Of the total cargo, 70,843,652t was made up of bulk cargo (63,583,417t exports; 7,260,235t imports), and 976,215t breakbulk (718,780t exports and 257,435t imports). The port of Saldanha Bay accepts vessels of up to 20.5m draught although the harbour master conditionally accepts vessels with a draught of 21.5m. Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is a government corporation of South Africa and subsidiary of Transnet, responsible for managing and governing eight of South Africa's major seaports.TNPA is a landlord authority responsible for the master planning, controlling of port navigations, controlling of port services & facilities and marketing of the port. The turning basin seaward of the jetty has a diameter of 580m and a depth of -23.2m CD. Fax (+27) 086 550 7548 Iron ore is delivered to the port along a dedicated ore railway from the mines near Sishen in the Northern Cape, nearly 900km away. Turning circle to be used. The Saldanha based tugs are named JUTTEN, MARCUS and MEEUW and are 1976-built Voith Schneider tractor tugs each with a bollard pull of 43 tonnes. Transnet National Ports Authority is a division of Transnet … During the calendar year 2015 the Port of Saldanha Bay handled a total of 618 ships with a total gross tonnage of 40,225,933-gt. The pilot rendezvous position is located in a position with North Head Light bearing 058 degrees (T) x 5,0 nautical miles. As with all other South African ports, Saldanha Bay is a common user port. The port has a 990m long jetty containing two iron ore berths linked to the shore along a 3.1km long causeway/breakwater. Pilotage is compulsory and tugs are required for ship working. Daylight only, 06:00 – 18:00 weekends + PPH. Visit us on www.transnetnationalportsauthority.net Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is one of five operating divisions of Transnet SOC Ltd. The port has a 990m long jetty containing two iron ore berths linked to the shore along a 3.1km long causeway/breakwater. Dredging Services; Maritime School of Excellence; Lighthouse Services; Ship Repair; Media Room. All vessels with a freeboard in excess of 9,0 m must have an accommodation ladder rigged in conjunction with the pilot ladder and man ropes must be provided. Transnet National Ports Authority is a division of Transnet … Vessels docking with a draught in excess of 14 metres are handled in daylight hours only. For final boarding, consult Port Control. Saldanha Bay is open in all weathers although adverse weather can affect operations. Safety equipment certificate International or pollution prevention certificate, de-rat certificate. 2182. Light dues are paid at the first South African port and are valid for one month. Port control operates 24 hours a day. It provides port infrastructure and marine services at the eight … Dredging Services; Maritime School of Excellence; Lighthouse Services; Ship Repair; Media Room. A telephone is compulsory for tankers and is placed on board immediately after docking. Larger vessels are docked bow to sea. Three tugs (owned and operated by Transnet National Ports Authority) are stationed at the port for assisting with docking and undocking operations. This required the construction of a railway more than 800km to the mines at Sishen in the Northern Cape and the construction of a deepwater jetty in Saldanha Bay to accommodate the Capesize ore carriers. The following must be available for inspection: A fast pilot launch with radar and VHF operates at Saldanha. Unlike most European ports, each South African port has a natural hinterland with a defined market and this determines to a large … Vessels in ballast are boarded in position 230 by 2 miles from North Head and loaded vessels in position 283 by 3,7 miles from South Head. // -->. The documents and papers normally required are: 5 crew lists, 1 store list, 1 crew effects list, 1 animal list, 1 health narcotics list, 1 passenger list, 1 maritime declaration of health, 1 DA5 list of sealable goods. Transnet national ports authority is one of five operating divisions of Transnet SOC Ltd T he national ports authority is responsible for the safe, effective and efficient economic functioning of the national port system, which it manages in a landlord capacity. During boarding or disembarking, a ship’s officer and at least one deckhand should be in attendance. Transnet publishes advertisements of available tenders in the national press. 2,191 were here. Email:Customercare.tnpa@transnet.net Bidder who … A full diving service is available for ship inspection and other services but ship repair is limited mainly to the fishing industry. There are no bunkering facilities at Saldanha Bay. The National Ports Authority provides port infrastructure and marine services at the eight commercial seaports in South … Imports include anthracite, coking coal and steel pellets. Port of Saldanha The following table illustrates the Required Actual Draught (Ballast). The operational limits are 46 m cloud height and 1000 m visibility. The bulk of the cargo handled however was iron ore for export. There is also an 874m long multipurpose quay for the handling of breakbulk cargo and a 365m tanker berth at the end of the ore jetty with a permitted draught of 21.25m alongside. Transnet National Ports Authority is a division of Transnet … A launch will assist in running the longer lines. The estimated time of arrival of a vessel destined for Saldanha should be confirmed by calling the Port Control on Channel 16; 48 hours, 24 hours and 12 hours then again at least four hours before that arrival time. google_ad_client = 'pub-6435688934833075'; Vessels must be sufficiently ballasted to permit safe navigation within the harbour. As with all other South African ports, Saldanha Bay is a common user port. All tugs are equipped with radar, echo sounders, direction finders, radio telephone (SSB), VHF transmitters, fire- fighting and salvage equipment. SALDANHA MULTI PURPOSE TERMINAL The proposed expansion will increase the approved capacity from approximately 45 MTPA to 93 MTPA. The master, in consultation with the pilot must authorise the agent to order a helicopter for boarding. The port recorded no containers handled during 2015. A full diving service is available for ship inspection and other services but ship repair is limited mainly to the fishing industry. National Ports Authority (NPA), and Spoornet, has identified the need to expand the current