The growth in tonnage volumes being freighted through New Zealand's major sea and inland ports — combined with greater operational efficiencies initiated by logistics firms, importers and manufacturers — is creating new opportunities for the country's regional industrial property markets reports the NZHerald.
Software upgrades and crew training are under way as Dunedin's new dredge prepares to begin its work. Takutai, Port Otago's $8million backhoe dredge, was in the harbour channel yesterday as it was prepared for work expected to begin next month.
NZ is a world leader in the use of the toxic gas methyl bromide. Methyl bromide, an ozone depleting toxic gas harmful to humans, is banned in many countries but New Zealand is using more than ever. In part one of a three-part investigation, Tony Wall speaks to people who've faced pressure to keep quiet about the issue.
Friday this week, May 11, will mark Northport’s arrival on the New Zealand container port scene, when Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) makes its first export loading on the newly-revamped Kiwi Express schedule.