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Title: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Brent on January 17, 2019, 05:32:09 am
Maersk Southern Star service vessle Rio de Jnaeiro made an ad hoc call at Wellington 16.1 to load empties.

CMA CGM PAD service to resume weekly calls end Feb and the Nordmaple to replace EM Corfu.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Brent on January 31, 2019, 05:29:12 pm
Oluf Maersk contained an engine room fire whilst at Panama Canal, however the resulting damage has necessitated full discharge of her cargo that will now be onforwarded by other vessels. She had only just returned to the OC1 service after docking.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Simon Brown on February 06, 2019, 11:55:55 pm
Just a correction it was the OLGA MAERSK IMO 9251614 that had the fire and shes still in Cristobal at the moment.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on February 07, 2019, 04:12:29 am
Olomana will replace Liloa II on Matson's South Pacific schedule.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on February 10, 2019, 11:50:13 pm
APL Denver IMO 9345960 will replace Thuringia on the ANZEX service to Asia.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on February 24, 2019, 10:01:47 am
The Avra C IMO 9408372 ex Sofrana Tourville is on her way from Port Kelang and is due Tauranga 9 March with Sofrana as agent. Are they reverting to a three vessel operation?
Also the current Sofrana Tourville is due Auckland 27 February from Brisbane to load then haeding to Tauranga. These vessels usually call Tauranga first. However, Marine Traffic has the vessel heading Brisbane to Sydney with arrival 7.00am 26 February. Sydney is not on the Sofrana schedule.
Any ideas?


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on February 24, 2019, 10:21:58 pm
Sofrana Shipping's website seems to no longer be working.
Sofrana Tourville now not due until 3 March, after her stop in Sydney.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on February 25, 2019, 01:37:30 am
The Frisia Aller is due Auckland 2 March from Sydney and sailing for Noumea. Are MSC reinstating their Auckland to Noumea schedule?


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on February 26, 2019, 09:08:12 pm
Avra C is going to be a regular caller at Auckland, so must be joining the Sofrana fleet. :)


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on February 27, 2019, 08:29:35 pm
Maersk are to reintroduce their suspended schedule from Nelson/Timaru and Auckland to Tanjung Pelepas.
The vessels are:
Hayling Island IMO 9315886
Johannes Maersk IMO 9215189
Songa Haydn IMO 9392561
Atlantic Bridge IMO 9351115
an new build Nordmaple IMO 9802504
The port rotation will be Tanjung Pelepas-Torres Strait-Nelson-Timaru-Auckland-Torres Strait-Tanjung Pelepas.
The first vessel is Hayling Island due Nelson 14 March 2019.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Robbie on February 27, 2019, 09:13:26 pm
The Atlantic Bridge is a lot smaller compared to the other ships on this route. Maybe she is trading in another name and is yet to be renamed.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on February 27, 2019, 09:46:26 pm
I thought that too, but that is the IMO number that Maersk are quoting on their schedule.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on February 28, 2019, 12:50:24 am
Avra C is replacing Sofrana Surville. According to ANL schedule she will finish this voyage in Auckland.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on March 06, 2019, 10:04:25 am
"Colombo" IMO 9256212 is replacing "Lori" on MSC's Kiwi Service. "Lori" is transferring to the Capricorn schedule.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Tony des Landes on March 07, 2019, 07:19:04 am
Shanghai Trader is to replace OOCL Kuala Lumpur on the KIX Service


