Port News

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 […]

New intermodal facility will improve efficiency at the Port

The newly opened Maputo Intermodal Container Depot (MICD), officially inaugurated by the Minister of Transport and Communications Gabriel Muthisse on the 15th of May, will contribute to help relieve congestion at the DP World container terminal as well as to contribute to the success of the port Master plan, with cargo volume growth. This new […]

New record in iron ore handling

Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) and its contractor Naval, achieved a new record performance of 22 274 tons per 24 hours on the recent iron ore vessel Mandarin Glory. The vessel was planned to complete in 8 shifts and managed to complete in only six. It loaded 51 246 tons at 241 tons per hour.

Tug “Sereia” completes new maritime fleet of the Port of Maputo

“Sereia “, the newest addition to the fleet of the maritime services at the Port of Maputo, has made its inaugural tour in the waters of the port on the 17th of April. Like its “twin-brother” Bulani, inaugurated last December by the Minister of Transport and Communications, Dr. Gabriel Muthisse, the new tug was built in […]

CEO Message for the 11th Anniversary of the Port of Maputo

Today marks one more year of the concession of the Port of Maputo to MPDC – Maputo Port Development Company. It is eleven years of many challenges but also many exciting achievements. This could be just another year, but it is not. During the past year we have witnessed a massive investment in infrastructure, equipment […]