In this Section
The Multi Year Tariff Methodology (“the Methodology”) valid for the 2021/22 – 2023/24 tariff period, has reached the end of its applicability. The Regulator is revising the Methodology which will be used in the assessment and determination of revenues allowed for National Ports Authority (“NPA”) and resultant port tariffs. This is the fourth (4) review of the Methodology and the focus will be on operational and capital efficiency.
Copies of the proposed Methodology may be obtained from the Regulator’s website: https://portsregulator.org/review-of-the-tariff-methodology-2024/25 – 2026/27/
Port users, stakeholders, and interested parties are requested to comment and submit written comments on the proposed Tariff Methodology no later than by Friday, 03 February 2023.
In 2015/16, the Regulator published a long-term Tariff Strategy (“the Strategy”), which was subsequently updated in March 2020. The Strategy took into account costs and set out the trajectory for marine services port tariffs to reach a cost-reflective tariff base. The amendments does not deviate from the principles of the tariff design, enhances the pursuance of cost reflectivity.
The Discussion Document on the proposed amendment of the Tariff Strategy – Marine Services may be found here: https://portsregulator.org/amendment-of-the-tariff-strategy-marine-services/
Written Comments and Submissions
Port users, stakeholders, and interested parties are requested to comment on the proposed Marine Tariff Design. All persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed Tariff Strategy – Marine Services no later than Friday, 10 February 2023.
An invitation is hereby extended to stakeholders and interested parties to attend public engagements on the revisions to the Tariff Methodology and Marine Strategy. The engagements are scheduled as follows:
|Cape Town: Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Cape Town, Conference Room: Launch Pad, New Church Street, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, 8018||22 February 2023||09h00 – 13h00|
|Durban: Hilton Hotel Umhlanga, Conference Room: Umhlanga Maine Room 1, 1 Ncondo Pl, Umhlanga Ridge, Umhlanga, 4320||23 February 2023||09h00 – 13h00|
|Port Elizabeth: Nelson Mandela University Business School, Conference room: Auditorium, Port Elizabeth – 2nd Avenue, Summerstrand, Gqeberha, 6001||24 February 2023||09h00 – 13h00|
|Gauteng: https://portsregulator.org/gauteng-virtual||27 February 2023||09h00 – 13h00|
The roadshows will provide an opportunity for interested parties and the NPA to make oral representations in the engagement sessions.
Interested parties who wish to attend can register at PRSA Roadshow Registration
Interested parties who wish to make oral representations must submit their requests to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 14 February 2023. All registered presenters will be provided with a 15-minute slot.
Written submissions should be sent to:
The Chairman, Ports Regulator, Private Bag X54322, Durban 4000,
OR Suite 1101, The Marine Building, 22 Dorothy Nyembe Street, Durban, 4001.
Comments may be e-mailed to: email@example.com
Contact person: Ms. Nonhlanhla Khumalo, Tel. (031) 365-7800.
The Ports Regulator will take into consideration all comments and submission received, all engagements held, and all other considerations and publish final reports by 31 March 2023.