26 April 2016
For LPC’s Launch Master, Bryan Shankland, waiting for the arrival of the new Pilot Launch was like waiting for Christmas morning – and it was worth the wait.
03 December 2015
Joanne Laing has always loved the sea. She grew up in Lyttelton and at 18 she and two mates in the Lyttelton Sea Venturers were accepted as apprentices in the Union Steam Ship Company. Check out the video.
02 December 2015
Darren Brown drove straddles at Lyttelton Port for eight years before retiring in March 2016. He made it look easy but recalls the challenge of mastering the $1.25 million machine. Check out the video.
01 December 2015
The Port is a dynamic and ever-changing scene but for Rob Austin it’s what happens under the water that he finds the most interesting.
Logistics Shift Manager
26 July 2015
Imagine this – you’re responsible for a container ship berthed at Lyttelton Port. It needs to discharge 600 containers then have 700 containers loaded onto it. You have 20 hours to do it. There is another vessel waiting at the heads for its berthing window. Time is money and the clock is ticking.
26 April 2015
For LPC Marine Pilot, Finlay Laird, working at Lyttelton Port allows him to live and work where he loves best.
26 December 2014
A love of Lyttelton and an afternoon watching a ship come in, led to a new career as a Cargo Handler for LPC’s Mike Searle.
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