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Ports of Mozambique, Maputo, Nacala, Beira

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Syllabus of the Subject

Port and Maputo Corridor (Mozambique) access to South Africa, Eswatini

  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

Port of Maputo (Mozambique)
Port of Maputo (Mozambique)

Transport and Logistics in Africa. Corridors, ports

Maritime Transport in Africa (East African Ports).

E-learning Doctorate and Masters in International Business

Foreign Trade and Business in East Africa

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. Distances from the Port of Maputo:
    1. 120 kilometers to the South African border (Ressano Garcia)
    2. 80 kilometers from Eswatini (Namaacha)
  4. Two areas. Access Channel (Maputo Bay). Northern Channel (Canal do Norte)
  5. Eleven Terminals: Maputo cargo terminals, Matola Bulk Terminals, Aço Terminal (bulk minerals)
  6. Main Import/Export products of the Port of Maputo: bulk minerals (chrome ore, iron ore, nickel), sugar, vehicles, coal, and vegetable oils
  7. Managementof the Port of Maputo: Ports and Railways Company of Mozambique (Rail Transport in Africa)

Port of Maputo (Mozambique)

Maputo Development Corridor

  1. Access to nine landlocked regions of South Africa (Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpumalanga)
  2. Gauteng (South Africa)
    1. The largest gold producing region in the World (40% of the South African GDP)
    2. 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 the coal mining of South Africa. Electricity
  7. Multimodal corridor: port, road, and rail

Multimodal / Combined Transport

Port of Nacala

  1. The Port of Nacala is one of the largest natural deepwater port in the region
  2. Transshipment 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 the Northern regions of Mozambique
  9. Access to Malawi by Nacala Railway (931 kilometers); 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 meters
  3. Warehouses: 15,000 m²
  4. Multi-Purpose container terminal (645 meters)
  5. Beira Grain Terminal
  6. Project: port expansion. Coal facilities. General cargo terminals

Rail Transport

Access to landlocked markets of Southern and Eastern Africa

  1. Harare (Zimbabwe): 559 kilometers and Bulawayo: 726 kilometers
  2. Beira-Machipanda Railway (Zimbabwe) (318 kilometers)
  3. Blantyre (Malawi): 812 kilometers and Lilongwe (950 kilometers)
  4. Lusaka (Zambia): 1054 kilometers and Kitwe (1,370 kilometers)
  5. Access to Lubumbashi (DR Congo): 1,600 kilometers

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

African Regional Economic Communities related to the Port of Maputo:

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

Trans-African Roads.

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

More information about Mozambique (EENI African Business Portal).

  1. Transport in Mozambique
  2. Nampula
  3. Quelimane

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