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Info for 3 ports in New Zealand amended: Marsden Point, Northport and Raroa Marine Terminal

Posted: 7th March 2012

Marsden Point is New Zealand's primary oil terminal located on the NE coast of North Island.

Information amended for Marsden Point includes charts, ISPS compliance, restrictions, arrival, approaches, pilotage, pre-arrival information, VHF, tugs, berths, tanker facilities, hoses, cargo operations, pollution, fuel, repairs, connections, seaman's clubs.

A photo has also been added.


Northport is a three-berth facility at Marsden Point; formerly part of Whangarei Harbour. Port Whangarei Harbour is now closed for commercial traffic and all cargoes are handled at Northport. A privately owned jetty handling cement is operated by Golden Bay Cement at Portland.

Changes available under documents, ISPS compliance, density, restictions, approaches, pilotage, anchorages, tygs, berths, bulk facilities, weather/tides, telephones, nearest airport, connections and seaman's clubs


Raroa Marine Terminal - FPSO Raroa is a converted Aframax tanker (MT Andaman Sea), 92,802 d.w.t., has approximate storage capacity of 80,000 tonnes (600,000 bbls.) and is moored to a turret mooring system in depth 101.3 m.

Information amended for this terminal includes charts, documents, pilotage, pre-arrival information, hoses, cargo operations, slops disposal, waste disposal and customs.