Big ships and port consolidation

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With increases in vessel sizes and call exchanges, is it time for some of new Zealand’s smaller ports to embrace the role of feeder ports?...

Lyttelton up for grabs?

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After regaining 100% control of Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC), Christchurch City Council is debating selling a stake in the company....

Lyttelton extends berth

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Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is starting work on a 230m extension to its Cashin Quay...

Fourth crane for Lyttelton

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A new Liebherr ship-to-shore crane has just arrived at Lyttelton port of Christchurch (LPC) in New Zealand. The crane - the port’s fourth ...

NZ ports on the up

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New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga lifted container throughput by 15% in 2010-11 as trade volumes increased by 12% from 13.7 mt to more than 1...

Lyttelton counts earthquake cost

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Lyttelton Port of Christchurch has resumed most operations following the major earthquake that struck the region on 22 February...

Second quake hits Lyttelton

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New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) faces a protracted and expensive repair programme after being struck on 22 February by ...

Lyttelton faces huge repair bill

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The leading New Zealand South Island port of Lyttelton faces a repair bill running into tens of millions of dollars after a 7.1 magnitude ea...

Another heavyweight in the ring

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Konecranes’ entry brings a third major player into the straddle market, just as demand has peaked....