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Consultation: National Ports Authority Tariff Application 2023/24

National Ports Authority Tariff Application 2023/24 – 2025/26

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– Posted: 1 August 2022
– Last updated: 26 September 2022
– Consultation period: TBA – TBA
– Public hearings: 5 September 2022
– Consultation status: Opened

Consultation outcome

Stamped Tariff Book [1.53MB]

Publisher Tariff Book [820KB]


Original consultation summary

The National Ports Authority has submitted its tariff application to the Ports Regulator of South Africa for the 2023/24 – 2025/26 financial year. Copies of the application may be obtained under documents and forms below or from the Authority’s website.

An invitation is hereby extended to port users and interested parties to attend public hearings on the National Ports Authority (NPA) tariff application for 2023/24 on the dates and times listed below. Furthermore, port users and interested parties are invited to submit proposals and comments on the tariff application by 30 September 2022.

Tariff Application description

Transnet National Ports Authority, (“the Authority”) is required, with the approval of the Ports Regulator (“the Regulator”), to determine tariffs for services and facilities offered by the Authority and to annually publish a tariff book containing those tariffs. On 01 August 2022, the Authority submitted its application setting out its proposed tariffs for all services and facilities offered by the Authority for the tariff period for approval by the Regulator.

Process timeline


Date Task
1 August 2022 NPA submits Tariff Application to the Regulator
1 August 2022 Tariff Application published for public comment
5 September 2022 Public hearings commence
13 September 2022 Public hearings conclude
TBA Feedback report available
30 September 2022 Deadline for submission of public comments
1 December 2022 Record of Decision due date
March 2023 Regulator approved NPA Tariff Book available

Public hearings and schedule

Public hearings were held on the NPA’s tariff application for 2023/24 – 2025/26 from 05 September 2022 to 13 September 2022 in Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Gauteng, and Durban.


Date and time Region
5 September 2022 Eastern Cape
9 September 2022 Western Cape
12 September 2022 Gauteng
13 September 2022 KwaZulu-Natal

How to submit a response

Written comments on the tariff application should be submitted by 30 September 2022 for the attention of The Chairperson, either:

By hand to: 11th Floor, The Marine Building, 22 Dorothy Nyembe Street, Durban, 4001
By registered post to: Ports Regulator, Private Bag X54322, Durban, 4000
By Email to: co******@po************.org
Contact person: Ms. Nonhlanhla Khumalo


For any enquiries regarding this consultation, contact Ms. Nonhlanhla Khumalo via email at co******@po************.org

Posted: 1 August 2022
Last updated: 22 September 2022