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  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest addition to Port of Tauranga’s crane fleet, a Liebherr Super Post Panamax ship-to-shore twin-lift gantry crane, has now moved into position and is in its final stages of testing. It is expected to be handed over for operations at Tauranga Container Terminal on Friday 28 March. This brings the total number of cranes […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 March 2012

    Tauranga’s Mayor Stuart Crosby has made the first local pledge in support of Earth Hour as part of the global campaign to dare the world to save the planet – ‘I will if you will.’ The international theme of Earth Hour 2012 is being embraced by Bayfair Shopping Centre this month, which in partnership with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga has just announced that Rohde Nielsen is more than a third through the work to dredge Tauranga harbor’s shipping channels to a depth of 14.5m inside the harbor entrance and 15.8m outside the harbor entrance. It is on track to complete the work under budget and ahead of schedule in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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,” […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s largest freight gateway Port of Tauranga 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. The port also announced a strong 8.5% improvement in Group half year net profit to $41.9 million from […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga has today received final approval from the Minister of Conservation for its plans to widen and deepen shipping channels, to accommodate larger ships. Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, Mark Cairns, welcomed the news, saying the benefits to the New Zealand economy from the ability to accommodate larger vessels would be widespread and […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first of Port of Tauranga’s new-build tugs arrived today after a 30 day delivery voyage from Hong Kong. The Tai Pari and her sister vessel Tai Timu were built to the Port’s specifications by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong. The Tai Timu is scheduled to arrive at Tauranga at the end of June. The tug […]