Airfreight is a huge part of Africa’s growth narrative “The backbone of South Africa’s economy relies heavily on transport for the movement of our imports and exports,” says Hamish Erskine, CEO of Dube TradePort Corporation, who has been working since 2003 on the project to deliver a globally competitive manufacturing and air logistics platform in Southern Africa. 'By investing in transport infrastructure, South Africa is creating efficiencies in its logistics and supply chains, which improve the overall competitiveness of doing business within our borders.” - says Mr Hamish Erskine, CEO of Dube TradePort Corporation ... Read more

Quarter 3: Durban’s best ever airfreight volumes Durban’s international cargo volumes in quarter 3 increased by 13.7% when compared to the same period last year; this is on the back of the highest ever recorded cargo throughput during the months of October and November 2017.... Read more

Update on Dube TradePort The pace of investment and development within Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone continues to accelerate. To date, R1.5 billion in investment has been secured for phase 1 of Dube TradePort. As the second quarter of our year nears completion, we would like to take this opportunity to share some updates on our latest developments and services offered.... Read more

Dube TradePort opens internship opportunities for South African graduates September is always an exciting month for Dube TradePort, as we take internship applications throughout the month. As Dube TradePort, we have recognised that internships can be an important tool in helping to address the skills gap within South Africa, ensuring that graduates have the opportunity to gain the prerequisite knowledge to become employable is critical to tackling unemployment in an ever changing economic environment.... Read more

R99m Cold Storage Facility adds much needed capacity to Durban KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala, today officially opened the new multi-purpose iDube Cold Storage facility, located within Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone.... Read more

Dube TradePort Wins at KZN Top Business Awards 2017 Dube TradePort is proud to have won the top Government Entity at the KZN Top Business Awards. CEO, Hamish Erskine, and COO, Kaya Ngqaka, were proud to represent Dube TradePort and accept this award at the ceremony last night​.... Read more

World Economic Forum Africa contingent visit Dube TradePort "Bolstered by our two Special Economic Zones in Dube TradePort and Richards Bay Industrial Zone, we have been able to attract millions of rand worth of new investments to the province and we will doubtless use the forthcoming World Economic Forum on Africa to woo yet more potential investors."... Read more

South Africa remains ready and open for business despite challenges Africa News: In addition to its financial sector, South Africa’s government is breathing new life to other key economic pillars such as infrastructure development and manufacturing. Of particular interest is Dube TradePort, a multi-million dollar hub spanning over 3,000 hectares, located in the port city of Durban.... Read more

Dube TradePort
Special Economic Zone…

Africa's global manufacturing and
air logistics platform

Dube TradePort Corporation, a business entity of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government, is charged with the responsibility to develop the province’s biggest infrastructural project. Considered one of South Africa’s top 10 investment opportunities, this designated Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is geared to promote foreign and local investment.

The precinct is strategically located 30km north of the important coastal city of Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal, on South Africa’s eastern seaboard. This over 3 000 hectare development is home to the state-of-the-art King Shaka International Airport and is ideally positioned 30 minutes from Africa’s busiest cargo port, Durban Harbour, and 90 minutes from Richards Bay Harbour.  Dube TradePort takes advantage of its prime location as the only facility in Africa combining an international airport, dedicated cargo terminal, warehousing, offices, retail, hotels and agriculture.