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on March 07, 2019, 10:06:09 pm
Jens Maersk IMO 9215177 will replace the announced Atlantic Bridge on Maersk's South East Asia service.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on March 08, 2019, 02:43:53 am
The Capitaine Wallis has finally discharged her cargo at Norfolk Island after being held up due to bad weather. Her next voyage is to Marsden Point where she will load tank containers of Wilson's Cement for discharge in Lyttelton.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on March 11, 2019, 07:20:55 am
Capitaine Wallis will be chartered by Pacifica Shipping for voyages between Marsden Point and Lyttelton, carrying cement in tank containers to Lyttelton and repositioning empties back to Marsden Point.
These voyages are between her scheduled trips to Norfolk Island.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on March 13, 2019, 08:23:47 pm
MV Bravo Supporter IMO 9165944 is loading in Auckland at present for Pitcairn Island. She will do four trips a year between Mangareva (French Polynesia) and Auckland , and from Auckland to Pitcairn Island. In between times she is on a 12 day cycle between Mangareva and Pitcairn. As well as general cargo carried breakbulk and in 10ft containers, she can also accomodate up to 12 passengers. Passenger berths are given priority to Pitcairn residents.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on March 14, 2019, 04:19:44 am
Sofrana Surville sailed from Auckland this afternoon for the last time. She is heading for Busan with a full load of empty general containers for CMA CGM - ANL. Her replacement in the Sofrana-ANL fleet, Avra C is anchored in the Hauraki Gulf awaiting her berth.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on March 18, 2019, 08:17:23 pm
MV Verdi IMO 9311749 will replace the advertised Nordmaple on Maersk's Northern Star service.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Brent on March 19, 2019, 05:25:12 pm
Seaspan Hamburg on USWC service will be replaced at Oakland 5.4 by Brobonne Bridge


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: P.F. KERR on March 19, 2019, 11:40:21 pm
"BROTONNE BRIDGE" is the replacement vessel. IMO:9486116


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Tony des Landes on March 27, 2019, 04:44:21 am
Ontario II (identity unknown) is to replace Seadream on the NZS/KIX Service


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on March 27, 2019, 11:34:07 pm
JPO Volans IMO 9430777 is joining the CNS schedule.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Tony des Landes on March 29, 2019, 08:00:27 am
Ontario II (identity unknown) is to replace Seadream on the NZS/KIX Service

She is ex Zim Ontario (IMO 9400136)


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Tony des Landes on March 29, 2019, 08:15:47 am
The Qatar registered Majd (ex HS Chopin) is to replace MSC Aditi on MSC's Capricorn Service


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on March 29, 2019, 09:51:50 am
The Portugese registered Saxonia IMO 9219393 is replacing Northern Diplomat on MSC's Kiwi Express Schedule.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on April 02, 2019, 01:04:36 am
Well, I've never seen that before.....
McCallums barge "Kapua" is alongside Swire's "Shuntien" at Jellicoe Wharf. They are discharging steel beams straight from the ship into the barge. I don't know here destination, but will keep a look out on Marine Traffic.
She took the steel to Waiheke Island.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on April 02, 2019, 07:34:23 pm
Fjordvik IMO 7423249 ex Westport has finally finished here trading days. She has gone for scrap in Ghent Belgium.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on April 03, 2019, 01:24:56 am
Kaipara Karrier IV IMO 8972467 has finally sailed from Whangarei. She is not showing on Marine Traffic. Does anyone know where she is headed?


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on April 04, 2019, 05:24:25 am
Hansa Freyburg IMO 9256389 is replacing ANL Elaroo on ANL's Trans Tasman schedule.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on April 08, 2019, 12:06:00 am
I've noticed over the last month the Anatoki has been doing a shuttle delivering urea from New Plymouth to Lyttelton. How have they been servicing their other customers? I see an overseas vessel is backloading fertiliser from Marsden Point to Timaru.
Maybe it is time Coastal Bulk Shipping looked at purchasing a second vessel. I'm sure there is the work for two vessels. :)


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on April 09, 2019, 05:46:25 am
Pacific Jewel IMO 8521220 has been replaced by Pacific Aria (ex Ryndam) IMO 8919269. She is based in Auckland for the winter cruising season. Her maiden call to Auckland was 9 April 2019.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: flyer682 on April 12, 2019, 01:20:19 am
I've noticed over the last month the Anatoki has been doing a shuttle delivering urea from New Plymouth to Lyttelton. How have they been servicing their other customers? I see an overseas vessel is backloading fertiliser from Marsden Point to Timaru.
Maybe it is time Coastal Bulk Shipping looked at purchasing a second vessel. I'm sure there is the work for two vessels. :)

