Durban Coal Port

From Global Energy Monitor

Durban Coal Port is a small coal exporting facility located in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Bulk Connections (Bidvest Group)
  • Annual Capacity (Tonnes): 250,000
  • Status: Existing


Durban Coal Terminal (Pty) Ltd is a specialized bulk handling terminal at the Port of Durban's Bluff facility. The terminal features a loading facility for bulk coal operated by Bulk Connections (a division of the Bidvest Group). According to World Port Source, the terminal has a capacity for 250,000 tons of coal [2], although the Bulk Connections company website only reports annual exports of 52,000 tons. [3] The coal exported here comes from mines in Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State. [4]

Contact details

Java Road
Island View
South Africa

Phone: +27 (0)31 466 1960

Resources and articles

Related articles


  1. "Coal Markets," Forbes Coal, accessed May 2012.
  2. "Port of Durban," World Port Source website, accessed Jan 2015
  3. "Bulk Connections," Bulk Connections website, accessed Jan 2015.
  4. "Durban Coal Port," World Energy Observatory, 2010.