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Economic Regulation

Port Tariff Incentive Programme (PTIP)

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Programme details

The Ports Regulator of South Africa, in consultation with the National Ports Authority, the Department of Trade and Industry, the Department of Transport, and various other government departments, have developed a Port Tariff Incentive Programme (PTIP) in support of beneficiation, industrialisation, and localisation through port tariff regulation. The details of the Port Tariff Incentive Programme are set out within the documents below.

Interested parties / port users are hereby invited to submit their completed application forms to the Ports Regulator of South Africa using the address belowCompleted application forms should reach the Ports Regulator no later than the 28th day of January, annually.

Record of Decisions on submitted applications

Documents and application forms

 Key Document – Port Tariff Incentive Programme and Guidelines for Application [PDF, 569 KB]

 Port Tariff Incentive Programme Application Form [DOCX, 30 KB]

  PRSA Port Tariff Incentive Programme Questionnaire [XLS, 100 KB]

 Port Tariff Incentive Programme Presentation [PDF, 670 KB]

  Reference document – Tariff Methodology for the Tariff Years 2018/19 – 2020/21 [PDF, 1.01 MB]

  Reference document – Tariff Strategy for the South African Port System 2015/16 [PDF, 1.50 MB]

Related content

  NPA Tariff Applications

Events, announcements and other important dates

  • date 31 January 2019, closing date for next round of applications

How to apply

Interested parties / port users are hereby invited to submit their completed application forms to the Ports Regulator of South Africa using the details belowCompleted application forms should reach the Ports Regulator no later than the 28th day of January, annually.

Submitted applications for comment

Completed application forms are published here for stakeholder comment. Comments should be submitted before the closing date of the current tariff application consultation period.

  2019/20 Osho Cement PTIP application [PDF, 200 KB]

How to comment on submitted applications

Port Tariff Incentive Programme applications follow the same process as the current tariff application in terms of publication and submission of comments. Find out more about the current tariff application and how to submit your comments.

Queries and Applications should be addressed to:

Ports Regulator of South Africa,

11th Floor, The Marine Building,
22 Dorothy Nyembe Street,
Durban, 4001

Contact person: Ms. Atiyah Bhabha
Email: co******@po************.org
Tel. +27 (0)31 365 7800

  • Published 30 March 2017
  • Last updated 6 February 2020
Show Updates

date 6 February 2020 – Updated PTIP documents reflecting revised process

date 31 January 2019 – Submission of completed applications close

date 7 December 2018 – Added Record of Decision on PTIP Application

date 6 September 2018 – Added information on how to submit comments on submitted applications

date 27 August 2018 – Added Osho Cement PTIP application for comment

date 7 December 2017 – Added Port Tariff Incentive Programme and guidelines for application document

date 7 December 2017 – Added template questionnaire, application form and presentation documents

date 30 March 2017 – Consultations on the Port Tariff Incentive Programme

date 28 November 2017 – Launch of Port Tariff Incentive Programme roadshows

date 30 March 2017 – Consultations on the Draft Port Tariff Incentive Programm