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ports, transport and



MHA has extensive expertise and experience in the ports, transport and logistics corridors (such as rail and pipelines (i.e. DJP)). MHA has a deep understanding of the South Africa’s transportation and shipping industries as well as marine laws and we have extensive experience and expertise in advising clients in relation to the regulatory framework of the relevant industries from a legal perspective.


MHA offers the following services: 

  • advice on port and terminal regulations and legislation;

  • advice on regulatory framework pertaining to general transportation (road, rail, pipelines and shipping;

  • advice on contractual aspects of ports, terminals, storage and pipeline corridors and financing of related infrastructures;

  • advice on logistics corridors such as rail and pipelines (i.e. DJP);

  • advice on storage facilities (i.e. liquid bulk), establishment of infrastructure pertaining to ports and terminals; and 

  • advice on all licences, consents etc. which are required to operate at various ports (Cape Town, Durban, Ngqura/ Coega, Port Elizabeth, Richards Bay and Saldanha) from a NEMA, National Ports Act and Petroleum Pipelines Act perspective. 

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