Coronavirus: Special measures at these ports of entry
The largest natural, deepwater port in SA, Saldanha, is among those implementing special measures due to coronavirus.
Saldanha Terminal is Africa's largest iron ore exporter. Transnet states it also handles commodities such as lead, steel and granite, trading with Europe and China, as well as West and East Africa.
The Mossel Bay port is the second sea point to be affected.
Other ports of entry affected are: Alexander Bay, Sendelingsdrift, Onseepkans, McCarthys Rest, Middelpunt, Rietfontein, Gemsbok Twee Rivieren; Bray; Mokopong; Mokghibistadt; Swartkopfontein; Derdepoort; Stockpoort; Platjan; Pondrift; Zanzibar; Pafuri; Giriyondo; Emahlatini; Bothashoop; Waverley; Nerston; Josefsdal; Kosi Bay; Onverwacht; Sani Pass; Boesmansnek; Tellebridge; Ongeluksnek; Ramatsiliso; Mononsthapass; Peka Bridge; Makhaleng and Sephaphusgate.
*This article has been corrected to reflect information provided by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA). No South African seaport has been closed in its entirety and commercial cargo operations will continue at all ports. March 19 2020