Durban port expects delays

2015-01-14 00:00

DURBAN port could face several delays this week with berthing staff expected to be disruptive over a shift dispute.

Transnet Port Terminals sent an e-mail out last week to its clients warning of disruptions by its staff responsible for, among other tasks, tying ships to the docks.

Online export/import news outlet ftwonline reported Durban port manager Moshe Motlohi as saying: “It is not a union matter, rather one of individuals who are unhappy with the current shift system.”

Motlohi said a basic contingency plan has been put in place to “ensure that delays and disruptions are kept to a minimum”.

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