Port of Maputo to start requalification works in the area of access to heavy vehicles

The Port of Maputo is preparing to start on the 29th of April the requalification works of Gate 1, the access gate for heavy vehicles. This project comes within the scope of the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) and the Municipal Council of Maputo, signed in August …

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Maputo Port Fruit Terminal starts operating

The Maputo Port Fruit Terminal (MPFT), a newly registered Mozambique Company  to establish a new Citrus Terminal in the Port of Maputo, started its operations yesterday, after having received approval from PPECB (South Africa’s Official Perishable Produce Export Certification Agency). The terminal will be operated as an ambient store for 2022, with plans to expand …

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New port concession areas pave the way for the future of the Port of Maputo

A total of 138 additional hectares have been concessioned to the Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) by the Government of Mozambique, with the aim of increasing the port’s storage and handling capacity. Indeed, the port of Maputo had already reached the maximum capacity of its concession space. This area now under the concession (totaling 278 …

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Port of Maputo 2021 Results

A new handling record was achieved by the Port of Maputo in 2021, having registered a growth of 21% compared to the previous year. The total volumes handled in 2021 was 22.2 million tons against the 18.3 million tons in 2020. The previous record was achieved in 2019 with 21 million tons handled at the …

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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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