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After Quake Updates - Progress Continues At A Pace

After Quake Updates - Progress Continues At A Pace

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) would like to advise all customers the port’s core services are operational following the 6.3 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday 22 February 2011

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Today we berthed the Turoa and fuel exchange has commenced. We have three further ships scheduled for the next three days.


In the early hours of this morning Pacifica Shipping’s The Spirit of Endurance completed a 300 container exchange. We are currently working the MSC Martina and are expecting Pacifica Shipping’s The Spirit of Resolution and MSC Krittika tonight.


Normal operating hours for receival and delivery operations will commence tomorrow Monday 28 February from 0700.


The Lyttelton road tunnel was re-opened yesterday at 1500 for Lyttelton residents for emergency and essential services. Road transport pick up/delivery of containers is considered as an essential service.


IT systems are now operational and customers are encouraged to resume normal EDI transmissions.
A number of contractors remain on site working with LPC staff to remediate issues created from Tuesday’s earthquake.
Geotech engineers have assisted to secure unstable rock faces.


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