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Port Nelson provides a container yard for cleaning, pre-tripping, and repairs. For the shipping schedule and cargo acceptance schedule please click here


Container Yard Hours 

0700 - 1730, Monday to Friday 

After hours and weekend opening by prior arrangement. 



Port Nelson has two MAF-certified wash pad facilities. 

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

Steam Clean Charge 








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 Charge 








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 



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