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