The East London Terminal is South Africa's only river port, fully equipped and trading with the world's leading automotive brands. The terminal now trades in coal.
The East London Terminal has a Ro-Ro (Roll on, Roll off) facility, the largest grain silo on the South African coastline and a combi terminal with facilities for handling break bulk and containers. The NOSCAR rated Ro-Ro facility includes a sophisticated multi-level car terminal.
The East London Terminal (MPT) consists of a Ro-Ro terminal, the largest grain silo on the South African coastline, break-bulk and containerised cargo facilities. Established in 1963, the terminal currently employs over 120 people.
Recent investments in equipment varying from straddle carriers to mobile cranes and forklifts – have seen a focused plan delivering an efficient service that has boosted terminal handling. The East London Terminal still has ample capacity and an ability to attract more volumes across varying cargo including heavy equipment.
The terminal handles import and export cargo like motor vehicle components, textiles, sugar, rice, timber, scrap steel, automotive and chemicals. The Ro-Ro facility has retained its NOSCAR status for the last 8 consecutive years in an operation that has two dedicated berths that service automotive brands.