WHO WE ARE

Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

STC is situated midway between the Ports of Ngqura and Gqeberha - both approximately 16 km way from the terminal.

STC is a service provider to Transnet.  As such (Transnet) directs various of the existing manganese mines in the Northern Cape to utilize the service of STC in receiving the arriving trains.

pioneered the concept of increasing available manganese export capacity as a service provider to Transnet in Gqeberha. STC’s operation includes offloading of trains, stockpiling and loading ships in conjunction with Transnet and mines in question to ensure the delivery of an efficient and cost effective service to all concerned.

STC can also receive manganese delivered by road transport and can handle other products such as sinter, magnetite etc. The receiving capacity of 8-9 x 104 wagon trains per week, which at 6,550 tons per train equates to ±50-55,000 tons per week and approximately. 200- 220,000 tons per month. The capacity is 2.4 – 2.6million tons per annum. STC is a state of the art facility.

STC has 30% direct unencumbered BBBEE shareholding, with ±70% BBBEE / Historical Disadvantage Individuals employment and Level 2 BBBEE accreditation.

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OUR MISSION

* Our mission is to ensure the best relationship with our clients and Transnet both during and

   after their goals have been met.
* Creating export opportunities in
Gqeberha, Ngqura and other ports.
* Offering solutions to the industry and Transnet wherever there is a gap in existing

   infrastructure.
* Providing new infrastructure where necessary.
* Creating jobs and assisting the South African economy

 

OUR VALUES

INTEGRITY
 

Displaying integrity in our interaction with others. We are ever conscious of our ethical responsibilities.

QUALITY SERVICE
 

Providing quality service which for us is characterized by technical services that are applicable to our customers. As such we appreciate the need to continually improve our technical knowledge and keep up with industry development.

RELIABILITY
 

It is important to us that our clients and Transnet can say that they rely on us to deliver on time.

BUILDING A SOLID NAME

With our clients and Transnet (to the extent that we are involved) and therefore for ourselves, because our client’s success is our achievement. Through this we strive for greatness one day at a time.

EMPLOYING ENVIRONMENT

We endeavor to maintain an empowering environment for our professional staff in which they grow in knowledge building confidence and overall professional development.

MEET THE TEAM

DIRECTORS 

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MR PETER GOODWIN

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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MR PERCY MOSEDIE

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DIRECTOR

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MR SANDILE NQWABI

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DIRECTOR

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MR STEVEN KAPP

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MANAGING DIRECTOR

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MS. NTHUSENG GOODWIN

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DIRECTOR

 
 

OUR ACCOLADES

The Swartkops Terminal has received two prestigious awards. One for "JOB CREATION" and the second for "BEST PROVIDER OF SERVICE TO EXPORTERS" at an event held in Gqeberha on Friday,17th August, 2018 at The Boardwalk Hotel, Summerstrand.

The Eastern Cape Exports Award Ceremony is held annually in Gqeberha to honour entities involved in exporting, either directly or indirectly.  For Swartkops Terminal, winning these awards gave us the recognition which generated a substantial and sustained increase in the manganese export industry.

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The Eastern Cape Export committee's mission is to encourage more local firms to prepare themselves to take on the challenge of transporting, and to assist existing exporters to become more globally competitive. The award ceremony in the Eastern Cape Region includes the ports of Gqeberha, East London, and Ngqura.

On 08th November 2018, The Swartkops Terminal  (STC) was also one of the Top 20 Finalist in the 2018 South African Small Business Awards.STC won the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality "TOP COAL & ORE EXPORTER" category for the Top 50 companies in the metropolitan.

The award was given among others to longstanding entrepreneurs and investors for their roles that have developed the economy, creating employment and promoting investment in the Gqeberha Region.The Mayor said the government’s core goal of eradicating poverty, unemployment, and equality was enabled through the continued investment in the business sector. 

The Swartkops Terminal is privileged to have been part of this and will keep striving to support the government in reaching this goal. In the Investing in People category of the National Business Awards in November 2017.

These National Business Awards are regarded as 'the Oscars' of South African Business and give recognition to the success, innovation, inspirational leadership and ethics of South African business across all sectors.