The Grindrod Maputo Car Terminal (MCTL) is ideally situated for the import and export of vehicles delivering to, or manufactured in Gauteng. The terminal has an annual throughput capacity of 115 000 cars, 4 158 parking bays and spans an area of 85 109m2.

MCTL is privately owned and is a transshipment hub for the East and West coast of Africa and a distribution hub locally and internationally. Services include terminal handling, stevedoring, tallying, inspection and vehicle surveys, preservation and other value-added services.

MCTL operates to the specific standards and requirements of OEMs, shipping lines, and customers, has fully documented standard operating procedures and is ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 accredited and Maputo Port ISPS compliant.

Höegh Autoliners, NYK, Massina, WWL, Eukor, Kline, Glovis and MOL, are some of the car carrying shipping lines that call at the port.

The Facility Includes:

  • 25 wagon rail siding
  • 15 road carrier bays
  • 28 inspection bays
  • Excess of 3 berths
  • 4 automated wash bays
5230 m24 hours/day, 7 days/week



Gate Nr. 9 – Praça dos Trabalhadores, PO Box 3203. Maputo – Mozambique
Tel: +258 (21) 359 100 | +258 (21) 359 111. Website: