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Economic Regulation

National Ports Authority Tariff Application 2021/22 – 2023/24

This consultation was closed on 30 September 2020. Go to the current consultation.

Posted: 3 August 2020
Last updated: 8 March 2021
Consultation period: 3 August 2020 – 30 September 2020
Virtual public hearings: 31 August 2020 – 1 September 2020
Consultation status: Closed

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Consultation outcome

On 30 November 2020, the Ports Regulator of South Africa published a Record of Decision on the Tariff Application by the National Ports Authority for the Tariff Years 2021/22 – 2023/24.

Approved Tariff Book

Responses to this consultation

Stakeholders’ submissions and comments in response to the NPA Tariff Application

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 2021/22 tariff period. The consultation begins on 3 August 2020. All comments to be submitted by Wednesday, 30 September 2020. Furthermore, An invitation is hereby extended to port users and interested parties to attend virtual public hearings (webinars) on the NPA’s tariff application from 31 August 2020 to 1 September 2020.

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 2020, 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.

Documents and forms

Process timeline

Date Task
1 August 2020 NPA submits Tariff Application to the Regulator
3 August 2020 Tariff Application published for public comment
31 August 2020 Virtual public hearings commence
1 September 2020 Virtual public hearings conclude
15 September 2020 Feedback report available
30 September 2020 Deadline for submission of public comments
30 November 2020 Record of Decision due date
8 March 2021 Regulator approved NPA Tariff Book available

Announcements

Virtual public hearings registration and schedule

An invitation is hereby extended to port users and interested parties to attend virtual public hearings (webinars) on the NPA’s tariff application for 2021/22 – 2023/24 from 31 August 2020 to 1 September 2020. Registration is mandatory. Email ev****************@po************.org to register. A Microsoft Teams link will be emailed to you prior to the event.

Date and time Region
Monday, 31 August 2020, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Eastern Cape
Monday, 31 August 2020, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm KwaZulu Natal
Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Western Cape

How to submit a response

Written comments on the tariff application should be submitted by Wednesday, 30 September 2020 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: Mr. Phakade Sicwebu

Enquiries

For any enquiries contact Mr. Phakade Sicwebu Tel No. +27 (0)31 365 7800

Posted 3 August 2020
Last updated: 8 March 2021

Show all updates

date 8 March 2021 – Published Tariff Book 2021/22
date 30 November 2020 – Added Record of decision on the Tariff Application
date 27 October 2020 – Added 14 submitted comments
date 30 September 2020 – Consultation closed, awaiting outcome
date 15 September 2020 – PRSA Tariff Application roadshow report
date 2 September 2020 – Added PRSA Chairmain and CEO remarks
date 1 September 2020 – Added NPA Tariff Application Roadshow presentation
date 13 August 2020 – Virtual public hearings’ dates
date 4 August 2020 – Added proposed Tariff Book 2021/22
date 3 August 2020 – NPA Tariff Application 2021/22 published for public comment