There are five ships departing Port Nelson today.
At 2am the Krittika container vessel departed the Main Wharf South carrying containers to Tauranga. Built in 1994 she is just over 200m long and flies the Panama flag.
An hour later at 3am the Amaltal Enterprise fishing vessel departed Amatal Fisheries carrying bunkers to sea.
At 10am the voyager local fishing vessel will be departing the Lay Up Berth 2.
The Chengtu cargo ship will be departing the Brunt Q carrying containers to Melbourne at 3pm.
At 10pm the Amaltal Mariner local fishing vessel will be departing Amatal Fisheries.