Facilities

Haulout & Launch

Our primary service is to haulout, wash and store vessels up to 350 tonnes. With one of New Zealand’s largest capacity mobile vessel hoists, accompanied by a yard able to accommodate up to eight vessels up to 50 metres in length, Vessel Works is well positioned to assist vessels to undertake a variety of maintenance services in Tauranga.

Vessels can be stored on the sealed hardstand near the various onsite marine providers or can be placed into the onsite marine providers purpose-built buildings.

We have an advanced water treatment system that collects and processes all water from the hardstand for recycling, treatment or discharge to sewer.

Contact:

info@vesselworks.co.nz

+64 7 577 7270

Max Lift: 350 tonnes
Max Length: 50 metres
Max Width: 11.5 metres

Berthage

Bridge Wharf

The Bridge Wharf is a fixed timber wharf with a total of 16 fixed berths. The wharf is suitable for working vessels and is serviced from Hikuwai Place (formerly Den Place). Parking is available immediately adjacent the wharf, with a waste and recycling centre nearby.

Refit Wharf

The 30m x 10m Refit Wharf on the northern side of the hardstand area is designed for alongside refit works for vessels up to 60m and includes circa 300m2 of hardstand space. This berth allows for crane, truck and forklift access to vessels for a variety of in-water maintenance activities.

Floating Berths

A number of floating pontoon berths are available adjacent to the hardstand for on-water maintenance.

Refit Wharf cost per m / day = $8.50
Floating Berth cost per m / day = $3.50 
Bridge Wharf cost per m / day = $2.20

excl gst.

Contact:

info@vesselworks.co.nz

+64 7 577 7270

Fuelling, Ice & Unloading Wharf

The precinct has been developed to provide secure facilities for Tauranga’s fishing fleet.

The wharf is available 24/7 and can be booked by the hour to allow the offload of commercial fishing catch, loading of fish ice, or the bunkering of fuel.

A Go Fuel fuel facility provides fuel delivery 24/7 and is available to all vessels. For larger volumes, Go Fuel and other local suppliers can deliver fuel to the precinct, and fuel vessels on the floating pontoons, the refit wharf or whilst the vessel remains in the lifting bay.

<18m = $35 / half hour
>18m = $50 / half hour

excl gst.

Contact:

info@vesselworks.co.nz

+64 7 577 7270

Commercial Vessel Ramp

The Cross Road Ramp is provided for the use by roll-on / roll off commercial ferries. The ramp can be booked by the hour and a facility fee is payable for the use of the ramp. (commercial only)

Contact:

info@vesselworks.co.nz

+64 7 577 7270

Place of First Arrival (PoFA)

All international seacraft must first arrive at a port that is an approved place of first arrival (PoFA) and be fully cleared before moving on to other ports in New Zealand. Vessel Works is an approved PoFA for a range of vessels including military, fishing, passenger, and recreational craft like yachts and super yachts.

Transitional Facility

Goods, sea containers and air containers arriving in New Zealand must first go to a transitional facility approved by MPI. Vessel Works is an approved Transitional Facility.