ANL to call at quake-hit Wellington

ANL to call at quake-hit Wellington

ANL, a subsidiary of CMA CGM, will deploy geared boxships to the earthquake-hit port of Wellington to help get boxes moving again. The port’s two quay cranes have been out of action since an earthquake struck the south island of New Zealand in November.

The port’s operator CentrePort has revealed ANL will call February 12 as the start of a new service.

The ANL service will connect connect Wellington to Australia and onto global markets.

The port expects the two quay cranes to be fixed and working in four to six months time.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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