Richard’s Bay


Lat: 32˚ 02′ S Long: 28˚ 48′ E

The information and drafts listed below may be subject to change and should be treated accordingly

Draft 17.5 m
Length No restrictions
Beam 47.25 m
Berths Coal Berths 301 to 3056
Draft 12.50 m to 17.50 m
Length 350 m

Beam 47.25 m

Other Vessels with a draft over 17,5 m are handled at the discretion of the Harbour Master

Anchorage immediately to the north of the entrance channel is prohibited due to the location of an offshore pipeline (Ref: Notice to Mariners No. 44/83).

IFO 180 cst Yes
HFO 360 Not available

Bunkering method:
Pipeline Yes
Barge Yes
How many barges? 1 x barge with capacity for 2750 Mts MFO // 400 Mts MGO

Bulk Woodchips / Coal (max 150000mt) / Various bulk mineral cargo

Tanker 208/209 are dedicated tanker berth /608 is used for Phosphoric tankers

Multi-purpose Various paper products / various steel / bulk ore products

Reefer No
Container No dedicated berth, containers discharge by vessel’s gear

Ro Ro No
Passenger Small Craft / 606 / 708

Reggiane 100 mt up to 24m reach

Liebherr 140 mt up to 24m reach

Transit? No

Load/Discharge? No

Working Hours:
Marine 24-hour service, 7 days a week, except Christmas Day

Terminals 24-hours, 7 days a week. (Note: Closures over public holidays vary per terminal)