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Operational Update 26 September 2018

Today we would like to update you as follows

Good afternoon

Today we would like to update you as follows -


  • Alongside and working: Seadream; Botany Bay
  • Arriving Tomorrow: ANL Walwa; MSC Carla 3
  • ANL Elaroo will now call at Jellicoe, on our Multi Cargo wharves.

ETA 1400 hours, Thursday 27 September


Receivals from now on will be through Multi Cargo.

Cut-off for Receivals is Thursday 27 September at 1200 midday


All imports will be available through Multi Cargo R & D. 

R & D hours for Multi Cargo: 0700 to 2300 Monday to Friday, 0700 to 1500 Saturday, Sunday Closed.

Last Free Day: will be extended to 2300 hours Wednesday 

Please continue to monitor Ports of Auckland website for changes in the vessel schedules.

VBS bookings are being managed by our Gate Ops team, working with the trucking companies to ensure the most effective road exchange operation.


Trucking Companies will receive priority bookings for Hazardous and Reefer import containers. Please note that there will be no extra free time for DG containers and reefer containers – including power charges. Demurrage for all other units has been extended for the meantime.


For the next 24 hours priority will be given only to Export containers for:

  • ANL Walwa
  • MSC Carla 3
  • Northern Diplomat
  • Spirit of Canterbury

We request rail users refrain from sending Export Containers that are not for the above mentioned vessels. Containers that are booked to load later vessels will not be unloaded from the train and will be returned.

Due to the space restrictions in the yard we will manage receival of Empty export containers directly with the Shipping Lines. The On Dock Link facility remains open for de-hire of Empties.

We will update you again on Thursday afternoon.

For more information please contact:

Customer Service
P: +64 9 348 5100 Ext.1
Email us

For VBS queries, please contact:
Drivers Assist
P: +64 9 348 5100 Ext.2
[email protected]