Dube Trade Port Special Economic Zone was established as a catalyst for economic development, using a combination of its unique location with over 3800 hectares of greenfield developable land, with King Shaka International Airport at its core. Its proximity to the seaports of Durban and Richards Bay as well as its connectivity to a wide-reaching rail and road network, drive the implementation of several integrated infrastructure projects and business operations that come together to create a world-class industrial and commercial precinct.Dube Trade Port Special Economic Zone operates several businesses namely:
Dube Cargo Terminal: The most secure cargo terminal in Africa, which is directly linked to both King Shaka International Airport and Dube Trade Zone. The terminal, through Dube AiRoad, also operates a fleet of dry and refrigerated trucks as well as commercial vehicles to bridge the last mile between road and airfreight.
Dube Trade Zone: A light industrial manufacturing, assembly and logistics precinct. Providing an enabling environment for:
Dube City: A modern business and commercial center, 3 minutes from the King Shaka International Airport passenger terminal.
Dube AgriZone: Africa’s first integrated perishables supply chain, with world-class glass greenhouses, packhouses and distribution centers. The precinct caters to: Agriculture and agro-processing operators, including horticulture, aquaculture and floriculture. It also houses a specialised tissue culture laboratory (Dube AgriLab).
Dube iConnect: Which provides voice and data services to developments within the precinct, as well as cloud computing solutions.
King Shaka International Airport, owned and operated by Airports Company South Africa - It has the longest sea-level runway (3.7 km) in South Africa, capable of accommodating the latest new-generation wide-bodied aircraft