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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7 December, 2017 | PTIP, Economic Regulation

Port Tariff Incentive Programme (PTIP)

The Ports Regulator of South Africa, in consultation with the National Ports Authority, the Department of Trade and Industry, the Department of Transport, and various other government departments, have developed a Port Tariff Incentive Programme (PTIP) in support of beneficiation, industrialisation, and localisation through port tariff regulation... Read More

4 April, 2018 | Benchmarking and Research, Economic Regulation

Global Pricing Comparator Study 2017/18

This is the sixth update of the GPCS reviews tariffs for 2017, 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... Read More

23 March, 2018 | Tariff Applications, Economic Regulation

Approved Tariff Book for the 2018/19 Tariff Year

The Ports Regulator of South Africa has approved the Transnet National Ports Authority Tariff Book for the 2018/19 tariff year... Download