The Ports of Auckland (POAL) are currently receiving Export containers for the following vessels:
- Spirit of Canterbury 4046
- Kota Lembah LEM091
- CMA CGM Amber 236N
- OOCL Kuala Lumpur 104
This week, they have a number of vessels which have been delayed on their scheduled times and the effect of this will impact our road exchange early next week. Currently 7 of the 9 vessels from tomorrow are late on their normal proforma windows.
They 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.
When they have a very full yard on Monday due to high volumes being discharged over the weekend and with limited pick-ups over the weekend, it takes longer to service both trucks and vessels
On Monday and Tuesday POAL will be operating at maximum yard capacity and to assist in reducing this pressure POAL encourages carriers to utilise the 24 hour access on Saturday and Sunday and to discuss with importers timely pre-clearances and options for deliveries outside normal business hours.
Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.