Please click more below for basic VBS requirements ready for KiwiRail VBS Go-live.
KiwiRail will be introducing the Containerchain Vehicle Booking System (VBS) from 0001 hours on Monday 8th February. Click more for further information.
PortConnect is New Zealand's first comprehensive online cargo management system, providing viewing of and direct interaction with containers at the ports in Auckland, Tauranga and Timaru Container Terminal, including their satellite ports MetroPort Auckland, MetroPort Christchurch, Triton, Wiri and Waikato Freight Hub.
PortConnect provides a single ‘port of call’ for shipping lines, transporters, importers, exporters, forwarders and regulatory authorities for dealing with our participating ports. PortConnect offers a comprehensive range of services and instant access to a central repository of containerised cargo information.
Look up vessel visit details for Vessels in Port, Expected Arrivals and Recent Departures.
PortConnect provides two options to look up container details and event information. A free Public Track & Trace option and Subscribed Track & Trace, a monthly subscription which provides full container information.
Submit Export Pre-Advice to our partner ports.
Subscribe to receive email notifications when events occur against containers.
Request and maintain Express PINs for transport companies entering Ports of Auckland.
For shipping lines, set import clearances, security checks and empty return depots.
Our restful API allows application integration with vessel schedule, container visits and events.
For shipping lines, Edifact messages including COPARN, COARRI, CODECO and VERMAS.
Partner port integration with the clearance platform used by NZ Customs and MPI.
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