Infrastructure ANALYSIS

Haven for big ships: Northport's dry dock plan

Oliver Lewis
Fri, 09 Jul 2021

Haven for big ships: Northport's dry dock plan
Northport is planning to lodge the applications needed for its ‘Vision for Growth’ proposal. (Image: Supplied)
Oliver Lewis
Fri, 09 Jul 2021
After years of planning and consultation, Northport is getting ready to lodge resource consent applications to massively expand its footprint.The port, at Marsden Point near Whangārei, is planning to lodge the applications needed for its ‘Vision for Growth’ proposal, which includes a new container terminal and a shipyard and floating dry dock capable of servicing ships currently too large to be maintained in New Zealand.While Northport had decided to apply for the necessary consents, in a statement provided to BusinessDesk chief exe...

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