MetroPort Auckland is a proven concept which has gained wide acceptance in the
inception in June 1999.
only truly integrated intermodal cargo gateway that creates supply chain efficiencies.
The driver behind the seamless delivery from Port of Tauranga to the inland destinationin Auckland, is the IT system SPARCS which allows the Tauranga Container Terminal
(TCT) to plan and control the movement of import container
and onto train
destined for MetroPort Auckland. Annual throughput has increased from 32,000 TEU in
the first year to 168,000
TEU year ending June 2008.
provide the rail connection between MetroPort Auckland and the
Container Terminal. The Port of Taurangas current arrangements with
through to May 2013 with preferential rights of renewal beyond that. MetroPort Auckland
Customs bonded area and
fully licensed Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry site.