Ports of Auckland's automation project delayed further

Ports of Auckland's automation project delayed further
Blue straddle carriers, some in operation.
Brent Melville
Ports of Auckland (POAL) has blamed covid and global logistics snarl-ups for ongoing delays to its automation project but won’t say when it will eventually flick the switch.In a statement today, chief executive Tony Gibson said while preparations were underway for a full terminal rollout, the actual timeline was dependent on the completion of a safety assurance review of the automated system, as well as ensuring adequate training was in place.In March, Gibson signalled a “go live” date for June, after completing the necessary...

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