The port of East London is set to develop a solar powered water desalination plant, as state-owned port manger and operator Transnet moves to stabilise its water supply and lessen reliance on municipal serviced and supplied water.  

The port is along the mouth of Buffalo City and is the only commercial river port on the SA coastline. It caters for the ship repair industry and is also used by the automotive industry, being the preferred import and export port for Mercedes Benz SA...

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