Tauranga, New Zealand

Often referred to as a food bowl or market garden New Zealand’s economy is based around its natural resources including rich soils combined with plentiful natural water resource and sunshine.  New Zealand’s exports of home grown fruit, meat, fish, dairy and wine are world renown.  With its stable democratic governance and straight  forward business processes New Zealand has few trade barriers or restrictions which makes international trading whether import or export very simple.


Port of Tauranga is the natural gateway to and from international markets for many of New Zealand’s businesses. The Port’s location is central to key export commodity sources. We have direct and dedicated access to New Zealand’s largest import market, the capacity to expand our infrastructure, and unrivalled sea, road and rail connections.

The Port’s key strength lies in its ability to grow to meet customer requirements and market demands. It has the land holdings to expand, and the integrity, innovation and commitment to meet customers’ future needs. Port of Tauranga handled 22,194,014 tonnes of cargo in 2017 which included 1,085,987 TEU. It is the only New Zealand Port to handle more than 1 Million containers in a year. Key commodities include Logs, Other forestry, Dairy, Kiwifruit, Oil products and fertiliser.


Oceanbridge Shipping has represented Marfret in New Zealand since 1998. Covering all New Zealand ports and regions Oceanbridge has a dedicated Marfret agency made up of knowledgeable and reputable staff.

Being small ,customers often comment that they appreciate the personal service and direct people contact that no longer applies with the larger carriers.

Agencies for port : Tauranga

Marfret Shipping Agency – Tauranga
Mount Maunganui 3116,
3116 Tauranga
Tel : 64 (9) 488 6099
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