Ports of Auckland wants deeper commitment

Brent Melville
Sun, 21 Jun 2020

Brent Melville
Sun, 21 Jun 2020
The prospect that Auckland’s port could move north will take a back seat to plans to deepen the existing shipping channel and cater for larger container ships, Ports of Auckland said on Friday. Consideration of the company's request to dredge the Waitemata navigation channel will start on Monday, when a panel will hear evidence from the 200 submitters on the plan. Ports of Auckland notified its consent application on Nov. 21 for what will a two-stage dredging programme, initially allowing entry by container ships able to carry the equival...
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