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A Floating Dry Dock for New Zealand is Needed Now

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 12:30 pm | NZ Shipping Federation

“New Zealand needs a suitably sized dry dock facility to allow the servicing of our coastal fleet,” says the new President of NZ Shipping Federation, Clive Glover. More >>

New President and Vice President Shipping Federation

Sunday, 1 July 2018, 12:52 pm | NZ Shipping Federation

After the Federation’s AGM on Friday 29 July, the Federation is pleased to advise that Clive Glover is now President and Keith Brown is Vice President. More >>

Major step towards accurate positioning promotes automation

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 4:09 pm | NZ Shipping Federation

The completion of the trial phase of the Satellite Based Augmented Positioning (SBAS) project is a breakthrough towards the use of highly accurate GPS data. More >>

Shipping Federation on Emissions & low sulphur fuel

Friday, 15 September 2017, 7:09 pm | NZ Shipping Federation

Fact Sheet on NZ issues relating to • IMO Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Tier III • MARPOL Annex VI and Sulphur Oxide (SOx) The purpose of this factsheet is to assist anyone interested in this issue but not familiar with the operation of SOLAS vessels. IMO ... More >>

Cook Strait ferry's contribution to the Wellington economy

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 12:40 pm | NZ Shipping Federation

The quake has thrown a light on the vital role of the Cook Strait ferries as part of State Highway 1. More >>

Ports have bigger problems than the shape of their diggings

Friday, 4 March 2016, 11:38 am | NZ Shipping Federation

Port of Napier has a bigger problem than the shapes appearing on their maps, according to the Shipping Federation of New Zealand. More >>

Full Speed Ahead asks for Focus on Coastal Maritime Sector

Monday, 7 December 2015, 9:49 am | NZ Shipping Federation

“The Government is missing opportunities in the coastal maritime sector. We are offering Full Speed Ahead as an aspirational document to give them ideas about how they can do better,” says NZ Shipping Federation Executive Director, Annabel Young. More >>

Review reveals Govt yet again underfunds maritime sector

Friday, 27 November 2015, 12:50 pm | NZ Shipping Federation

Minister of Transport, Simon Bridges, needs to urgently address the underfunding of Maritime NZ’s operations, says Annabel Young, Executive Director of the NZ Shipping Federation. More >>

Changes in Coastal Shipping

Friday, 30 January 2015, 9:49 am | NZ Shipping Federation

The New Zealand Shipping Federation announced today the appointment of Annabel Young as the new Executive Director. This appointment comes at an exciting time for coastal shipping as both Pacifica Shipping and Strait Shipping have recently announced the ... More >>

Coastal Shipping Plays Key Role in Earthquake Relief

Friday, 11 March 2011, 11:13 am | NZ Shipping Federation

New Zealand’s coastal shipping infrastructure played a vital role in the fast delivery of emergency equipment, personnel and earthquake relief supplies to Canterbury following the devastating February 22 earthquake, says Shipping Federation head Sheryl Ellison. More >>

Report Confirms Huge Pricing Advantage for Road

Friday, 16 October 2009, 12:28 pm | NZ Shipping Federation

A major report commissioned by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and undertaken by Rockpoint Corporate Finance has found that users of the State Highway network are paying only 40% of the full costs of providing roading infrastructure. More >>

Shipping Federation Welcomes $36 million

Wednesday, 21 May 2008, 1:25 pm | NZ Shipping Federation

The New Zealand Shipping Federation has welcomed the announcement of a $36 million fund for sea freight development, as part of Sea Change, the Government’s coastal shipping strategy, launched today. More >>

ETS Relief Needed for ‘Trade Exposed’ Shipping

Wednesday, 14 May 2008, 12:27 am | NZ Shipping Federation

Provide New Zealand shipping companies with access to emissions credits like other ‘trade exposed’ industries or exempt them from the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) until international ships are also subject to an emissions charge. That was the message ... More >>

Full Ahead for Coastal Shipping

Tuesday, 6 November 2007, 11:34 am | NZ Shipping Federation

Rod Grout, the President of the NZ Shipping Federation, today gave an enthusiastic welcome to the launch of Sea Change, the Government’s draft coastal shipping strategy. More >>

Shipping Federation celebrates

Friday, 25 May 2007, 10:50 am | NZ Shipping Federation

“Shipping is the transport mode of the future”, said Rod Grout, Shipping Federation President, at a function to celebrate the Federation’s 100 year anniversary. More >>

Coastal ship operators welcome Energy Strategy

Thursday, 14 December 2006, 12:41 am | NZ Shipping Federation

New Zealanders coastal shipping interests have enthusiastically welcomed the Government’s draft Energy Efficiency Strategy. Paul Nicholas, the Manager of the New Zealand Shipping Federation described the Strategy as ‘a huge step forwards to the development of ... More >>

Shipping industry will solve Port Company Worries

Tuesday, 29 August 2006, 9:51 am | NZ Shipping Federation

Government and regional council support for a revitalised coastal shipping industry is the only answer to concern at plans by some international shipping lines to reduce calls to NZ ports, Paul Nicholas, Manager of the New Zealand Shipping Federation ... More >>

Marlbporough Sounds National Transportation Route

Monday, 26 September 2005, 3:25 pm | NZ Shipping Federation

The call from Guardians of the Sounds/ Friends of Nelson Haven to have the Marlborough Sounds designated a National Transportation Route is a bit late. The sounds are clearly designated as such in the Marlborough District Council Plans. More >>

Marlborough Sounds As Transportation Route

Wednesday, 14 September 2005, 5:47 pm | NZ Shipping Federation

The Shipping Federation represents New Zealand shipowners and therefore has a keen interest in issues of national importance such as the link between the North and South islands. More >>

“Give Cook Strait Shippers a fair go”

Monday, 29 August 2005, 5:59 pm | NZ Shipping Federation

Paul Nicholas, Manager of the New Zealand Shipping Federation, is astounded at way minor faults with shipping services across Cook Strait are being reported. More >>



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