Media & Advocacy

NZCCO submission Draft Nelson Plan – Port Noise Management

Draft Nelson Plan – Port Noise Management Options Feedback from the New Zealand Council of Cargo Owners Thank you for the opportunity to provide feedback on the options for management of port ... continue reading

Record attendance at NZCCO AGM reflects heightened supply chain concerns

The recent NZ Council of Cargo Owners (NZCCO) AGM saw a record number of members and affiliates meet to discuss current supply chain issues and priorities for action. As part of the meeting the ... continue reading

NZCCO submission on the exposure draft for the Natural and Built Environmental Bill

This submission is written on behalf of the New Zealand Council of Cargo Owners (NZCCO). NZCCO has been seeking change to the Resource Management Act 1991 ("RMA") for many years and has been ... continue reading

NZ supply chain congestion issues can be mitigated by Government says Council of Cargo Owners

The New Zealand Council of Cargo Owners (NZCCO) has written to the Minister of Transport with a list of key steps that it recommends the Government takes to help mitigate the extreme strain that ... continue reading

Letter to the Minister of Transport re Supply Chain Issues

Hon Michael Wood, Minister of Transport Dear Minister Supply Chain Congestion Concerns The New Zealand Council of Cargo Owners met in Wellington on 26 May. As you will recall, the Council ... continue reading

Climate Change Submission March 2021

This submission is made on behalf of the members of the New Zealand Council of Cargo Owners. The Council comprises the largest companies that own New Zealand’s import and export freight. Many of ... continue reading

NZ Supply Chain Under Pressure

  Council has been monitoring with concern the cascading congestion issues that are impacting many of our members. In order to gain a clearer picture of what’s happening, what’s ahead and ... continue reading

NZCCO Releases Manifesto 2020

 ADDRESSING THE BARRIERS TO EFFICIENT, RELIABLE AND COST-EFFECTIVE CARGO MOVEMENT August 10th, 2020 The efficiency, reliability and cost-effectiveness of the shipping supply chain is critical for continue reading

Name Change for Shippers’ Council Underlines Focus

The NZ Council of Cargo Owners (NZCCO), as it is now to be known, has its sights firmly set on championing the national and international supply chain interests of the country’s large exporters ... continue reading

EPA Consultation Submission 2019

This submission is made on behalf of the New Zealand Shippers’ Council. The council is the peak body for New Zealand’s freight owners. We represent a very large proportion of New Zealand’s ... continue reading

NZ Shippers’ Council Statement In Response To 2nd Report of The Upper North Island Supply Chain Working Group re Future Of The Ports of Auckland

The NZ Shippers’ Council considers that any decision to close the current Ports of Auckland continue reading

Shippers’ Council Urges Government to Maintain Investment in Quality Roading Infrastructure

The New Zealand Shippers’ Council welcomes the Government’s decision to green light the Manawatū Gorge replacement road and urges the government not to take its eye off other important roading ... continue reading

Shippers Concerned about Transit Times on VSA Service to US West Coast

The NZ Shippers’ Council has raised concern about the lengthened transit time to ports on the US West Coast. The VSA service to Long Beach has extended from 15 days out to 30 days, with ... continue reading

Shippers’ Council Submission on Customs User Charges

This submission is made on the behalf of the New Zealand Shippers’ Council.  The Council is the peak body for New Zealand’s freight owners.  We represent a very large proportion of New Zealand’s ... continue reading

NZSC Submission MoT MARPOL Annex VI Consultation

New Zealand’s potential accession to IMO treaty: MARPOL Annex VI: Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships. This submission is made on behalf of the New Zealand Shippers’ Council (NZSC). NZSC is ... continue reading

Significant Work Programme Ahead for NZ Shippers Council

The NZ Shipper’s Council recently held its annual Strategy Day - a full day of discussion and strategic planning around supply chain issues of key importance to members. continue reading

New Chair for NZ Shippers’ Council

Simon Beale, Group Shipping Manager, T&G Global, has been elected as the new Chairperson of the NZ Shippers Council. Simon replaces Mike Knowles (Zespri) who stood down after 5 years at the ... continue reading

Big Ships Presentation 2018

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NZ Shippers’ Council Big Ships Report Underlines Need For New Integrated Supply Chain Strategy

24 January 2018 NZ Shippers’ Council Big Ships report underlines need for new integrated supply chain strategy Increasingly bigger ships will place unprecedented demands on the efficiency of New ... continue reading

Cover Letter to Ministers re Big Ships Report

Cover letter to Ministers Big Ships report 2017_ continue reading

Bigger Ships – What are the Implications for New Zealand?

NZIER report to NZSC – Implications from Bigger Ships (FINAL 5 December 2017) continue reading

Shippers Council Opposes Port Insurance Levy Mechanism

2nd October 2017 The New Zealand Shippers’ Council is concerned that the recent announcement by Port Napier that it will impose an insurance levy charge on transport operators is the ‘thin end of continue reading

NZ Shippers’ Council Statement Re Future Of The Ports Of Auckland

The NZ Shippers’ Council considers that a decision to relocate the current Ports of Auckland operations elsewhere is a major decision that needs to be considered very carefully. A sound business ... continue reading

Passage of the Cartels Bill Applauded by NZSC

The New Zealand Shippers’ Council welcomes the regulatory certainty and competition oversight of international shipping that the passing of the Commerce (Cartels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill continue reading

Largest Container Ship Arrives

5th October 2016 Largest Container Ship Arrives The NZ Shippers Council acknowledge the arrival of the largest container ship to have ever visited New Zealand. Aotea Maersk arrive in Tauranga ... continue reading

Letter to Minister re Cartels Amendment Bill

Hon Paul Goldsmith Minister of Commerce Parliament Buildings Private Bag 18041 WELLINGTON 6160 Commerce Act (Cartels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill Dear Minister Given recent publicity on RNZ ... continue reading

Shippers Call for Urgent Action on Maritime CO2 Emissions

The New Zealand Shippers Council (NZSC) supports a call by the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) for the shipping industry to reach agreement on a market-based measure for carbon reduction - or risk ... continue reading

All Strength to Groser’s Arm

The Shippers’ Council today welcomed media accounts suggesting increased flexibility from key players on dairy and other issues that caused the TPP negotiations to stall at Maui. continue reading

NZ Shippers Council Position Paper Review of the RMA

NZ Shippers Council position paper Review of the RMA Jan 2015 continue reading

NZ Shippers Council Position re Mandatory VGM

NZ Shippers Council position re Mandatory VGM January 2015 continue reading

Updated Big Ships Report

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Submission to the New Zealand Productivity Commission International Freight Transport Services

SUBMISSION TO THE NEW ZEALAND PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT TRANSPORT SERVICES 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 The Shippers Council welcomes the opportunity to submit to the New Zealand ... continue reading

The Question of Bigger Ships

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