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Quay MT - Empty Container Yard

Container Yard Hours

0700 - 1730, Monday to Friday


Please contact:

JMT yard operator

Direct dial: 035393851 or 035393825 

E-mail: cyard@portnelson.co.nz


After hours and weekend opening by prior arrangement.


Alternative contact:

Jonny Cook, Container Terminal Manager

Direct dial: 64 3 5393856

E-mail: jonny.cook@portnelson.co.nz



Port Nelson has two MAF certified wash pad facilities.

Washes are carried out to Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) standards and to customer specification. Up to 32 containers at a time can be handled through the wash facility.

Steam Clean Charge20'40'
  $75.00 $100.00



Port Nelson has 128 reefer power points for pre-tripping of empty reefer containers, a convenient service that is offered at competitive rates through third parties.


  • There is an authorised service centre for all reefer software to be checked and upgraded whenever necessary.
  • Pre-tripping containers range from controlled atmosphere, refrigerated, freezers or super-freezers (-65 degrees).
  • The below pricing is the facility fee only. Third parties will charge separately for their service. 
Pre-Trip Charge20'40'
  $55.00 $55.00



Specialised Container Services operate an independent repair facility within PNL’s empty yard operation, providing survey and repair services to IICL and ISO standards. 

Repair Charge: POA

Please contact:
Gary Fahey, Specialised Container Services

Mobile No: 021 506 801

E-mail: gary.fahey@pinnacle-corp.co.nz