Durban

/Durban
Durban 2019-10-11T12:07:58+02:00

PORT INFORMATION

Longitude and Latitude

Latitude 29° 52’S Longitude 31° 02’E

Durban has become a major city in South Africa and the port is the busiest on the African continent, and the biggest in terms of container capacity. Strategically placed on the world shipping routes, the port plays a pivotal role in the life of the city. The port of Durban, being South Africa’s main general cargo and container port.

Durban

Limitations e.g. Harbour Entrance Depth

The entrance channel has a depth of 12,8m from Chart Datum, and a width of 122m between the caissons, although it has been widened and deepened.

Daylight

Night

Maximum length

370m

200,0m

Maximum Beam

46m

26.0m

Maximum Draught

16m (entrance channel)

12,5m (inside channel)

Subject to Port Captain’s permission and tidal restrictions

16m (entrance channel)

12.5m (inside channel)

Larger vessels may be accommodated on request to the Port Captain

BERTHS

BERTH

DRAFT (M)

BERTH

DRAFT (M)

A

6.4

Pier 100

8.8

B

10.2 (+- 190m)

Pier 1 101

12.5

C

12.9 (+- 180m)

Pier 1 102

12.5

D

12.9 (+- 190m)

Pier 1 103

12.5

E

12.9

Pier 1 104

12.5

F

12.9

Pier 1 105/106

12.5

G

12.9

Pier 1 106/107

NA

M

11.9

Crossberth 108/109

12.5

N

11.9

Container term 200

12.5

O

11.9 (FPT +- 190m) PVT

Container term 200

NA

P

10.6 (FPT +- 190m) PVT

Container term 202

11.0

Q

10.6

Container term 203

12.2

R

10.6

Container term 204

12.5

Maydon Wharf 1

8.7

Container term 205

12.0

Maydon Wharf 2

9.6

Island View 1

12.5

Maydon Wharf 3

9.6

Island View 2

10.3

Maydon Wharf 4

9.6

Island View 3

12.5

Maydon Wharf 5

9.6

Island View 4

10.4

Maydon Wharf 6

9.6

Island View 5

12.5

Maydon Wharf 7

9.6

Island View 6

12.0

Maydon Wharf 8

10.3       GRAIN

Island View 7

12.5

Maydon Wharf 9

9.6

Island View 8

12.5

Maydon Wharf 10

9.6

Island View 9

12.5

Maydon Wharf 11

10.3

BCA 1

8.8

Maydon Wharf 12

10.3

BCA 2

10.0

Maydon Wharf 13

9.6

BCA 3

8.8

Maydon Wharf 14

9.6

BCA 4

10,3

Maydon Wharf 15

9.6

Ship repair jetty west

7.8

Ship repair jetty east

7.0

DURBAN WEATHER