IMO Bans Large Ships from NE Coast of NZ North Island
The New Zealand Maritime Safety Authority (MSA) issued a Media Release stating that the IMO approved a decision to ban ships greater than 45 meters in length from an area off the northeast coast of the North Island. This area extends five miles from land between Bream Head and Cape Brett. The ban will come into effect on 1 December 2004.
Source: HK Law