Media Release from Lyttelton Port of Christchurch
Media Release from Lyttelton Port of
Lyttelton Port of Christchurch wishes to
advise that the port has sustained further damage from
today’s series of aftershocks in Christchurch.
first priority was for the safety of all staff and we can
advise that fortunately, there were no injuries sustained at
The port is now completing a full engineering
assessment over the next 12 hours. Receival and delivery of
containers will commence 0700 Tuesday 14 June.
update you once we have a clearer picture by close of
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