Port location Maputo
Name of port Port of Maputo
Port type Seaport
Management Maputo Port Development Company
Available equipment Gantry mobile cranes, ship gears, forklifts, silos, vacuvators, Tug Masters and tractors.
Port services Small dry dock, mobile welding, repair services and diver services.
Business section Oil and gas, energy, industrial logistics, port projects, renewables, pharmaceutical, hi-tech/telecom, automotive, mining and manufacturing.
Export opportunities Raw aluminum, aluminum, electricity, coal briquettes and coke.
Export destinations South Africa, the Netherlands, India, Belgium-Luxembourg and Italy.
Imports opportunities Refined petroleum, raw aluminum, packaged medicaments, electricity and delivery trucks.
Shipping lines MACS Shipping, Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Company, MOL and PIL.
Borders Mozambique borders Malawi, Swaziland, Tanzania, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe by land and Comoros and Madagascar by sea.
The Maputo Port Development Company is the national private company holding the rights to manage and maintain the entire concession of the port and is responsible for maritime operation, piloting towing, stevedoring,terminal and warehouse operations. The Maputo cargo terminals have a total area of approximately 129 hectares with 3,000 metres of continuous wharves. The berths have drafts ranging from 8 – 12 metres including the citrus, sugar and container terminals. Break-bulk, unitised, general and project cargos are currently handled at the berths marked Break-Bulk, Heavy Lift, Cruise and Ro-Ro.

The Port of Maputo container terminal covers an area of seven hectares and contains a berth of 300 metres. The container terminals handle containerised cargoes of fish products, rice, sugar, fruit, construction materials and vehicles. The port has the capacity to handle 100,000 TEUs per year and sixty-eight reefer plug points are available.

The citrus terminal handles citrus fruits. The bulk sugar terminal handles raw bulk sugar. The molasses terminal is dedicated to handling bulk molasses and the coastal terminal handles containers, logs, vehicles and general cargo.