Welcome to the Ports Regulator of South Africa

The Ports Regulator was established in terms of the National Ports Act, act number 12 of 2005. The Regulator is a key component of the ports regulatory architecture envisaged in the National Commercial Ports Policy. The Regulator’s key function is economic regulation of the ports system in South Africa, in line with the strategic development context of the state.

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31 March, 2017 | Economic Regulation

Port Tariff Methodology For Tariff Years 2018/19 – 2020/21

The most recent Tariff Methodology (applicable from 2015/16 – 2017/18) has allowed a significant smoothing of the National Ports Authority’s return. At the same time, it has allowed the Ports Regulator to establish a lower tariff trajectory whilst still ensuring that the NPA remains profitable.This Tariff Methodology, applicable to the 2018/19 – 2020/21 tariff years, seeks to continue... Download Document

31 March, 2017 | Economic Regulation

Global Pricing Comparator Study 2016/17

This is the fifth update of the GPCS reviews tariffs for 2016, and it continues to confirm the overall results of previous iterations of this study. Furthermore, the impact of regulatory intervention in the port sector is becoming increasingly clear as the overall structure of the South African port pricing system has, on a relative level, changed since the inception of regulation... Download Document

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