capacity of the bulk iron ore handling facility at the Port of Saldanha. google_ad_height = 60; Transnet Port Terminals Saldanha consists of two key Terminals: namely the Iron Ore Terminal, which has the capacity to handle up to 60 million tons of iron ore, whilst the Multi-Purpose Terminal has the capacity to handle up to 8.5 Million tons of break bulk Cargo. • Name of Institution: TRANSNET NATIONAL PORTS AUTHORITY • Place where the works or services are required: • TRANSNET NATIONAL PORTS AUTHORITY HEAD OFFICE, DELIVERY AT THREE REGIONS - DURBAN, PORT OF SALDANHA AND PORT OF NGQURA • Date Published: 11 December 2020. This line was originally built by Iscor and later taken over by Spoornet (now Transnet Freight Rail). Iron ore is delivered to the port along a dedicated ore railway from the mines near Sishen in the Northern Cape, nearly 900km away. The Operating division also provides and manages port infrastructure and maritime services and, in a broader context, facilitates the … The iron ore jetty is 630m long with a permitted draught of 21.25m alongside. SALDANHA IRON ORE TERMINAL The Port of Saldanha Bay, South Africa's largest natural anchorage and port with the deepest water is 60 nautical miles northwest of Cape Town. Port Volumes: Marine Craft: website http://ports.co.za/port-operations.php Island View Project ; Operation Phakisa; Contact Us. No Waste Disposal Licence is needed for waste disposal services provided directly to Transnet National Ports Authority, in terms of an agreement entered into following a procedure that is fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost effective. The entrance channel has a minimum width of 400m. Transnet National Ports Authority (National Ports Authority or TNPA) was established through the National Ports Act, No 12 of 2005 (the Ports Act) to be a landlord port responsible for the safe, efficient, effective and economic functioning of the national ports system which it manages, controls and administers on behalf of the State. 2,194 were here. Transnet National Ports Authority is the largest port authority in southern Africa, controlling seven of the 16 noteworthy ports in the region. An amount of 219,714t of cargo was transhipped. After boarding the vessel upon completion of docking, a single officer will handle the formalities for customs, immigration and port health. expanding … The port also houses the South African Naval Station of SAS Saldanha as well as a NSRI rescue station and a fishing harbour. The port entrance channel is dredged to a depth of -23m Chart Datum and -23.7m CD at the commencing of the entrance channel. email Quinton.Brink@transnet.net http://www.transnetnationalportsauthority.net/. Transnet National Ports Authority (National Ports Authority or TNPA), an Operating Division of Transnet SOC Ltd, was established through the National Ports Act, No 12 of 2005 (the Ports Act) to be a landlord port responsible for the safe, efficient and economic functioning of the national ports system which it manages, controls and administers on behalf of the State. website http://www.transnetnationalportsauthority.net/ google_ad_format = '468x60_as'; The lower end of the accommodation ladder must not be less than 5 m or more than 9 m from the water. The vessel traffic services (VTS) systems upgraded at its regulatory obligations, delivering on its planned all ports… PORT CONTROL: Tel (+27) 022 703 5310  (24 hours) 2,202 were here. Saldanha Bay is served by a fleet of four tugs assisted by others sent from Cape Town when required (vessels exceeding a draught of 19m require four tugs). CONTACT DETAILS Transnet National Ports Authority Port of Saldanha Private Bag X 1 7395 SALDANHA Tel (+27) 022 703 5401 Fax (+27) 086 550 7548 PORT MANAGER: Tel (+27) 022 703 5472 email Willem.Roux@transnet.net HARBOUR MASTER: Tel (+27) 022 703 5314 email Quinton.Brink@transnet.net PORT CONTROL: Tel (+27) 022 703 5310 (24 hours) The Saldanha based tugs are named JUTTEN, MARCUS and MEEUW and are 1976-built Voith Schneider tractor tugs each with a bollard pull of 43 tonnes. Large ship repairs can however be carried out by services provided from Cape Town. At the moment Transnet does not provide electronic tendering but we have a Procurement Department, where all … During the calendar year 2015 the Port of Saldanha Bay handled a total of 618 ships with a total gross tonnage of 40,225,933-gt. There are no bunkering facilities at Saldanha Bay. Daylight only. ENVIRONMENT: Tel (+27) 703 5449 Saldanha : Functions Port Control / VTS (Vessel Traffic Services) Centre. Transnet National Ports Authority is a division of Transnet … Cargo handled at the multi purpose terminal includes various mineral exports, steel coils and pig iron. The draught at the multi purpose quays is 12m for berth 201 and 13.5m for berths 202 and 203. More details of these are expected to be forthcoming. Saldanha Bay is open in all weathers although adverse weather can affect operations. In 2015 cargo handled by the port totalled 71,819,867 tonnes, including oil imports. Transnet National Ports Authority Acquisition Council EOI No: 2016/06/016/CM Description Expressions of Interest and request for information for ship repair, rig repair and boat building Facilities, as applicable, at the Port of Saldanha, the Port of Richards Bay and the Port … An amount of 219,714t of cargo was transhipped. Transnet National Ports Authority (National Ports Authority) is the ‘landlord’ port authority responsible for the safe, efficient and effective economic functioning of the national ports system, which it manages, controls and administers. Port Limitations: If the tide is ebbing, the pilot will decide whether there is sufficient time for the operation to be completed safely. Qualifications & Experience: Interested candidates must be in possession of one of the following qualification: National … The recommended boarding positions are marked on the chart. spreaders to ensure the ladder cannot twist. Tankers should stay 6 miles off and south of the 080 degree line before boarding. Pilotage service is compulsory and is provided by a 1972-built diesel-powered pilot boat named INYONI (ex RP Jackson) and a 2013-built Damen-designed and built pilot boat named AVOCET (2013). The ladder must have the following: The ladder and immediate area must be adequately lit at night. Cargo handled at the multi purpose terminal includes various mineral exports, steel coils and pig iron.