New marine facility for Wynyard Quarter

A new marine refit facility is proposed to be developed in Wynyard Quarter that will have the ability to create hundreds of jobs and deliver significant marine and tourism spending.

The facility, on the corner of Beaumont and Jellicoe streets, is to be progressed and will feature a marine haul out and refit facility, commercial buildings and a residential tower on the northern end. The facility will target marine vessels up to 620 tonnes, which accounts for 85% of the world marine market.