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Transnet Port Terminals

Transnet Port Terminals was established in 2000, when Transnet’s then single port division, Portnet, was divided into operations and landlord businesses namely, SAPO (Transnet port terminals) and National Port Authority (TNPA). Since its inception, Transnet port terminals has played a key role in supporting the South African government’s export-led growth strategy. Most Southern African import and export commodities are handled through South Africa’s seven logistics ports, Richards Bay, Durban, Saldanha, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London and Port of Ngqura.Port Terminals handles container sector, mineral bulk, agricultural bulk & Roro sectors.

Port Terminal’s major customers represent a broad spectrum of the economy and include the shipping industry, vehicle manufacturers, agriculture, timber and forest products, the mining industry and exporters of minerals, metals and granite.

Container Sector
TPT operates container terminals at Durban, Ngqura, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town. TPT has invested billions in upgrading this sector. In 2007 the redeveloped Durban Container Terminal Pier1 facility – South Africa’s first rubber tyred gantry operation was launched. Next in line was the launch of Ngqura Container Terminal, the state of the art transhipment hub, servicing traffic from the East, South America and West African markets.

All these container terminals utilise NAVIS system which provides integrated real time shipping information.

These terminals are supported by a call centre which provides single point of contact and consolidated information to facilitate communication and customer service.