Port Elizabeth is one of the biggest port cities in South Africa, located in Eastern Cape province, approx 770 km (478 ml) east of country's capital Cape Town. The city stretches for 16 km (10 ml) along Algoa Bay, and is one of the most important seaports in South Africa. It is also Africa's southernmost large city, with population around 320,000 (metro over 1,5 million).
Port Elizabeth was established in 1820 by British settlers. Today it is part of Nelson Mandela Bay (metro region). The majority of South Africa's trade historically came through Port Elizabeth. During the 1830s, at least 5 ships regularly transported goods to Europe. The city is home of South Africa's motor vehicle industry having several large assembly plants serving Ford, General Motors, Continental Tyres and other auto companies. Other major industries in the city also serve the vehicle manufacturing industry, providing parts (wiring harnesses, batteries, catalytic converters, tyres).
Port Elizabeth is a major seaport serving large bulk carriers. The port has the largest ore loading terminals in the southern hemisphere. A new Industrial Development Zone was built at Coega, with expanded port facilities. The port has one harbour (Algoa Bay) and additional international harbour at Coega.
Highlights: Beaches, Fort Frederick, Addo Elephant park, Kariega Game Reserve
Port Port Elizabeth cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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