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NOTICE: Extension of Submission of National Ports Authority’s 2022/23 – 2024/25 Tariff Application

National Ports Authority Tariff Application 2022/23 – 2024/25

Consultation summary

The National Ports Authority has submitted its tariff application to the Ports Regulator of South Africa for the 2022/23 – 2024/25 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 virtual public hearings on the National Ports Authority (NPA) tariff application for 2022/23 on the dates and times listed below. Furthermore, port users and interested parties are invited to submit proposals and comments on the tariff application.

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 16 August 2021, 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
2 August 2021 NPA Tariff Application submission extended to 16 August 2021
16 August 2021 NPA submits Tariff Application to the Regulator
16 August 2021 Tariff Application published for public comment
14 September 2021 Virtual public hearings commence
16 September 2021 Virtual public hearings conclude
7 October 2021 Feedback report available
15 October 2021 Deadline for submission of public comments
TBA Record of Decision due date
TBA Regulator approved NPA Tariff Book available

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 2022/23 – 2024/25 from 14 September 2021 to 16 September 2021. 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
Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 9:00 to 12:00 Eastern Cape
Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 9:00 to 12:00 KwaZulu-Natal
Thursday, 16 September 2021, 9:00 to 12:00 Western Cape

Responses to this consultation

Submissions and comments in response to the NPA Tariff Application will be posted here.

How to submit a response

Written comments on the tariff application should be submitted by Friday, 15 October 2021 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