man, believed to be a Chinese national, was discovered after he fell overboard a vessel moored in ...

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MV Rena’s Wreck to Remain on Astrolabe Reef

The wreck of the containership MV Rena, which grounded on Astrolabe Reef off Tauranga in October 2011, will be left ...

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Green Light for New Zealand's Coastal Navigation Safety

Ahead of the anticipated increase in the number of ships visiting New Zealand and a trend to ever bigger ships, ...

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Pacific Pearl Arrives for New Zealand Cruise Season

Australian P&O Cruises, brand of Carnival Group, has sent its 1800-guest Pacific Pearl to Auckland for the ...

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Oil Spills from Ship in Whangarei Harbour

An oil spill has been reported today in Whangarei Harbour, located on the east coast of the North Island of New ...

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CentrePort Wellington Boosts Links with Americas and Europe

CentrePort Wellington is adding a new international container shipping service in November to link New ...

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New Zealand Kicks Off Busiest Cruise Season

New Zealand’s biggest ever cruise season got underway on October 3 when the Diamond Princess arrived in Wellington. ...

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Port of Auckland’s Profit Down

Challenging times have pushed the Ports of Auckland’s full-year net profit to $63.2m compared to $74m last ...

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Tanker Newbuilding Duo Ordered for New Zealand Operations

Two brand new 50,000 dwt tankers will soon be shipping petroleum products around the New Zealand coast, according ...

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New Zealand Faces Expected Ship Officer Shortages Head-On

Worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019 has prompted New Zealand’s maritime industry and ...

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Swire Boosts Asia Pacific Coverage

Swire Boosts Asia Pacific Coverage

Swire Shipping, a Singapore-based liner trade division of the China Navigation Company (CNCo), has ...

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New Zealand’s Cruise Industry Growth Set to Break Records

New Zealand’s cruise industry is forecast to grow rapidly in the 2015–2016 season with 33.0% increase in passenger ...

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Ports of Auckland to Build Bay of Plenty Freight Hub

Ports of Auckland is opening an intermodal freight hub in Mount Maunganui with the aim of improving Bay of Plenty ...

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Ports of Auckland Mulling Container Terminal Automation

New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland has started looking into the possibility to automate part of its container ...

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