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FACILITIES AND SERVICES
Port Facilities
Port

Berths

Modern, well constructed and maintained safe berthage in all weather is available for up to ten large overseas vessels and a large number of fishing vessels and oyster trawlers. All berths are well equipped with a substantial bollard and fendering systems and are supplied with lighting.

The berths are located on three wharves:

Island Harbour

Town Wharf

Tiwai Wharf

Bridge

Infrastructure & Land

The following provides an overview of the facilities available at each berth and their specifications.

Island Harbour Wharf

Length

160m

Maximum Working Draught

7.0m

Covered Storage

No. 1 Cargo Shed 2,000m2

Open Storage

200m2 concrete apron at east and west end of cargo shed

Access

Direct road on to wharf

Width of Wharf Apron

11.5m

Construction

Concrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2
This berth is leased to Sanford Ltd. Contact Sanford Ltd at Bluff for further information.

Length

190m

Maximum Working Draught

7.7m

Covered Storage

No. 2 Cargo Shed 1,400m2

Access

Direct road onto wharf

Width of Wharf Apron

11.5m

Construction

Concrete reliving platform on steel sheet piles

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2

Length

70m

Maximum Working Draught

6.0m

Access

Road access only

Length

213m (total length of No 3 and 4 berths 426m)

Maximum Working Draught

9.7m

Covered Storage

No. 3 Cargo Shed 11,200m2

Open Storage

Concrete apron 650m2 at east end of shed

Access

Direct road access onto wharf

Width of Wharf Apron

16m

Construction

Concrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles

Specialised Features

Power outlets for refrigerated containers in west end of No. 3 cargo shed and on the western apron

Specialised Cargo Facilities

The berth is suitable for break bulk vessels, having ample space on the wharf and in the back up areas

Length

153m

Maximum Working Draught

9.2m

Covered Storage

No. 2 and No. 3 cargo sheds in close proximity

Open Storage

1,800m2 concrete area at southern end of wharf, 500m2 apron at east end, No. 3 cargo shed

Access

Direct road access onto wharf

Width of Wharf Apron

15m

Construction

Concrete relieving platform on steel piles

Specialised Cargo Facilities

Heated 200mm diameter bulk liquid lines from storage tank installation and 200mm diameter acid pipeline

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2

Length

213m (total length of No. 3 and No. 4 berths is 426m)

Maximum Working Draught

9.7m

Covered Storage

Nil

Open Storage

Area of 30,000m2

Access

Direct road access onto wharf

Construction

Concrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles

Length

213m

Maximum Working Draught

9.7m

Covered Storage

Specialised dairy product storage shed

Access

Direct road access onto wharf

Construction

Concrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2

Length

135m, maximum length of vessel 90m

Maximum Working Draught

7.75m

Covered Storage

No. 6 cargo shed 1,500m2 (shed leased to petfood manufacturer and exporter)

Open Storage

Available on wharf apron as required

Access

Direct road access onto wharf

Construction

Concrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles

Width of Wharf

30m

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2
Suitable for small vessels, eg. oil rig tenders, fishing vessels etc.

Length

100m

Maximum Working Draught

8.0m

Access

Road access onto wharf

Construction

Concrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2
Cold store and environmental loading area 150m from berth

Length

230m

Maximum Working Draught

9.7m

Access

Direct road only

Open Storage

10,000m2 adjacent to berth. Conveyor loading system for woodchips at 700 tonnes per hour

Wharf Apron

50m plus in width

Construction

Concrete relieving platform on steel sheet piles

Maximum single axle loading 50 tonnes, distributed 3 tonnes per m2

town wharf - tanker berths

Length

210m

Maximum Working Draught

9.7m

Access

Direct road on to wharf

Plant & Equipment

The following equipment is available for customer use at the port.

Mobile Hoppers - 4 at 40 tonnes.

Washdown Facility for Vehicle Imports - MPI Approved.

Weighbridges - 1 of 80 tonnes capacity 21m x 3m platform. Automatic computer weighing operation. Split Weighbridge.

Pneumatic Unloader - 1 unit, 600 tonnes per hour with load-out conveyor. (At Tiwai Wharf for Aluminium Smelter product).

Wood Chip Stockpile Loader - Storage capacity 150,000 tonnes. Loading 700 tonnes per hour.

Bulk Liquid Complex - Storage capacity 4,775 tonnes. Loading 400-500 tonnes per hour.

Forklifts, Wheel Loaders, Mobile Plant, etc - South Port has sufficient mechanical cargo handling plant to handle all cargoes with particular emphasis on containers, dairy product, meat, timber and general cargo. Craneage is available for hire.

Mobile Harbour Container Cranes - Two Liebherr mobile harbour cranes capable of handling up to 40’ containers with spreader and up to 100 tonnes on the hook. The cranes are also available for bulk and other general cargo.

Electrical - The Island Harbour is serviced by an extensive underground high tension distribution system. Lighting is available in all working areas. Capacity is included in the system to take up new demand as the need arises. All systems on the Island Harbour are owned, operated and maintained by South Port.

Fumigation Shed

Log Trailer Hoist

Weighbridge

Weighbridge Login (New Platform)

Click the button to access the new weighbridge platform. This requires a new username and password. To have a username and password issued, please contact sfaithfull@southport.co.nz.

Weighbridge Login