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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
26°
Sunny
06:4417:09 SAST
Feels like: 26°C
Wind: 27km/h NNE
Humidity: 48%
Pressure: 1012.19mbar
UV index: 0
ThuFriSat
min 17°C
29/19°C
28/14°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
28°
Sunny
06:5117:11 SAST
Feels like: 28°C
Wind: 21km/h N
Humidity: 37%
Pressure: 1009.14mbar
UV index: 1
ThuFriSat
min 13°C
26/17°C
23/11°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
29°
Fair
07:1117:16 SAST
Feels like: 29°C
Wind: 27km/h N
Humidity: 26%
Pressure: 1003.05mbar
UV index: 0
ThuFriSat
min 15°C
25/15°C
19/10°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
28°
Fair
07:2117:23 SAST
Feels like: 28°C
Wind: 27km/h WNW
Humidity: 22%
Pressure: 998.98mbar
UV index: 0
ThuFriSat
min 11°C
21/12°C
17/6°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
30°
Partly Cloudy
07:2217:24 SAST
Feels like: 30°C
Wind: 29km/h WNW
Humidity: 17%
Pressure: 1000mbar
UV index: 0
ThuFriSat
min 9°C
24/11°C
17/4°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
23°
Partly Cloudy / Wind
07:3617:37 SAST
Feels like: 23°C
Wind: 39km/h WNW
Humidity: 26%
Pressure: 1000.68mbar
UV index: 1
ThuFriSat
min 12°C
17/11°C
15/7°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
13°
Rain / Wind
07:5017:52 SAST
Feels like: 11°C
Wind: 35km/h WNW
Humidity: 90%
Pressure: 1004.06mbar
UV index: 1
ThuFriSat
min 12°C
14/11°C
15/10°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
14°
Rain
07:5017:55 SAST
Feels like: 12°C
Wind: 27km/h WNW
Humidity: 90%
Pressure: 1005.76mbar
UV index: 0
ThuFriSat
min 12°C
14/11°C
15/7°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
17°
Fair
07:4318:31 CAT
Feels like: 16°C
Wind: 11km/h SW
Humidity: 74%
Pressure: 1014.22mbar
UV index: 3
ThuFriSat
min 9°C
18/9°C
21/9°C

Maputo

Mozambique

Port_Maputo

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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
25°
Partly Cloudy
06:3617:13 CAT
Feels like: 25°C
Wind: 23km/h NNE
Humidity: 48%
Pressure: 1017.27mbar
UV index: 1
ThuFriSat
min 16°C
29/20°C
32/14°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°
Fair
06:1517:15 CAT
Feels like: 24°C
Wind: 16km/h S
Humidity: 73%
Pressure: 1018.96mbar
UV index: 1
ThuFriSat
min 17°C
26/18°C
30/20°C

Nacala

Mozambique

Port_Nacala

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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
27°
Sunny
05:4317:02 CAT
Feels like: 28°C
Wind: 16km/h SSE
Humidity: 59%
Pressure: 1016.26mbar
UV index: 1
ThuFriSat
min 19°C
29/18°C
29/18°C