Logistics Course: Ports of Mozambique, Maputo

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Syllabus of the Online Course (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. Nacala Road Corridor Project
  6. Maputo Development Corridor
The eLearning Course (Subject) “Ports of Mozambique” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Africa
  2. Doctorates: Business in Africa, Foreign Trade
  3. Courses: Transport in Africa, East Africa
  4. Bachelor of Science in Inter-African Business

African Ports, Online Logistics Course

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Portos de Mozambique Study, Master in International Business in French Ports du Mozambique Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Puertos de Mozambique.

Example of the Online Course: Port of Maputo (Mozambique)
e-Course: Port of Maputo (Mozambique)





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Description of the Online Course: Ports of Mozambique.

The largest ports of Mozambique are:

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

Mozambican corridors:

  1. Maputo Development Corridor
  2. 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 the Maputo Port Development Company
  3. 120 kilometres to the 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

e-Course: Port of Maputo (Mozambique)

Port of Nacala

  1. The Port of Nacala is one of the largest natural Deepwater port in the region
  2. Transhipment Port
  3. Four cargo berths
  4. One 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: port expansion. Coal facilities. General cargo terminals
  7. Access to landlocked markets of Southern and East Africa
  8. Harare (Zimbabwe): 559 kilometres and Bulawayo: 726 kilometres
  9. Beira-Machipanda Railway (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 (African Civilisation).

African Regional Economic Communities related to the Port of Maputo:

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

Trans-African Roads

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

More information: Mozambique (African Portal - EENI Business School & HA University).

  1. Transport and logistics in Mozambique
  2. Maputo
  3. Beira
  4. Nampula
  5. Quelimane
  6. History of Mozambique

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