Port of Tauranga Limited provides and manages port services and cargo handling facilities in New Zealand. The company operates the Port of Tauranga. Its activities include provision of wharf facilities; land for storage and transit of import and export cargoes; berthage, cranes, tug, and pilotage services; leasing of land and buildings; container terminal ownership; and operation of rail link to Auckland (Metroport). The company also involves in the storage, cleaning, washing, and inspection of shipping containers at the Southdown rail terminal at Auckland; ownership and operation of deepwater commercial port at Marsden Point; and ownership of tugs, and operation of towage service within the Whangarei Harbour. In addition, it provides log scaling, stevedoring, inventory management, receival and delivery, warehousing, on-wharf marshalling, devanning and consolidating containers/bases, road transport, materials handling, and vessel agency services. As of June 30, 2009, the company operated 13 ports and 3 log yards. The company was founded in 1873 and is based in Tauranga, New Zealand. Port of Tauranga Ltd. is a subsidiary of Quayside Holdings Limited.