She did squeeze in a trip from Tarakohe to Wanganui between 29 March-1 April. I see that she berthed at Tarakohe this morning, perhaps for another trip to Wanganui.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on April 13, 2019, 11:02:53 pm
Does anyone know where Kaipara Karrier IV is? She has left Whangarei but is not showing any AIS.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Tony des Landes on April 27, 2019, 02:26:14 am
Bomar Fulgent (IMO 9330501) is to replace Bomar Rossi on MSC's Capricorn Service


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on April 27, 2019, 04:31:19 am
Bomar Fulgent (IMO 9330501) is to replace Bomar Rossi on MSC's Capricorn Service

Bomar Rossi is transferring to the Kiwi Service replacing MSC Banu.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on April 29, 2019, 09:04:32 pm
Balthasar Schulte IMO 9477610 is replacing Elisabeth-S on the ECNA schedule.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on May 01, 2019, 10:44:35 am
Capitaine Tasman is replacing Capitaine Cook on the Fiji trade.
Capitaine Cook is replacing Southern Lily on the Pacific Island trade, and she will return to her owners in Singapore. Capitaine Cook will be renamed Southern Lily after two voyages.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Tony des Landes on May 01, 2019, 11:28:30 pm
Maersk Launceston (IMO 9294408) is to replace Rio Blanco on the Southern Star service


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on May 11, 2019, 09:35:46 pm
NYK Paula IMO 9419632 is doing a southbound voyage on the NZE schedule, due Auckland 27 May. She is coming from Shimizu, Japan and then sailing for Ningbo China.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Wayne ACourt on May 26, 2019, 03:50:18 am
Marine traffic and Primeport Timaru shipping schedule showing
RIO DE JANEIRO arriving into Timaru at 21-00 tonight,
That would be a challenging Berthing wouldnt it ?
Also RIO DE LA PLATA went back too Sydney after Sailing from Port Chalmers Earlier this week and is currently going up the Queensland coast for Tanjung Pelepas,9 times out of 10 they sail SOUTHABOUT and across the Australian Bight,occasionally probably because of weather and sea conditions they go through Cook Strait


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Wayne ACourt on May 26, 2019, 08:25:59 am
Bulk Carrier DIANA moved out too anchor, she not due out until the 29th when she will go too Port Chalmers too load logs,this must be too accommodate the RIO,it will look so big there that it will look like its on the Main Street, biggest ive seen in Tima's was BALTHASAR SCHULTE and she filled the Harbour,this isnt too far of double that


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Simon Brown on May 27, 2019, 12:27:58 pm
Yes Wayne it was quite a sight last evening..despite it bringing totally dark when she berthed around 10pm. Looked good sailing this morning out on a glassy millpond. She glided out as if it was on ice! Was a very slow berthing with 3 tugs. Around 30-40 meters fore & aft clearance in the swing inside the harbour so virtually no margin for error. Good skills by all. It was just a proving call. The cranes donít have the reach across to the outboard side apparently but they took off a few boxes just for the heck of it. I heard about some locals complaining about the thumping sound of the generators all night. I live 5 or so kilometres away in west Timaru and I could hear them too. Not expecting to see a RIO class back here anytime soon. It did set a largest arrival record and I doubt they can go any bigger now.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on May 28, 2019, 06:40:11 am
NYK Paula is in Auckland loading a full load of empty general containers to go back to China.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Wayne ACourt on May 28, 2019, 08:15:24 pm
Thanks for that Feed-Back Simon,Did you get some photos on Her departure ?My photos of the RIO's are on Marinetraffic.The Port Chalmers and surrounding locals have been complaining also of the thumping noise,they have tried limiting there stay overnight by bringing them in the next Morning making it one night instead of two,all i can see happening is they are getting further behind in their schedule,the next one BRAVO was already in Napier when De Janeiro was at Chalmers,but she sat off the coast down near or past St Andrews most of the day after leaving Tima's.
Regards;Wayne


