First Port in Mozambique to obtain certification of the APLOP Brand

The Port of Maputo, through its concessionaire MPDC, is the first Port in Mozambique to obtain certification of the APLOP Brand (Association of Portuguese-speaking Ports). This certification reflects MPDC’s main objective, of providing innovative solutions for our business partners (agents, authorities, users and others), with regard to the simplification of documentary processing, that is, less …

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Private sector initiative for vaccination against COVID-19 reaches more than 70,000 people in its first month

The private sector initiative, Univax, led by MPDC and other partners, which has made possible to import vaccines against COVID-19, through the Ministry of Health, for the immunization of workers and their dependents, has already vaccinated more than 70,000 people nationwide within the first 30 days. 72,491 people received the first dose and, as of …

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Port of Maputo 2020 Volumes

Maputo, 21th January 2021: The volumes handled by the Port of Maputo in 2020 decreased 13% in comparison to 2019, handling 18.3 million tons compared to the 21 million tons of the previous year throughput. This decrease is mainly related to the pandemic of COVID-19 and the measures taken to prevent the spread , such …

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MPDC delivers eight respiratory ventilators to Helth Ministry

The Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) delivered eight mobile respiratory ventilators to the Ministry of Health on 25 November. “We are aware of the limitations that the health sector faces in our country, aggravated by the pandemic, and as a port that receives almost 10,000 people daily, we are well aware of our responsibility in …

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Port of Maputo has new pilot boat

The Port of Maputo has received its most recent pilot boat named “Tsemba” which means “Trust”. The vessel was produced from scratch by Tideman Boats in the Netherlands. The most relevant feature of this vessel is the hull in HPDE, a very hard and resistant plastic. The propulsion is made by 2 diesel outboard engines, …

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MPDC and CMM sign memorandum for the rehabilitation of downtown Maputo

MPDC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Maputo Municipal Council for the rehabilitation of some areas surrounding the Port of Maputo. Included in this memo is the rehabilitation of the promenade alongside the port that goes from the Cabotage Terminal to Praça dos Trabalhadores, the toilets of Praça dos Trabalhadores, the promenade of Av. …

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Port of Maputo prepares measures to mitigate economic and social impact of South Africa’s lockdown

Maputo, 27th March 2020: Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) has been engaging with all relevant stakeholders in order to monitor possible operation and business impacts. Measures announced by the Government of Mozambique led us to further adapting and adjusting our contingency plans, as the pandemic progresses day by day. The …

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Covid-19 update: passenger vessels cancelled and other measures

In result of the official positioning of the Government of Mozambique regarding the event of Covid-19, and the protocol of prophylactic measures adopted to prevent and fight the dissemination of the disease, aligned with similar measures adopted in other Ports of the Region and the World, All Passenger Vessel´s Calls from the 17th March and …

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Maintenance dredging works finished at the Port of Maputo

The maintenance dredging operations at the Port of Maputo and the access channels, to restore the depths created after the 2016 capital dredging campaign, have been concluded. Dredging Operations, led by Jan de Nul Dredging Ltd, began in mid-October 2019. Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Francesco di Giorgio and Water Injection Dredger Henri Pitot removed 1.5 …

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