The Port of Port Elizabeth is situated in Algoa Bay, on the south-eastern coast of Africa. The port has a container terminal making it one of only five terminals in South Africa and a congestion free port. The port is equipped to handle dry bulk, bulk liquid, general cargo and container cargo. Passenger ships usually make use of one of the fruit terminal berths when calling at Port Elizabeth. The port’s container terminal has three berths totalling 925m in length and a storage area of 22 hectares with 5400 ground slots for stacking purposes. The container terminal is equipped with the latest generation gantry container cranes and straddle carriers.