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on June 10, 2019, 10:46:14 am
MSC's Kiwi service is going from six vessels down to four. Cape Marin, MSC Astrid and Bomar Rossi are leaving, but they are adding Sphene IMO 933058.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Brent on June 13, 2019, 06:43:31 am
Sounds like the Rio class Timaru trial was succesful and regular calls will start soon. Pacifica will be acquiring a new coastal containership but unclear if a replacement for the Spirit or a second vessel.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Tony des Landes on June 14, 2019, 08:51:24 am
ANL Wendouree is to be replaced by Holsatia (IMO 9233856) on the KIX Service


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on June 15, 2019, 02:13:55 am
Saxonia is transferring to MSC Capricorn service, and Lori is transferring back to the Kiwi service.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on June 17, 2019, 11:04:12 pm
Sounds like the Rio class Timaru trial was succesful and regular calls will start soon. Pacifica will be acquiring a new coastal containership but unclear if a replacement for the Spirit or a second vessel.
Is there anyone in the shipping industry that has any information on Pacifica's plans?


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Brent on June 20, 2019, 06:42:35 am
Hamburg-Sud have now announced that the Maersk Southern Star service will call weekly at Timaru from July. This comprises the 5,900 TEU "Rio" class, currently going through a drydocking programme with Maersk Launceston drafted in as cover while the vessels rotate through.
The Triple Star vessel Clifford Maersk has suffered main engine issues and will omit Tauranga next week.
Seasonal adjustments and a docking programme to instal scrubbers to comply with 2020 fuel emmission law changes will result in blank sailings on the MSC Capricorn service. However, ships on the New Kiwi service will make extra portcalls to maintain coverage during the period.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on June 26, 2019, 04:16:11 am
Does anyone know where the Kaipara Karrier IV has gone? She was last seen at Northport's Upper Harbour but has sailed from there after repairs. ???


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on July 09, 2019, 09:36:30 pm
Hansa Offenburg IMO 9516765 is replacing ANL Elanora on ANL's TransTasman schedule.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Brent on July 10, 2019, 06:22:54 pm
A sister to Hansa Offenburg apparently under negotiation with Swire to replace Spirit of Canterbury.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: flyer682 on July 12, 2019, 09:21:17 pm
Really?  That's a huge ship for service on the NZ coast.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on July 19, 2019, 01:05:02 am
MV Debussy IMO 9445576 is being added to the Maersk/ANL West Coast USA schedule, bringing the number of vessels to 9.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on July 23, 2019, 10:43:53 am
JPO Vela IMO 9406180 is to replace Holsatia on the KIX Schedule.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Brent on August 06, 2019, 07:14:35 am
Swire confirm purchase of Hansa Ludwigsburg for Pacifica service as Moana Chief, underway in September. Another sister Hansa Offenburg replaces ANL Elanora at Sydney 7.8.19.

CMA CGM L'Etoile to make a comeback on CMA CGM PAD to r/p Nordserena, service to revert to fortnightly shortly

Maersk Triple Star service to fall back to fortnightly for a few months as export peak fades

Maersk Pacific Express (Asia/TRG/Sth America) to host interesting sailing in early Septamber - Tasman formerly P&O Nedlloyd Tasman built 2000 5,468 TEU

Maersk due to announce changes to southern star to cope with Timaru call that has been restricted by draft issues

Bulker Ken Jyo due on the coast imminently may be one of the first "new era" vessels sporting an enlarge funnel combining the scrubber function to meet new gas emission regulations.



Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on August 22, 2019, 08:57:09 pm
The new coastal container vessel Moana Chief ex Hansa Ludwigsburg is due Auckland 12 September.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Brent on August 23, 2019, 10:01:27 am
Synergy Oakland (4,250 TEU blt 2009 ex YM Oakland) to r/p Merkur Ocean


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: flyer682 on September 03, 2019, 06:29:55 am
Moana Chief sailed from Changtu Island, China (where she been drydocked) on 1 September, with ETA Auckland 15 September.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Tony des Landes on September 19, 2019, 08:02:26 am
Xin Zhang Zhou is to replace JPO Volans on the ANZEX Service


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on September 26, 2019, 04:31:23 am
Northport has the vessel Kota Darjah arriving 1 November to discharge containers from Lyttelton and sailing for Tauranga. She appears to be in Port Moresby at the moment as Gazelle Coast IMO 9436874. She traded to NZ in 2013 as Southern Cross.
Does anyone know what this voyage is about?


