The new facilities at the port of saldanha, richards bay and east london will follow a section 56 process. The saldanha port information gathered by marinetraffic includes, wind forecasts and realtime updates for vessels in the port of saldanha. Financing green municipal infrastructure in saldanha bay municipality. The promotion of the development of the saldanha bay deep water port and its related. It was agreed at this meeting that a followup meeting would be held in order for transnet to. The saldanha bay municipality covers an area of 2,015 square kilometres and enjoys 238 kilometres of coastline. The second phase is to facilitate the import of liquefied natural gas lng in the same three ports, to allow for the development of medium to longterm gas power plants outside of the port boundaries. Development zone adz within saldanha bay so as to protect the marine ecology of the bay and langebaan lagoon. Mossel bay port elizabeth ngqura coega saldanha gauteng 1. Financial performance and pricing of the south african port sector. Current investment in infrastructure, including only projects that are either already complete or are currently in the construction phase, constitute more than r4,5bn in the period.
Section 11 of the national ports act 12 of 2005, which indicates that tnpa must plan, provide, maintain and improve port infrastructure. About port of saldanha bay in saldanha travelground. Saldanha bay municipality will yet again be charting the way with the development of a proposed civic node, which will be the first of its kind for the west coast. Western ports mossel bay, cape town, saldanha bay and port nolloth location. Provide efficient free port operations and customs processes that facilitate timeous and. Transnet national ports authority african ports and rail. Oct 03, 2018 port infrastructure developing port infrastructure ahead of demand, focusing on the ports with the greatest volume potential the hub ports of the future and improving their overall functioning so that through productivity gains they are increasingly attractive as destinations for global trade.
It was agreed at this meeting that a followup meeting would be held in order for transnet to report back on a number of the issues that were raised. Pdf the coevolution of saldanha bay town and hinterland and. Opportunities are researched throughout south africa and africa. Saldanhabaai is a natural harbour on the southwestern coast of south africa. The port of saldanha bay, south africas largest natural anchorage and port with the deepest water is 60 nautical miles northwest of cape town. The port of saldanha is also known as saldanha bay.
In this regard, specialised infrastructure is being developed through the public. Atlantic range ports including saldanha bay, cape town, mossel bay and port. The demarcation of saldanha bay as the first freeport in south africa and our prime location provides us with a truly unique value proposition. Port manager willem roux tells transport world africa how it is mitigating the global commodity crunch. The coevolution of saldanha bay town and hinterland and its port article pdf available in local economy 311 january 2016 with 100 reads how we measure reads. It also boasts the largest natural port in africa and the area is earmarked as a regional motor for the development of the western cape province. Saldanha development zone saldanha development zone. Port operators transnet national ports authority south african ports general info durban richards bay cape town port elizabeth east london mossel bay saldanha bay port nolloth coega namibia walvis bay luderitz angola lobito luanda cameroon douala port limbe nigeria bonny port harcourt. The richards bay facility is planned for the shortterm 2019 2028, whilst the saldanha bay and ngqura facilities are planned for the mediumterm 2029 2048. Established infrastructure, resources and services in all main south african centres saldanha bay the export of iron ore and discharge loading and storage of crude oil are two key activities in saldanha bay port. Moreover, large scale projects for fuel handling, such as saldanha bay south africa. Access to detailed listings of ships in port and shipping movements in the port of saldanha bay, south africa.
The maritime engineering and maritime commercial activities have been added to the plan and form part of operation phakisa. The port is one of the best natural harbours on the southwestern coastline of the african continent. Port of saldanha bay and richards bay handles primary product cargo. The scope of saldanha bay network strengthening project includes the following. Port investment risk maritime commons world maritime university.
Clearly, if a sez was designated and a zone developed with the right enabling legislation, a significantly large deepwater port such as saldanha bay, with onshore infrastructure, quayside facilities, streamlined customs processes and bespoke facilities and services to its tenants and operators, as well as strong linkages with local communities. High a free port land lease arrangement with tnpa ipp 12i tax deductions applicable 100% private sector funding available. Shipping movements and ships in port at saldanha bay, south. The port of saldanha bay, situated along the west coast, is the largest and deepest natural port in the southern hemisphere. The transhipment period is for a maximum of 90 days. Saldanha bay idz feasibility study west coast business. Separate applications and studies are being undertaken by private. Port of saldanha bay information diamond shipping services. The port of saldanha remains the largest and deepest natural port in the southern hemisphere.
The saldanha bay industrial development zone has concluded investment agreements, which bring the total of signed investors to eight and the investment value to just over r3billion. Port infrastructure developmentport infrastructure. Executive summary screening study, port of saldanha page 2 new iron ore berths in big bay langebaan side, screening out development in small bay saldanha side. The terminal remains the largest iron ore export facility in africa loading between 16 to 20 vessels per month. Contact leads 2 business head office 400 old howick road hilton, 3245 phone. Shipping movements and ships in port at saldanha bay. The turning basin seaward of the jetty has a diameter of 580m and a depth of 23. Saldanha development zone saldanha development zone pre. Port of saldanha bay the port of saldanha bay, south africas largest natural anchorage and port with the deepest water is 60 nautical miles northwest of cape town.
