Ngqura harbour go-slow hits exports

Truck drivers being forced to wait up to 18 hours at Ngqura terminal


A daily gridlock at the Ngqura Container Terminal is crippling the trucking industry in the Eastern Cape and causing massive delays with exports and imports, with drivers forced to wait up to 18 hours before dropping off and fetching goods at the Coega port.

A truck driver who was able to drop off at least four loads a day five years ago has since dropped to one – with some companies even resorting to using the ports in Cape Town and Durban...

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