CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE CUSTOMER ADVISORY UPDATE
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE CUSTOMER ADVISORY
Thursday September 9
We again update you on the current state of our freight, warehousing and International businesses affected by the Christchurch earthquakes.
Lastly, we cannot close without mentioning the incredible resourcefulness and energy of the people of Canterbury and particularly our Mainfreight team. In the face of many instances of personal tragedy, distressed children and very little sleep, this team is bravely facing each day ensuring we are doing our part in repairing and rebuilding their city, truly special people.
Wednesday September 8
Christchurch continues to experience a number of aftershocks to the 7.1 earthquake on Saturday morning. The latest been 5.1 @ 7.49am this morning.
The result of these after shocks is temporary closure of the Christchurch Airport and Lyttelton Port of Christchurch whilst they check for damage and verify operations can continue.
We will advise in the event that these closures become anything other than short term. In the meantime, Christchurch is open and capable of handling all International Airfreight and Seafreight shipments. Please advise your teams accordingly.
Please see today’s advice from the Lyttelton Port of Christchurch HERE.