Seaport of Durban

Durban is a seaport, with the code ZADUR, that is located in South Africa. It is the largest and busiest seaport in the country. It is a strategic location for international maritime trade. Throughout the year, the port can process 31.4 million tons of cargo. The port has the fourth largest container terminal in this part of the world, with a capacity of 2,568,124 TEU (data from 2012). The port is 12.8 meters deep. It is certainly one of the most modern ports in the world. The port’s offers its services from 6 AM to 2 PM and from 2 PM to 10 PM. While these services are provided only within a given terminal, the port operates all day long and ships can peruse them at any time. The terminal is completely closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December. The terminal has a surface area of 366 m2. The port itself has a total surface area of 21 km. That’s how much you need to drive in order to circle the port. So it is a very large area.

Seaport of Durban

Seaport of Durban. Source: © autorzy OpenStreetMap. Open Database License.

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Import from Durban to Gdynia – 24 days.
Export to Durban from Gdynia – 34 days.

Shipowners supports port Durban: COMBITAINER, Conti-Africa-Line, DAL c / o SAFDAL / SAECS, Ecu-Line, hual, Lykes Lines, MACS, MOL, MSC, Roco-Carrier, TMM Lines, ZIM / KLB.