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Our Southern African Ports

Richards Bay

South Africa

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Richards Bay is a modern, multi-purpose deep water terminal. Built primarily for the export of coal and other bulk and breakbulk cargoes, it is South Africa’s premier bulk port.

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Richards Bay
18°
Cloudy
05:0418:07 SAST
Feels like: 18°C
Wind: 6km/h E
Humidity: 92%
Pressure: 1024.04mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
22/18°C
22/18°C
22/18°C

Durban

South Africa

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Durban is the largest and busiest port in South Africa and the 9th largest harbour in the world. It handles up to 31.4 million tons of cargo each year and is the 4th largest container terminal in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Durban
17°
Light Rain
05:0718:12 SAST
Feels like: 17°C
Wind: 13km/h NNE
Humidity: 90%
Pressure: 1024.04mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
20/18°C
21/18°C
21/18°C

East London

South Africa

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This port offers diversified cargo handling facilities for automotives, containers, bulk liquids and dry bulk, and it caters for the ship repair industry with a dry-dock capable of accommodating vessels up to 200 metres in length.

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East London
17°
Partly Cloudy
05:1518:29 SAST
Feels like: 17°C
Wind: 23km/h ENE
Humidity: 77%
Pressure: 1023.03mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
21/17°C
21/17°C
24/17°C

Ngqura

South Africa

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A deepwater port on the East coast of South Africa, 20km northeast of Port Elizabeth, it offers world-class port facilities to businesses situated in the adjacent Coega Industrial Development Zone.

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Coega
17°
Partly Cloudy
05:2318:39 SAST
Feels like: 16°C
Wind: 18km/h E
Humidity: 83%
Pressure: 1023.03mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
23/17°C
26/17°C
28/17°C

Port Elizabeth

South Africa

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An important port for agriculture and farming, Port Elizabeth includes a temporary storage site for abnormal cargo.

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Port Elizabeth
16°
Clear
05:2418:39 SAST
Feels like: 16°C
Wind: 11km/h ESE
Humidity: 84%
Pressure: 1022.35mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
26/17°C
30/17°C
32/16°C

Mossel Bay

South Africa

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Situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, it is the smallest commercial harbour and primarily caters for fishing, oil and gas industries. Plans have been released to expand the port's infrastructure to become the premier port for supporting oil and gas exploration and extraction.

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Mossel Bay
16°
Clear
05:3718:53 SAST
Feels like: 14°C
Wind: 19km/h E
Humidity: 89%
Pressure: 1022.69mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
21/16°C
22/17°C
24/15°C

Cape Town

South Africa

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Ideally positioned along one of the world's busiest trade routes, Cape Town Harbour is also home to significant repair and maintenance facilities.

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Cape Town
17°
Fair
05:5219:08 SAST
Feels like: 17°C
Wind: 18km/h SSE
Humidity: 70%
Pressure: 1017.95mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
24/15°C
24/15°C
20/15°C

Saldanha Bay

South Africa

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Saldanha Bay is the largest natural, deep-water port in South Africa and has been developed to enable the export of iron ore.

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Langebaan
18°
Fair
05:5519:08 SAST
Feels like: 17°C
Wind: 19km/h S
Humidity: 68%
Pressure: 1017.27mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
26/16°C
24/15°C
21/15°C

Walvis Bay

Namibia

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Namibia’s largest commercial port, it links Namibia and its landlocked neighbours to the Americas, Europe and Asian markets. A new port terminal extension will increase the country’s port capacity from 350,000 containers to 750,000 containers per year.

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Walvis Bay
14°
Clear
06:2119:10 CAT
Feels like: 14°C
Wind: 5km/h W
Humidity: 90%
Pressure: 1015.24mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
19/11°C
23/13°C
22/12°C

Maputo

Mozambique

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Mozambique's biggest port, it has two main components: the Maputo Cargo Terminals for handling containers, bulk minerals, citrus, sugar and molasses, and the Matola Bulk Terminals for handling coal, fuel, lubricants, aluminium and grains.

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Maputo
17°
Thunderstorm
05:0518:01 CAT
Feels like: 17°C
Wind: 14km/h SW
Humidity: 98%
Pressure: 1021mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
26/20°C
25/20°C
25/19°C

Beira

Mozambique

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The second largest port in Mozambique, Beira includes a multi-purpose Container Terminal and Grain Terminal.

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Beira
24°
Clear
05:0217:46 CAT
Feels like: 24°C
Wind: 14km/h E
Humidity: 84%
Pressure: 1018.29mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
27/23°C
28/23°C
27/22°C

Nacala

Mozambique

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This is the deepest natural bay on the East coast of Africa. The main components of the port are general cargo berths, container berths, the Liquid Bulk Terminal and the Coal Terminal.

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Nacala
25°
Fair
04:4417:17 CAT
Feels like: 25°C
Wind: 6km/h NE
Humidity: 90%
Pressure: 1016.93mbar
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
31/22°C
32/23°C
32/22°C