South African Port Operations

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Industry Port management
Headquarters Durban
Products Port management service
Revenue ~ R3.5 bn 2006
Number of employees
~ 4,800

SAPO was the old name for what is now Transnet Port Terminals, which operates 13 terminals in 6 South African ports. It is the port management division of Transnet, the South African transport giant.


List of ports:

The new port of Ngqura, at Coega, 20 km northeast of Port Elizabeth, scheduled to open in 2006, is funded by Transnet and operated by SAPO.

SAPO operates in four sectors: automotive, container, break-bulk and bulk. A detailed description of the company's operational organization is written at its website's "SA Terminals" section.

The company has budgeted R1.5 bn for improvements in its 2007 fiscal year, according to the operational report at Transnet.

As of 2009 the company has rebranded as Transnet Port Terminals with new logo.

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