Durban

Latitude -29.869175°, Longitude 31.034514°

LOCAL TIME
GMT/UTC + 2 hours

WORKING HOURS
The Port of Durban is open 24 hours, 365 days a year, although cargo working may be restricted on official public holidays.

CONTACT

Port Manager:
+27 31 361 8821

Harbour Master:
+27 31 361 8496

Port Control:
+27 31 361 8567

The Port of Durban is South Africa’s premier multi-cargo port and is counted among the busiest ports in Africa. Strategically positioned, the port offers itself as a potential service point for the offshore sector with a number of ship repair yards and facilities. Durban regularly attracts repair, maintenance and survey work from the offshore sector.

 

Durban enjoys a sub-tropical climate with warm winters and temperatures and hot humid summers.

RAINFALL: The town has an average annual rainfall of 760 mm with most of this occurring during the summer months.

TEMPERATURES: Temperatures ranging from 15°C to 26°C during winter. Summer temperatures range between 22°C and 35°C with periods of heavy rainfall.

TRAVEL: Durban’s King Shaka Airport is the closest international airport and is approximately 33 km from Durban. Traveling time is about half an hour.

CONTACT
Port Manager: +27 31 361 8821
Harbour Master: +27 31 361 8496
Port Control: +27 31 361 8567