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Auckland port suffering 'severe' congestion in Xmas lead-up

Brent Melville
Sat, 24 Oct 2020

Auckland port suffering 'severe' congestion in Xmas lead-up
Brent Melville
Sat, 24 Oct 2020
Freight passing through the Auckland port is suffering severe congestion in the lead-up to Christmas.A Ports of Auckland union executive says the port’s move to an automated system is the root cause of its failure to cope with increasing volumes after weeks of industrial action in Sydney disrupted supply lines.However, the port disputes that.The “severe congestion”, which resulted in a surge of import and export cargo volumes diverted through the Port of Tauranga, has also overwhelmed rail links between Tauranga and Auckland i...

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