Ironsand Loading

Our Marine personnel with a wide range of expertise provide Pilotage and Cargo Loading Services to our Clients who conduct these unique operations at Taharoa in beautiful New Zealand.

The ETL Group with our highly qualified and experienced Pilots / Load Supervisors provide excellent support services to these unique Slurry Loading operations at Taharoa - New Zealand Steel Mining’s facility, which paves the way for our clients to achieve their project outcomes in a timely, cost-effective and environmentally friendly manner.

The Taharoa Terminal is the only Ironsand Loading Terminal in the world where Ironsand is loaded in slurry form onto a vessel. Since ETL’s involment in this venture, NZSM has efficiently shipped / exported 3 million DMT of Ironsand from Taharoa in an incident free, safe, regulatory and timely manner.



Some of our support services include:


We remain committed to providing Safe, Quality, Cost effective and Timely services, while maintaining our record of safety excellence in all of our operations. 

For any of the services above, or to discuss other project requirements overseas or within New Zealand please contact us.