Port of Durban (South Africa)
Port Detail
Port Authority: Transnet National Ports Authority
Address: P O Box 1027
Durban 4000
South Africa
Phone: 31 361 8804
Fax: 31 361 8879
800 Number:
Web Site: www.transnetnationalportsauthority.net
Latitude: -29º -52' 0' S
Longitude: 31º 1' 0' E
Port Type: Seaport
Port Size: Large
Max Draft: 12.8 m
General Information
First Port of Entry: Yes
ETA Message Required: Yes
USA Representative: Yes
Medical Facilities: Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size: Large
Shelter: Good
Maximum Vessel Size: Over 500 feet in length
Harbor Type: Coastal Breakwater
Turning Area: Yes
Good Holding Ground: Yes
Entrance Restrictions
Tide: No
Overhead Limit: Yes
Swell: Yes
Water Depth
Channel: 36 - 40 feet 11 - 12.2 meters
Cargo Pier: 26 - 30 feet 7.1 - 9.1 meters
Mean Tide: 1 foot
Anchorage: 71 - 75 feet 21.6 - 22.9 meters
Oil Terminal: 31 - 35 feet 9.4 - 10 meters
Compulsory: Yes
Available: Yes
Advisable: Yes
Local Assist:
Assist: Yes
Salvage: Yes
Pratique: Yes
Deratt Cert: Yes
Telephone: Yes
Radio: Yes
Air: Yes
Telegraph: Yes
Radio Tel: Yes
Rail: Yes
Loading & Unloading
Wharves: Yes
Med Moor:
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts: Yes
50-100 Ton Lifts: Yes
25-49 Ton Lifts: Yes
0-24 Ton Lifts: Yes
Fixed Cranes:
Mobile Cranes: Yes
Floating Cranes: Yes
Port Services
Longshore: Yes
Electrical Repair: Yes
Electrical: Yes
Navigation Equipment: Yes
Provisions: Yes
Fuel Oil: Yes
Deck: Yes
Water: Yes
Diesel Oil: Yes
Engine: Yes
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs: Moderate
Marine Railroad Size: Large
Drydock Size: Large
Garbage Disposal: Yes
Dirty Ballast: Yes
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