Port News

Port of Maputo invests on mechanical sweeper trucks

The Port of Maputo has acquired two mechanical sweeper trucks for sweeping of the main road and operational areas of the port including the quayside. These sweeper trucks, that were acquired from the Dutch company Ravo, aim to replace the old trucks that were not suitable for this kind of operation. The Ravo trucks are […]

Port of Maputo is attending to SAIHC and IMO capacity building work program

The Port of Maputo is attending a capacity building work program led by the southern Africa and islands hydrographic commission (SAIHC) in partnership with the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The course will give the participants an understanding of the requirements, principals and conduction of hydrographic surveying for national purposes. The course has duration of two […]

Biggest vessel ever to call the Port of Maputo

A large-scale vessel from the Mediterranean Shipping Company, called E.R. Yantian, arrived  on 1st October at the port of Maputo, this becoming the biggest vessel to ever call this port. This container vessel has 45000 gross tones, a capacity of 4300 TEUs and a length of 260.1 meters. The vessel is coming from the Port […]

Volunteer cleaning action to Katembe beach gathers almost 100 people

Under “Clean up the World” initiative, celebrated globally 19-21 September, MPDC has promoted a voluntary action of cleaning the beach of Guachene, in Katembe, on the morning of September 20. The cleaning took place from 8am to 12pm, covering an area of ​​roughly 1 km, from the ferryboat bridge to the Restaurant Diogo. The initiative has been developed […]

Passing away of MPDC’s Chairman, Capt. Dave Rennie

It is with great sadness and deep regret that we inform you of the passing away of the chairman of Maputo Port Development Company, Captain Dave Rennie, on Friday 12th September 2014, in Durban. Capt. Dave Rennie was not only our Chairman, he was an inspiring leader and a dear friend to all workers at […]

Maintenance dredging to the Port of Maputo to begin in a month

A maintenance dredging to the Port of Maputo quays is scheduled to begin in a months’ time, using TNPA’s brand new dredging vessel Italeni. This campaign will ensure that all quays are returned to their designed depth. The contract for the dredging was signed on Wednesday, 3rd of September, at the Port of Durban, South […]

Maputo port supports fourth edition of Morejazz festival

The Port of Maputo will become the first port in Mozambique to host a music festival, to receive Morejazz Series which is now in its fourth edition. It is an initiative of More Promotions Ltd, supported by the Port of Maputo, in line with the strategy of the port to promote greater integration with the […]

New equipment for better and safer handling of cargo

Two of the four 28-ton capacity Kalmar forklifts commissioned by MPDC have just arrived at the Port of Maputo. These acquisitions are part of  the ongoing investment in equipment by the company, to meet one of the objectives of the Port Master Plan – to improve the efficiency of port operations. The equipment purchased not […]

Christine Lagarde visits and compliments the development of the Port of Maputo

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, visited the Port of Maputo on the 28th of May, as one of the strategic infrastructures of Mozambique. Lagarde is in Mozambique to participate on the conference “Africa Rising”, organized by the IMF in the capital city, that takes place from the 29th of May […]