Group CEO Brian Molefe announced the company had completed major dredging, deepening and refurbishment work at Berth 602, the second of four berths to undergo such upgrades. The completion of berth 602 saw 720 m of quay wall made available to accommodate two large 305 m vessels along the quay.
“This project signifies our commitment to ensure the competitiveness of our economy as custodians of our transport and logistics infrastructure. The investment, which is part of our R110 billion rolling five-year capital investment programme will not only increase capacity but go a long way towards improving productivity and efficiency at our ports,” Molefe said.
Key aspects of the project include: