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New Zealand: Captain Sentenced for Exceeding Alcohol Limit

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Tanker captain sentenced and removed from his position for exceeding the alcohol limit, according to Maritime NZ.

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Vehicle Carrier Ordered to Leave New Zealand

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A vehicle carrier has been ordered to leave New Zealand waters following the discovery of stink bugs.

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Napier Port to Make Room for Larger Ships

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Napier Port has received clearance to build an additional wharf on its container terminal.

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French Cruise Firm, Master Fined over New Zealand Grounding

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French cruise company, Master fined NZD 100,000 following a grounding incident in New Zealand.

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New Zealand First to Introduce Biofouling Standard for Ships

On May 15, New Zealand will introduce a nationwide standard for biofouling.

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Greenpeace Boards Support Vessel in New Zealand Port

Greenpeace activists broke into Port Taranaki and boarded a support vessel on January 31.

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Seven Survivors Found from Missing Kiribati Ferry

Seven survivors found from an inter-island ferry, MV Butiraoi, which was reported missing in Kiribati ten days ago.

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Ports of Auckland Looking to Go Green

Ports of Auckland has become the first port in New Zealand to become certified under CEMARS.

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International Yachts Face Biosecurity Checks in New Zealand

International yachts arriving in Northland this summer will face additional biosecurity checks by the Ministry for ...

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Cocaine Smuggled to New Zealand on Maersk Ship's Hull

New Zealand authorities have seized the country’s largest cocaine shipment which arrived to the port ...

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CentrePort's Cranes Resume Container Ops

CentrePort’s two ship-to-shore cranes are back in action – the first time since last November’s Kaikoura ...

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Drunken Captain Fined in New Zealand

New Zealand has fined the captain of the 30,700 dwt containership Shansi NZD 3,000 (USD 2,200) for exceeding the ...

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Port of Tauranga Marks Million-Container Milestone

Port of Tauranga set a new container throughput record of more than one million TEUs processed in a year – a first ...

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New Zealand Continues with Cruise Ship Accreditation

A trial accreditation program has boosted biosecurity for international cruise ships and will be expanded for ...

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NZ Union Urges Ports to Stop Emitting Toxic Gas

The Maritime Union of New Zealand has welcomed the Ports of Auckland’s decision to stop releasing methyl ...

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New Zealand Certifies First Vessel under MLC

Cook Strait passenger ferry Straitsman has become the first New Zealand ship certified under the international ...

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Bulker Allowed to Enter New Zealand Waters after Cleaning

The bulk carrier DL Marigold has been allowed to return to New Zealand’s port of Tauranga after it was ...

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New Zealand Orders 'Dirty' Vessel to Leave Tauranga

The 33,752 dwt bulk carrier DL Marigold has been ordered to leave New Zealand’s port of Tauranga after an ...

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Port of Tauranga Chasing 1 Million TEU Mark

New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga is on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one ...

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New Zealand to Improve Seafarers' Onboard Conditions

In an effort to protect domestic and international seafarers and improve their safety and wellbeing onboard New ...

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Seabourn Encore Collides with Cement Carrier in Timaru Port

Seabourn Encore broke its moorings and hit a passing cement carrier in Port of Timaru, New Zealand, on February 12, ...

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