President Cyril Ramaphosa will today lead an oversight visit to the Port of Durban to assess progress in enhancing its efficiency and competitiveness.
He will be accompanied by the Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, the Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Sihle Zikalala, and the executive mayor of the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, Cllr Mxolisi Kaunda.
Transnet senior management will brief him on the Port of Durban Masterplan and efforts to improve the port’s performance.
He will then tour the port precinct to assess the status of key infrastructure projects and decongestion initiatives.
Improving the efficiency of the port and establishing its status as a global shipping hub has been identified as a key priority and a focus area of Operation Vulindlela.