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Ports of Auckland releases study into ‘plugging-in’ cruise ships. Port will now look at installation of shore power at one cruise berth



Ports of Auckland (POAL) has today (21 December) released the results of its study into the feasibility of using shore power for cruise ships berthed in Auckland. ‘Shore power’ is the industry term to describe ‘plugging-in’ cruise ships to the national grid.

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Auckland Council approves Waitemata cruise moorings

Auckland Councillors have given the thumbs up to new cruise ship moorings extending more than 80m out into the Waitemata harbour. The decision ends a year-long delay begun when the freshly-elected mayor Phil Goff halted a similiar plan over concerns about its cost and intrusion into the harbour beyond Queens Wharf. (radionz.co.nz9

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Auckland to Study Shorepower

The Ports of Auckland have commissioned a feasibility study to look at alternative methods for powering cruise ships when in port via shorepower off the country’s power grid, according to a statement sent to media. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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New Zealand to welcome a record number of cruise ships this summer



New Zealand is gearing up for a bumper cruise season, with a record number of cruise ships headed for our shores. Cruise Lines International Association Australasia commercial director Brett Jardine said 33 ships will be cruising local waters between October 1 and April 30, with nine making their inaugural calls. (stuff.co.nz)

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Auckland’s mega cruise ship plans




Monster cruise ships will be able to berth in Auckland if plans by authorities get the go-ahead. A resource consent for a mooring structure at the end of Queen’s Wharf is due to be lodged later this month. (m.nzherald.co.nz)

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