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Update #2 - Thank you to everyone for your efforts in handling the emergency yesterday. The prompt and efficient action of our staff, port personnel and the emergency services was appreciated.
The Fire Service have been on-site this morning to carry out air quality readings. These have all come back clear.
Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) are on-site this morning to commence the investigation process.
A plan is currently being formulated to transfer the two drums of aluminium phosphide from the storage point out of the port for safe disposal.
MEDIA RELEASE: 19 December 2012 - A positive for Taranaki's exporters and importers
Port Taranaki Limited welcomes Pacifica Shipping's new coastal container vessel, "Tini", soon to be renamed "Spirit of Independence", making its maiden call at the Port of Taranaki on Thursday morning (20 December).
The ship arrives from Nelson on its northbound leg up the North Island’s west coast to the main Port of Auckland.
Taranaki punches above its weight when it comes to chicken, with the region contributing as much as 40 percent of poultry company Tegel’s national output.
Port Taranaki also plays a vital role in Tegel’s Taranaki operations, with over 40 percent of all the raw materials for the poultry company’s feeds operations around the country imported through the New Plymouth port.
An experienced senior executive, Richard has been a director of a number of businesses in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, including a number of major infrastructure companies.
Port Taranaki is going through a transformation – one that offers significant opportunities for this region and the nation.
Eight years ago the outlook for the country’s energy industry was uncertain, with projected future shortages of natural gas and declining production of crude oil and condensate, the light oil often associated with natural gas.
Mar 22, 2010
You've got to believe in fate. How else can it be explained why, in 1960 when a fresh-faced 17-year-old Ray Barlow sailed on his first voyage from England as a cadet on a cargo ship, it berthed at Port Taranaki?
And how else can one explain why, when a couple of years later his ship again berthed at Port Taranaki, Ray Barlow attended a dance at the Star Gymnasium in New Plymouth and met his future wife?