DURBAN

Strategically positioned on global shipping routes and accessible to the Oil and Gas Industry on the African East Coast, the Port of Durban offers convenient and secure docking facilities for all types of vessels. The port of Durban is the largest in terms of container capacity and the busiest on the African continent playing a pivotal role in the life of the city.

DURBAN FACILITIES:

  • ELDOCK Floating Dock (EBH)
  • Prince Edward Graving Dock (TNPA)
  • Repair Quay Facilities
  • Floating Crane (EBH) 

ELDOCK FLOATING DOCK (EBH)

  • Length: 155 m
  • Length over keel block: 140 m
  • Entrance width: 24 m
  • Width between inner walls: 25.5 m
  • Lifting capacity: 8 500 tons
  • Vessel draught max: 6.3 m

 

PRINCE EDWARD GRAVING DOCK (TNPA)

  • Length: 352 m
  • Length over keel block: 327 m
  • Lenght on bottom: 352 m
  • Entrance width: 33.52 m
  • Width between inner walls: 42.2 m
  • Inner dock: 138.8 m
  • Outer dock: 206.9
  • Vessel draught max: 12 m

 

IMVUBU 60T FLOATING CRANE (EBH)

  • Full deck length: 47.5 m
  • Cargo deck area: 20 m x 14 m
  • GT: 849 tons
  • Full draft: 4 m

The floating crane’s lifting capacity is divided into two categories:

  • Auxiliary hoist (small hook - 15 tons) at full reach of 18 metres over deck.
  • Lifting capacity over deck is 40 tons at 16 metres & 60 tons at 10 metres.

All vessels are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Subject to terms and conditions. Port operation rules and regulations apply.

REPAIR QUAY FACILITIES

  • Length of quays: 1 x 153 m & 2 x 214 m
  • Capacity with using of mooring buoy to accommodate panamax vessels up to: Max 260 m
  • Draft: 8 m
  • 1 x Liebherr Crane  with lifting capacity of 10t at 16 m & 4t lifting capacity at 31 m.
  • Quay is serviced by shore power, freshwater, firewater & compressed air.
  • 1 x 4t Yard Demag Crane.
  • 5 x Workshop overhead cranes ranging from 3t to 10t.