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This is the week that decades of commercial coastal shipping comes to an end at Onehunga.
Holcim Cement is landing the final loads at Onehunga. The Westport will arrive for it’s final visit and remain at Onehunga until sold. The Milburn Carrier II is due in Friday morning at 8.15am (17th June), leaving Saturday morning at 7.30am (18th June). This will be her last visit to Onehunga.
The MV Westport has visited Onehunga over 1100 times. No other ship has come close to reaching this milestone at Onehunga, with fellow vessel MV Milburn Carrier II the next best on the all-time visit list having made close to 950 calls to Onehunga.
In future Cement will come from Japan into the new facility at Auckland.