ACCESS, TRAINING AND RESTRICTED AREAS
Original photo identification must be carried at all times when in the port secure area. Drivers must carry their driver licenses. The CentrePort identification card, where issued, is valid for two years. The appropriate induction must be completed before the identification card can be re-issued.See here to determine which induction is required.
Every vehicle entering the port secure area must have either permanent signwriting or a magnetic sign on the driver’s door identifying the business or company the vehicle represents. This must be visible from a reasonable distance. Any exception to this rule must be approved and alternative vehicle identification supplied by Port Security prior to entry.
All people in the port secure area must have a work or business purpose for being on the port.
The following access restrictions apply at all times:
All family members visiting a ship’s crew must have prior approval from the ship and from CentrePort and follow CentrePort rules at all times.
Report any unauthorised person, or any person who appears unfamiliar with the port area, to the Port Security Centre on 04 495 3829, VHF Channel 10, or Port Security emergencies on
INDUCTION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
CentrePort health and safety inductions
All people who work on a CentrePort wharf or enter the port secure area must first have met the CentrePort health and safety induction requirements as follows:
Port user companies are responsible for ensuring that all people they allow to access the work area under their control are provided with inductions specific to their work areas and operational requirements.
Port user companies are to ensure that people they bring on site who have not yet received their site-specific inductions are escorted to and from their work areas by a representative of the port user company or Port Security.
Port user companies shall ensure that everyone they bring onto the port is competent for the task they are doing or is under appropriate supervision for the purposes of training.
Qualifications and licences
Port user companies shall ensure all machine operators have the required training and certification (or be under supervision for the purposes of training) for the specific machinery being operated in accordance with each company’s requirements.
Port users shall ensure that, where qualifications or licence requirements are required for any work they undertake, the people they direct to do this work hold the necessary qualifications or licence.
Map of restricted areas
Restricted areas within the port secure area are shown on the map below. Every time access to a restricted area is required, permission to access that area must be granted by the person in charge of that area. The person in charge will ensure that site-specific induction requirements have been met and provide escorting arrangements when they grant access.
Permission to access the container terminal and the berth face adjacent to the container terminal must be granted by Control through Port Security 04 495 3829.
Access through the container terminal when it is operating will usually require a Port Security escort.
All port users working in the container terminal must:
There is no pedestrian access to the container terminal at all times.
In the container terminal RED and BLUE access restriction lights operate in multiple locations. These lights are a critical safety feature to keep machinery and people working on the ground separate and to avoid operational traffic conflicts.
TSL/Empty container depot
Permission must be granted by the TSL office before entering the empty container depot. To get permission, report to the TSL office before proceeding into the empty container depot. Security will show you where the office is, and the approved route to follow when you enter the port secure area.
Log storage area
The log storage area includes the berth face and the adjacent log yard.
Permission to access the log storage area must be granted by the relevant log marshalling company. To arrange access, please contact the relevant log marshalling company:
There is no unauthorised access to the log storage area at any time.
Log scaling facility
Permission to access the log scaling facility must be granted by C3. Please contact C3 Operations on 04 499 3762 to arrange access.
Permission to access the CentrePac Shed must be granted before entering the shed. Please contact the CentrePac dispatch office on 04 495 3817 to arrange access.
All port users visiting CentrePac Shed must follow access directions provided by the business contact, and report to the CentrePac dispatch office. Visitors must be escorted at all times during the shed visit unless:
Sheds 51 and 52
Permission must be gained from the Shed Supervisor before entering Sheds 51 or 52 by:
All port users visiting Sheds 51 and 52 must report to the Shed Supervisor and be escorted at all times during the shed visit, unless arranged prior with the Shed Supervisor.
All other operational sheds and businesses inside the port
Permission must be granted by the relevant person in charge before entering any warehouse or shed on port. If you are unable to reach the relevant person in charge, call Port Security on 04 495 3829. All port users must follow the access directions provided by the business contact.
CentrePort Marine Base
The tugs and the launch are located at the CentrePort Marine Base, located in a port secure area on Interisland Wharf. Marine plant and operations present a number of unique hazards, and special precautions need to be taken.
Access to the Marine Base is restricted to authorised people. A member of the marine staff must escort anyone, other than authorised persons, entering and/or working in this area.
Before travelling on any CentrePort marine plant, anyone who is not a CentrePort staff member must complete a site-specific induction and sign a ‘hold-harmless’ form.
The cruise terminal and area is a restricted area any time a cruise ship is alongside. Only people and vehicles on business with the cruise ship operation, who satisfy pre-authorisation requirements, and who satisfy security checks are permitted entry.
Taxis are not permitted entry to the port secure area except in specific approved circumstances (e.g. transporting a passenger with a disability). On occasions that entry is permitted, the taxi driver must show their official taxi photo ID and all taxi passengers must show their cruise ship boarding passes and photo ID before the taxi will be granted entry. The taxi will be escorted into and out of the port secure area by Port Security.
When in the cruise area, expect to be stopped and questioned at any time. Original photo identification must be carried at all times.
All people in the cruise area must remain highly vigilant and comply with traffic management arrangements at all times. The area around a cruise ship is subject to considerable traffic movement (buses, tour vehicles), particularly at the beginning and the end of the day and around meal times.
If the cruise ship has engaged stevedoring staff to assist with loading stores, increased monitoring and access plans will apply that must be followed.
The tanker terminals are a restricted area any time a tanker ship is alongside. Only people and vehicles on business with the tanker operation, who satisfy pre-authorisation requirements, and who satisfy security checks are permitted entry.
All people who access any CentrePort tanker terminal facilities (Seaview, Burnham or Aotea Quay) at any time must have completed the CentrePort:
Access to the tanker berth while fuel transfer operations are taking place is strictly controlled. Permission must be granted by the Security Watchman to proceed onto the tanker berth or vessel. An original and current CentrePort identification card, driver licence or passport must be shown before entry is permitted.
While on the tanker terminal facility:
CUSP: Access, Training and Restricted Areas