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  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga today announced another record half year profit as it grew container traffic and bulk freight volumes, consolidating its position as the pre-eminent national freight gateway. Net Profit After Tax increased to $74.2 million from $34.6 million. This included a net gain of $35.0 million on the sale of our 50% share in […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Tauranga has reported continued consolidation of national freight traffic across its wharves, reinforcing its position as New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway. In the six months to 31 December 2014, Port of Tauranga handled 426,512 TEUs (up 11.9% on the prior year), while total cargo volumes increased 1.2% to 10 million tonnes. Meanwhile, trans-shipped […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Port of Tauranga today posted a record half-year result as it consolidates its position as the country’s leading freight gateway. Revenue for the six months to December rose 14% to $105.7 million, from $92.8 million in the same period last year, while Net Profit After Tax rose 22% to $34.6 from $28.4 million, reflecting strong […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    An exciting joint venture between PrimePort Timaru and Port of Tauranga creates the opportunity to deliver huge benefits to the community and transform trading opportunities for the South Canterbury region, says port chairman Roger Gower. The agreement, which remains subject to local community consultation, will have far‐reaching positive economic and social impacts for the region, […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Port of Tauranga posted a 26 percent gain in full-year profit to a record and predicted more earnings growth in 2013 on rising volumes of freight. According to scoop.co.nz, the profit was $73.5 million, or 54.8 cents a share, in the 12 months ended June 30, from $58.4 million, or 43.6 cents a year earlier. […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Freight and logistics management company Kotahi and New Zealand’s freight gateway Port of Tauranga have struck a strategic ten-year freight alliance. This, along with a separate long-term agreement between Kotahi and Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, will deliver a ‘step-change’ for New Zealand’s $95 billion international trade sector. Kotahi Chief Executive Chris […]

  • 18 October 2012

    The Port of Tauranga dredging project will begin next year, after all, according to radionz.co.nz. After a two day hearing, the High Court dismisses an appeal against Tauranga dredging plans, submitted by the local iwi and hapua. The Port of Tauranga officials recently announced plan to dredge the harbour to a maximum depth of 17.4 […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s international freight gateway Port of Tauranga has today reported another record annual result as it reaps the rewards of its twenty-year investment programme to extend its freight catchment across the country. Revenue rose 7% from $227.2 million to $244.1 million. Underlying Group Net Profit After Tax rose 5% from $73.5 million to a […]

  • 14 November 2011

    About 200 Maori walked across the harbour bridge today and gathered outside the Armitage Hotel in protest at the Port of Tauranga’s plan to…   By Andrew Campbell (sunlive) [mappress] Source: sunlive, November 14, 2011;

  • 20 February 2014

    Port of Tauranga, New Zealand’s largest port, reported good progress reinforcing its position as New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway and a financial result for the six months to 31 December 2013 in line with the same period in the prior year. Port of Tauranga Chairman David Pilkington said: “Port of Tauranga is very well positioned […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga will host the giant cruise ship Ovation of the Seas in its maiden voyage to New Zealand in the summer of 2016/2017. Mark Cairns, Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, said the cruise ship visit will be made possible by the dredging project about to start in Tauranga Harbor. The work, for which […]

  • 5 March 2010

    The hearing for a Port of Tauranga resource management consent application to dredge existing shipping channels in Tauranga Harbour begins in Tauranga on Monday 8 March… [mappress] Source:scoop,March 5,2010;

  • 28 October 2011

    A container ship hit rocks at the Tauranga harbour entrance this morning. Port of Tauranga says the 133 metre vessel MV Schelde Trader lost… More info: tvnz [mappress] Source: tvnz, October 28, 2011;

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga, the New Zealand’s largest freight gateway, today announced that they are on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one million containers across its wharves in a single year. Commenting the port’s half year financial results, Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, Mark Cairns, said that he […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    In order to attract larger ships and thereby boost cargo traffic in the port, New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway, the Port of Tauranga is about to begin $50 million worth harbor and channel-dredging works. This was announced today October 23rd by the Port of Tauranga Chairman, Mr. David Pilkington at the company’s Annual Meeting. Following […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga today celebrated a new record of more than one million TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units) processed in a year – a first for any New Zealand port. The milestone cements Port of Tauranga’s position as the busiest container port in New Zealand, the port said in its announcement. Port of Tauranga Chief […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s freight gateway Port of Tauranga today reported that the company is positioned for further growth as it moves to put in place the final elements of infrastructure expansion necessary to support the arrival of the next generation of container vessels to New Zealand waters. The company will commence its long-awaited project to dredge […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Tauranga City Council said in its latest announcement that the Pilot Bay beach renourishment scheme is currently underway. “Because it’s a very busy area and it’s exposed to both wind and water, Pilot Bay is vulnerable to erosion. It’s important we replenish it to make sure it’s safe and accessible for boaties and beach-goers,” said Warren […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The Environment Court is recommending an application by the Port of Tauranga to dredge its shipping channel, in order to pave ways for larger container vessels and more cargo to enter the harbour, be approved. Ngai Te Rangi, one of the appellants, says they are looking forward to implementing a strong relationship with the Port […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Plans for a 245m breakwater at Tauranga Bridge Marina have met opposition by Port of Tauranga. The marina applied late last year to the Bay… By Jamie Morton (bayofplentytimes) [mappress] Source: bayofplentytimes, January 12, 2011;

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Tauranga, New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway, has reported an improved financial result for the year to 30 June 2014 and a strong outlook following a successful year extending its freight catchment across the country. Group EBITDa increased 5.5% to $142.5 million from $135.0 million as an increase in bulk cargo transported across the […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga today officially opened a major expansion of its container terminal facilities. The Port, New Zealand’s largest, has expanded its container wharf length by nearly a third, installed a new Super-Post Panamax gantry crane and ancillary equipment, and grown its landside cargo capacity. “Today marks the next phase of Port of Tauranga’s growth,” […]

  • 17 November 2011

    An iwi’s planning to take further legal action if the Environment Court rules in favour of the Port of Tauranga pushing ahead with plans to …   (radionz) [mappress] Source: radionz, November 17, 2011;

  • 4 April 2011

    The appeal against Port of Tauranga plans to deepen and widen harbour channels is being heard by the Environment Court this week.   (sunlive) [mappress] Source: sunlive, April 4, 2011    

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga Limited, the New Zealand’s busiest port, last week announced record annual earnings as freight volumes increased across all major cargoes. Port of Tauranga Chair, David Pilkington, said that the results were a satisfying culmination to the company’s $350 million expansion program, which included a major harbor dredging project to widen and deepen […]

  • 24 February 2011

    The Port of Tauranga is about to begin a 170 metre extension to the wharf at Sulphur Point. The port company’s directors have approved the… (sunlive) [mappress] Source: sunlive, February 24, 2011;