The relocation of the manganese ore dump and fuel tank farm to Ngqura will not delay the impending development of phase one of the Port Elizabeth waterfront.
This is according to Transnet port manager Rajesh Dana. “Phase one of the waterfront will not be impeded by the liquid bulk – the tank farm – or the manganese operation,” he said.
“Phase one envisages further development of Transnet-owned land in and around the Baakens River precinct which integrates with Mandela Bay Development Agency developments.
“It also envisages development of the land behind and adjacent to the yacht club and deep sea angling club.” Feasibility studies would be completed by the end of the year.
“We will then be in a position to approach the market for proposals for the development of phase one by June next year, subject to obtaining necessary governance approvals. Read more