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DURBAN HARBOUR IS SOUTH AFRICA’S PREMIER MULTI-CARGO PORT, HANDLING OVER 80M TONS OF CARGO PER ANNUM

DURBAN HARBOUR

A catalyst for global trade in Africa that brings together an international airport, a cargo terminal, warehousing, offices, a retail sector, hotels and an agricultural area

THE PORT OF

DURBAN is South Africa’s premier multi-cargo port and is counted among the busiest ports in Africa, handling over 80 million tons of cargo per annum.

The Port of Durban is the leading port in the SADC region and the premier trade gateway between South-South trade, Far East trade, Europe & USA, East & West Africa regional trade. It is the international commercial gateway to South Africa and is strategically positioned on the world shipping routes. It is one of the few ports in the world located in close proximity to the central business district. The Port of Durban occupies a focal point in the transport and logistics chain with 60% of all imports and exports passing through the port, thus it assumes a leading role in facilitating economic growth in South Africa.

RICHARDS BAY HARBOUR The port is one of South Africa’s eight operational commercial ports under the auspices of the Authority with great potential to play a key role in the shaping of South Africa’s future growth and prosperity. The combination of specialised cargo handling facilities, fast vessel turnaround, deep water infrastructure, excellent rail links to the hinterland and the large greenfield development potential, has made the port one of the world’s leading bulk ports, handling in excess of 80-million tons annually, representing approximately 60% of South Africa’s seaborne cargo.

KwaZulu-Natal Business 2018/19  

The 2018/19 edition of KwaZulu-Natal Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2008, has es...

KwaZulu-Natal Business 2018/19  

The 2018/19 edition of KwaZulu-Natal Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2008, has es...

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