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Tauranga Barge Company

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The Skookum

The Tauranga Barge Company, a subsidiary of Blakely Pacific, Ltd., operates a vehicular ferry - the Skookum.

The exceptionally cared-for Skookum, a 30-metre, roll-on and roll-off ferry, operates in Tauranga Harbour with numerous service locations, including Matakana Island where Blakely Pacific owns both land and forest. Staffed by fully qualified skippers and deckhands, the Skookum delivers safe, user-friendly service to both commercial and public traffic.

Service locations: Ramps

Matakana - Pane Pane ramp (southeast end)
Rangiwaea Island - beach landing adjacent to the jetty
Mount Maunganui - Port of Tauranga - Butter Landing (Conditions: Port access card required).
Tauranga - Sulphur Point, Cross Road (adjacent to Sandford Fish Shop)  

Capacity

2 heavy truck and trailer units plus 7 cars, or 21 cars, or 1 truck and trailer plus 12 cars.

Maximum load

124 tonnes (deck area 30 x 10 metres).

Hours

Monday to Friday, 6.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Operating a continuous shuttle service, plus on-demand runs. Service on weekends, public holidays, and special callout days is also available. Private charters and other services can be arranged - for instance, shipping off-highway and wide/heavy loads across Tauranga Harbour.

Fares, Contacts, & Terms and Conditions

DAILY CHARGE UP FARES TO/FROM MATAKANA ISLAND

Tauranga Barge Current Price List

As of 1 March 2012

 

Undiscounted

 

One way excl GST

One way incl GST

Return excl GST

Return Incl GST

A = Truck – Trailer

$141.30

$162.50

$282.60

$325.00

A* = Off highway truck

$165.22

$190.00

$330.43

$380.00

B = Heavy truck/TT up

$108.70

$125.00

$217.29

$250.00

C = Heavy vehicle (3000-5000kg)

$47.83

$55.00

$95.65

$110.00

G = Medium vehicle (2000-3000kg)

$30.43

$35.00

$60.87

$70.00

D = Light vehicles (<2000kg, car, ute)

$26.09

$30.00

$52.17

$60.00

E = Small trailer

$13.04

$15.00

$26.09

$30.00

F = Foot traffic

$3.48

$4.00

$6.96

$8.00

 

Please note these fares do not include Wharfage.

Terms and Conditions of Carriage of Goods

  1. Goods are carried at "limited carrier's risk". This means that for the purpose of the Carriage of Goods Act 1979, the Tauranga Barge Company Ltd. will only be liable for any damage or loss to any goods up to the value as specified in section 15(1) of the Carriage of Goods Act 1979.

  2. The passenger acknowledges that where the carriage of goods under this contract is a carriage of goods for business purposes in terms of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, the provisions of that Act do not apply.

  3. Tauranga Barge Company Ltd. has the right to refuse carriage of any goods that are in any way volatile in nature, offensive or likely to cause harm to other passengers or crew.

  4. The carriage of dangerous goods is regulated by the maritime Rules of the Maritime Safety Authority. Dangerous goods must be declared to Tauranga Barge Company Ltd. prior to boarding. All goods are carried at the discretion of Tauranga Barge Company Ltd.

  5. Tauranga Barge Company Ltd. only accepts responsibility for goods placed or left on board up to the value as specified in section 15(1) of the Carriage of Goods Act.

Vessel contact: 027 4763599

Office: 07 5795331

Manager and after hours: 027 4070347.