Ports of Mozambique Maputo

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject Sub-subject: Mozambican Ports: ports of Maputo, Nacala, and Beira


  1. Introduction to the ports of Mozambique
  2. Port of Maputo
  3. Port of Beira
  4. Port of Nacala
  5. The Nacala Road Corridor Project
  6. The Maputo Development Corridor


Sub-subject “Ports of Mozambique” is studied...
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Africa
  2. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  3. Courses: Transport in Africa, East Africa

Languages of study: English or Portuguese Mozambique French Mozambique Spanish Mozambique.

Sample of the Sub-subject: Port of Maputo (Mozambique):
Port of Maputo (Mozambique)

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Description Sub-Subject Description: Ports of Mozambique.

The largest ports of Mozambique are:

  1. Port of Maputo
  2. Port of Nacala
  3. Port of Beira

Mozambican corridors:

  1. The Maputo Development Corridor
  2. The Nacala Road Corridor Project

Port of Maputo (Mozambique):

  1. The Port of Maputo is located on the West side of Maputo Bay (Indian Ocean)
  2. Concession to Maputo Port Development Company
  3. 120 kilometres to South African border (Ressano Garcia)
  4. 80 kilometres from Swaziland (Namaacha)
  5. Two areas. Access Channel (Maputo Bay). North Channel (Canal do Norte).
  6. Eleven Terminals: Maputo cargo terminals, Matola Bulk Terminals, Aço Terminal (bulk minerals)
  7. The main Import-Export products: bulk minerals (chrome ore, iron ore, nickel), sugar, vehicles, coal, and vegetable oils
  8. Management: Ports and Railways Company of Mozambique

Maputo Development Corridor:

  1. Access to the nine landlocked regions of South Africa (Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpumalanga)
  2. Gauteng (South Africa): the largest gold producing region in the World (40% of the South African GDP). One of the most industrial areas of South Africa.
  3. Access to Pretoria (Capital of South Africa), and Witwatersrand (Ekurhuleni), Johannesburg Mogale City.
  4. Access to Phalabourwa (petrochemical complex).
  5. From Limpopo (mining production), access to Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
  6. Mpumalanga: 76% of coal mining of South Africa. Electricity.
  7. Multimodal corridor: port, road, and rail.

Port of Maputo (Mozambique)

Port of Nacala.

  1. Port of Nacala is one of the largest natural Deepwater port in the region.
  2. Port of transhipment
  3. Four cargo berths
  4. 1 container berth.
  5. General cargo terminal
  6. Liquid bulk terminal.
  7. 8 warehouses (21,000 m²)
  8. Access to Northern regions of Mozambique
  9. Access to Malawi by Nacala Railway (931 kilometres), the Port of Nacala is the closest port of Malawi.
  10. Nacala Road Corridor Project (NRCP)
  11. Access to Zambia (inland port of Chipata)

Port of Beira.

  1. Located at the Pungwe Estuary (Indian Ocean).
  2. Depth: 8-10 metres.
  3. Warehouses: 15,000 m²
  4. Multi-Purpose Container Terminal (645 metres)
  5. Beira Grain Terminal
  6. Project: expansion of the port. Coal facilities. General cargo terminals.
  7. Access to landlocked markets of Southern and Eastern Africa.
  8. Harare (Zimbabwe): 559 kilometres and Bulawayo: 726 kilometres
  9. Rail Beira-Machipanda (Zimbabwe) (318 kilometres)
  10. Blantyre (Malawi): 812 kilometres and Lilongwe (950 kilometres)
  11. Lusaka (Zambia): 1054 kilometres and Kitwe (1,370 kilometres)
  12. Access to Lubumbashi (the Democratic Republic of the Congo): 1,600 kilometres

The Port of Maputo belongs to the East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

Regional Economic Communities related to the Port of Maputo:

  1. SADC (Southern African Development Community)
  2. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement

Trans-African Highways

  1. Beira-Lobito Corridor
  2. North-South Corridor

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