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Economic Regulation

National Ports Authority Tariff Application 2019/20

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Consultation outcome

Following on from this consultation, the Ports Regulator of South Africa published a Record of Decision for Tariff Year 2019/20 (PDF, 2.80 MB) and released a press statement on 30 November 2018. Furthermore, on 7 December 2018, the Regulator published a Record of Decision on the Port Tariff Incentive Programme application for the 2019/20 Tariff Year (PDF, 1.10 MB). Read more about the Port Tariff Incentive Programme.

Approved Tariff Book

Responses to this consultation

Stakeholders’ submissions and comments in response to the NPA Tariff Application and Port Tariff Incentive Programme applications.

Original consultation summary

This consultation is intended for port users and interested parties to submit proposals and comments on the National Ports Authority Tariff Application for the 2019/20 financial year. The consultation will run from 2 August to 12 October, 2018. Furthermore, port users and interested parties are invited to attend public hearings on the Tariff Application from 14 September to 19 September, 2018.

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 1 August 2018, the Authority submitted its application setting out its proposed tariffs for all services and facilities offered by the Authority for the 2019/20 financial year for approval by the Regulator.

Documents and forms

Port Tariff Incentive Programme applications for comment

1 Port Tariff Incentive Programme application for the 2019/20 tariff year was submitted to the Regulator. Port users and interested parties are invited to provide comments on Port Tariff Incentive Programme applications as part of the Tariff Application process. Learn more about the Port Tariff Incentive Programme

Process timeline

Date Task
1 August 2018 NPA submits Tariff Application to the Regulator
2 August 2018 Tariff Application published for public comment
14 September 2018 Public hearings commence
19 September 2018 Public hearings conclude
9 October 2018 Feedback report available
12 October 2018 Deadline for submission of public comments
30 November 2018 Decision due date
22 March 2019 Regulator approved NPA Tariff Book available

Announcements

Public hearings registration and schedule

Port users and interested parties are invited to attend public hearings from 14 September 2018 to 19 September 2018. If you are interested in attending, download the registration form [DOCX, 70 KB]. Complete and return to ev****************@po************.org. Registration to attend public hearings is mandatory.

Date and time Venue
Friday, 14 September 2018, 9:00am to 1:00pm Garden Court Marine Parade, Durban
Monday, 17 Septemeber 2018, 9:00am to 1:00pm Emperors Palace Hotel, Johannesburg
Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 9:00am to 1:00pm Protea Hotel Marriott, Port Elizabeth
Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 9:00am to 1:00pm The Pepperclub Hotel, Cape Town

How to submit a response

Written comments may be sent by email or post and should be addressed to: The Chairman, Ports Regulator, Private Bag X54322, Durban, 4000 or, 11th Floor, The Marine Building, 22 Dorothy Nyembe Street, Durban, 4001. Email to: co******@po************.org.