Napier, New Zealand

Often referred to as a food bowl or market garden New Zealand’s economy is based around its natural resources including rich soils combined with plentiful natural water resource and sunshine.  New Zealand’s exports of home grown fruit, meat, fish, dairy and wine are world renown.  With its stable democratic governance and straight  forward business processes New Zealand has few trade barriers or restrictions which makes international trading whether import or export very simple.


Napier Port is the shipping gateway that connecting the centre of New Zealand with the people and markets of the world.

Every year it handles more than 600 vessels and over 3.9 million tons of cargo, including over 250,000 TEU containers. Napier Port is growing rapidly, expanding to inland freight hubs and planning for an additional wharf to handle the next generation of container vessels.


Oceanbridge Shipping has represented Marfret in New Zealand since 1998. Covering all New Zealand ports and regions Oceanbridge has a dedicated Marfret agency made up of knowledgeable and reputable staff.

Being small ,customers often comment that they appreciate the personal service and direct people contact that no longer applies with the larger carriers.

Agencies for port : Napier