This consultation is intended for port users and interested parties to submit proposals and comments on the National Ports Authority tariff application for the 2019/20 - 2020/21 financial year. The consultation will run from 2 August to 12 October, 2018. Furthermore, port users and interested parties are invited to attend public hearings on the tariff application from 14 September to 19 September, 2018.
Tariff application description
Transnet National Ports Authority, (“the Authority”) is required, with the approval of the Ports Regulator (“the Regulator”), to determine tariffs for services and facilities offered by the Authority and to annually publish a tariff book containing those tariffs. On 1 August 2018, the Authority submitted its application setting out its proposed tariffs for all services and facilities offered by the Authority for the 2019/20 financial year for approval by the Regulator.
Documents and forms
- [PDF, 3.01 MB] Consultation document - TNPA Tariff Application 2019/20
- [PDF, 340 KB] Correspondence - PRSA additional information request letter on the tariff application
- [PDF, 1.01 MB] Reference document - Tariff Methodology for the Tariff Years 2018/19 - 2020/21
- [PDF, 510 KB] Reference document - Methodology for the Valuation of the Regulatory Asset Base
- [PDF, 1.50 MB] Reference document - Tariff Strategy for the South African Port System 2015/16
- [DOCX, 70 KB] Public hearings registration form
Port Tariff Incentive Programme applications for comment
1 Port Tariff Incentive Programme application for the 2019/20 tariff year was submitted to the Regulator. Port users and interested parties are invited to provide comments on Port Tariff Incentive Programme applications as part of the tariff application process. Learn more about the Port Tariff Incentive Programme
|1 August 2018||NPA submits tariff application to the Regulator|
|2 August 2018||Tariff application published for public comment|
|14 September 2018||Public hearings commence|
|19 September 2018||Public hearings conclude|
|TBA||Feedback report available|
|12 October 2018||Deadline for submission of public comments|
|1 December 2018||Regulator to publish Record of Decision|
|TBA||Regulator approved NPA Tariff Book available|
- 24 August 2018 - Invitation to attend tariff application public hearings
- 2 August 2018 - Invitation to submit tariff application comments
Public hearings registration and schedule
Port users and interested parties are invited to attend public hearings from 14 September 2018 to 19 September 2018. If you are interested in attending, download the registration form [DOCX, 70 KB]. Complete and return to . Registration to attend public hearings is mandatory.
|Date and time||Venue|
|Friday, 14 September 2018, 9:00am to 1:00pm||Garden Court Marine Parade, Durban|
|Monday, 17 Septemeber 2018, 9:00am to 1:00pm||Emperors Palace Hotel, Johannesburg|
|Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 9:00am to 1:00pm||Protea Hotel Marriott, Port Elizabeth|
|Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 9:00am to 1:00pm||The Pepperclub Hotel, Cape Town|
Public hearings report
The Regulator will publish a feedback report here shortly after the public hearings.
Responses to this consultation
The Regulator considers all stakeholder responses when finalising it's decision on the tariff application. Responses to the application will be published here shortly after the consultation period.
How to submit a response
Written comments may be sent by email or post and should be addressed to: The Chairman, Ports Regulator, Private Bag X54322, Durban, 4000 or, 11th Floor, The Marine Building, 22 Dorothy Nyembe Street, Durban, 4001. Email to: .