The Port of Tauranga (Port Code: NZTRG) is a port situated in Tauranga, New Zealand. It is the largest and most efficient port in the country both in terms of total cargo volume and container throughput with container volumes exceeding 950,000 TEUs (Twenty Foot Equivalent Units). It is the international freight gateway for the country's imports and exports. The port handles 32% of all New Zealand cargo, 37% of New Zealand exports and 41% of all shipping containers. It is the only New Zealand port able to accommodate larger container vessels, unlocking economic and environmental benefits for shippers. Operated by Port of Tauranga Ltd (NZX: POT), it is a natural harbour protected by Mount Maunganui and Matakana Island. There are 15 available berths and more than 200 staff.