Ports of Auckland’s customers have access to a world class container terminals supported by New Zealand’s largest container crane and straddle carrier fleets as well as advanced electronic container tracking, shipping information and paperless processes.
Ports of Auckland's primary Fergusson Container Terminal is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Located next to Auckland’s central business district, the Port of Auckland’s container terminal provides easy access to a third of New Zealand’s population and to the largest regional economy in the country. This proximity to market means Ports of Auckland’s customers benefit from a cost-effective and ‘green’ supply chain.
A Vehicle Booking System (VBS) helps deliver efficient truck turnaround times, while an on-site rail connection and an Freight Hub at Wiri, South Auckland, mean cargo owners have a range of options for the receipt and delivery of their goods.
Fergusson Container Terminal
Fergusson Container Terminal is New Zealand's largest and most advanced container terminal. It currently provides 32.0 hectares of container terminal facility, recently extended by 5.8 hectares.
Fergusson has the most advanced and comprehensive container terminal infrastructure in New Zealand, with five post-panamax ship-to-shore cranes on 610 metres of berth. Each of the cranes is twin-lift capable and the three newest cranes boast extended outreach to help better service larger, wider ships.
The terminal is also home to the largest and most sophisticated straddle carrier fleet in New Zealand, made up almost entirely of new hybrid diesel-electric machines.
A planned extension will see a further 3.6 hectares and a third berth added to the terminal by 2016. The extension will provide significant additional capacity, helping to future proof the Port and ensure ongoing cargo volume growth can be catered for.
Bledisloe Wharf is located to the west of the Fergusson terminal. It offers 14.5 hectares of of operational space, with three ship-to-shore cranes on 260.0 metres of berth. Each of the cranes is twin-lift capable with 41.0-metre outreach and 29.5-metre lift height.
Bledisloe also provides Ports of Auckland’s customers with an essential third container ship berth. This means that more ships on more services can be accommodated simultaneously at Ports of Auckland than at any other New Zealand port.