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on September 28, 2019, 11:12:32 pm
Majd IMO 9323027 and Bolmar Fulgent IMO 9330501 are joining MSCs Kiwi Express service.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Brent on September 29, 2019, 06:44:28 am
Hi Stephen
To fill one of their gaps they have chartered another "Northern" class vessel.
And a problem with Hope Island as needs to remove scum off her hull so has cancelled a number of NZ portcalls, not sur ewhat is happening with cargo on board.
Cheers
Brent


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on September 29, 2019, 09:58:50 am
Hi Brent
The Northern class vessel is Northern Diamond IMO 9405033.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Tony des Landes on September 30, 2019, 03:16:32 am
It appears that the Spirit of Melbourne is to return to Maersk's OC1 Service as a replacement for the Balthasar Schulte, which was recently sold to Borealis Maritime.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Simon Brown on September 30, 2019, 05:52:48 am
I see Swires SPIRIT OF CANTERBURY is showing on the Maersk schedules are starting a Tauranga-Timaru-Lyttelton-Timaru-Tauranga rotation next week. That's interesting. Vessel currently sitting off Auckland waiting orders..


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on September 30, 2019, 10:28:00 pm
Spirit of Canterbury is coming back in from anchor to Fergusson Terminal at 9am on 3 October to load.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Brent on October 01, 2019, 04:37:43 am
Hi Simon, without the Rio's calling Timaru Maersk may be trying a coastal as an alternative.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Simon Brown on October 01, 2019, 09:07:58 am
Hi. It might be the beginning of the long talked about dedicated coastal feeder service that Tauranga & Timaru have had in mind. Maybe the little helper Swire-Pacifica see some merit in offering the right sized vessel SoC to the Maersk-Hamburg group to relieve some pressure off the the OC1 vessels that do move boxes around the coast especially to/from Tauranga. Even our business feeders north on the OC1 vessels ex Timaru to transship over Tauranga to Aust. Still things can stop as quick as they start so we'll see what we see over the coming days.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Brent on October 02, 2019, 06:52:13 am
Hamburg-Sud today issued a press release confirming this new coastal service operated by Spirit of Competition connecting Timaru to Lyttelton and Tauranga. A weekly service will include double-calls at TIM presumably feedering Asian containers over Lyttelton, then returning to TIM for containers to west coast North America to connecting at Tauranga. Wasn't clear on start-up date though Spirit of Canterbury did berth Auckland today showing destination Lyttelton.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on October 04, 2019, 01:06:46 am
Synergy Keelung IMO 9450595 will replace Melina on Maersk's WCNA schedule.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on October 13, 2019, 11:54:12 pm
Safmarine Mulanje sailed from Auckland 11 October for Lyttelton but didn't make it. According to POAL there is a MPI (pest control) issue with the vessel and she is to return to Auckland, berthing at 2100 14 October. She will be in port until the 16th when she will go out to anchor, returning again at 0500 on the 18th. She will finally sail at 0730 on the 19th.
I don't know if she is going to do her coastal port calls, any info would be appreciated.

Ok, now she is sailing back and forth in the Hauraki Gulf, and expected to berth 0100 on 18 October and sail 1500. That's alot of sailing in a small space.

Right. Tonight, 15 October she is off Gisborne, and Napier has her due tomorrow morning. Auckland still has her listed for 0500 on 18th.


Title: Re: Updates on vessels and service changes to New Zealand in 2019
Post by: Stephen Chester on October 18, 2019, 09:59:17 am
McCallum Bros new vessel that was built in Indonesia is due in Auckland on 28 October from Miri.
Here is a video of her launching.


https://www.mccallumbros.co.nz/WilliamFraser.html