Provision of a third tippler and associated infrastructure. The terminal is the largest iron ore export facility in africa, filling between 16 20 vessels a month. Port of saldaha bay in 20 with the aim in increasing the iron ore export from the port of saldanha bay, transnet proposed a third tippler and associated infrastructure, for which gibb pty ltd were appointed as the independent environmental assessment practitioners. Pdf saldanha bay port is located 110 km northwest of cape town. The saldanha bay industrial development zone sbidz has signed three new investment agreements worth r300million, bringing the total number of signed investors to 11. Find construction tenders and projects within the building, infrastructure, mining and industrial sectors. Saldanha bay port infrastructure oil and gas exploration and repair industry gas infrastructure lng contents 2. Strategy integration introduction saldanha bay local. Cluster within the saldanha bay port precinct and surrounding area. The current population of the municipality is estimated at 72,000. Latest on saldanha bay idz weskus sakekamer west coast. Port elizabeth this multicargo port on the western perimeter of algoa bay has adequate rail and road links with parts of the country. We put new business prospect leads within your reach.
The development is set to take place on 28 ha of land which includes the old station site and other strategic properties from transnet. Provision of a third tippler and associated infrastructure at the port of saldanha. Approaches the depth of the main navigation channel of the jetties is 23m and 23. This to ensure maximum utilization of infrastructure in each port and ensure an even. It is a natural harbour, partly protected by an artificial breakwater. Provide supporting infrastructure that differentiates the cluster in saldanha bay from competitors e. Saldanha has a strong manufacturing industry, but the town also developed into a fullyfledged harbour town, as well as a commercial and institutional core especially in terms of.
South africa is uniquely positioned to leverage its. Saldanha bay idz feasibility study october 2011 6 1 executive summary 1. The coevolution of saldanha bay town and hinterland and. Port infrastructure developing port infrastructure ahead of demand, focusing. Lng lpg lpg ossb 205 sb idz mosgass jetty port of saldanha port infrastructure into the future. Port infrastructure market size share forecast 2026. Implementation framework saldanha bay municipality. Saldanha bay is home to the largest and deepest natural port in the southern hemisphere, ideally located to service both african and international markets. A case study of the saldanha bay municipality financing the transition to a new infrastructure paradigm in fastgrowing secondary cities in south africa urban low emission development strategies this project is funded by the european union. Small harbour development at st helena bay, pepper bay and saldanha bay harbours to be supported with respect to fishing and tourism. The process requires bidders to respond to a request for proposal.
The saldanha terminal started exporting iron ore from the northern cape to the middle east in 1976. Transnet port terminal saldanha bulk terminal draft operational environmental management programme air quality permit amendment 2009. Saldanha bay and langebaan lagoon, which serves as a major industrial node and port while at the same time supporting important tourism and fishing industries. Pdf the coevolution of saldanha bay town and hinterland. Saldanha bay port is located 110 km northwest of cape town. However, the broader industrial development potential around the port of saldanha is much wider, with the idz being a catalyst for public and private investment. The dutch explorer van spilbergen visited saldanha bay in 1601, and. Economic boost for saldanha bay brand south africa. Home saldanha bay industrial development zone saldanha. Saldanha bay idz concludes r3bn in investment deals. Public open house photographs and attendance register figure 1.
The town that developed on the northern shore of the bay, also called saldanha, was incorporated with five other towns into the saldanha bay local municipality in 2000. It also serves base metal mines an adjacent heavy minerals smelter as well as nearby crude storage facility. Port of saldanha oil and gas infrastructure update 21. Port infrastructure development opportunities in these challenging times port infrastructure developmentport infrastructure development opportunities in these challenging timesopportunities in these challenging times aapa commissioners seminar boston may 20 th, 2009 presented by manju chandrasekhar vice president halcrow, inc. An idz is a purposebuilt, industrial estate linked to an international airport or port, which contains a controlled customs secured area csa. Roux said about 120 rigs passed south africas coast every year. The regulatory manual issued under section 30 of the act, allows tnpa to earn and recover on the. Willem roux, saldanha bay port manager, told a press conference on monday that the tnpa sees an opportunity in serving the oil rigs operating on the west and east coasts of africa, business day reported. Saldanha bay cargo dues on crude oil currently the transhipment cargo dues for the first 100 000 kilolitres kl per leg inward or outward is r3. Service infrastructure is regarded as a key investment. Port of saldanha oil and gas infrastructure update 21 october. Bids are evaluated taking into account the new growth pathsupplier developmentbbbee criteria as well as the technical fit, with threshold targets for each of the two stages.
A csa is exempt from duties, vat and import duty on machinery and assets. Information about port of saldanha zasdb departures and expected arrivals. A major obstacle in realising the development potential of the back of port industrial corridor area is the provision of sufficient service infrastructure. The development of the saldanha bay port has significantly altered the physical structure and hydrodynamics of the bay, whilst all. Port of saldanha bay information diamond shipping services, south africa 2 updated. Saldanha bay on south africas west coast, work has. Port infrastructure market report categorizes global market on the basis of infrastructure project, and facility type global industry insights, trends, outlook, and opportunity analysis, 20182026. Figure 85 saldanha bay infrastructure based throughput. Port of saldanha bay ports and ships port news and. Satellite view and map of port of saldanha in saldanha south africa. Port of saldanha oil and gas infrastructure update 21 october 2016.
Historically, the establishment of the town of saldanha bay and the development of the greater saldanha bay region its hinterland were linked to the port and its functions. This is within 20km from the coast in the saldanha bay local municipality sblm, which is part of the west coast district municipality wcdm. The national ports authority of south africa unece. Port of saldanha oil and gas infrastructure update 21 october 2016 nico walters, general manager strategy, tnpa. Spatial development proposals saldanha bay municipality.1487 748 165 1505 232 132 130 1350 920 851 1432 181 1190 765 830 391 52 364 523 1130 731 893 985 903 484 1349 47 978 816 754 352 74 1322 474 825 483