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Transport in Mozambique

Transport and Logistics in Mozambique (ports of Beira, Nacala, Maputo. Nacala Corridor)

Transport in Mozambique (East Africa)

Port of Maputo (Mozambique)

Ports of Beira, Nacala and Maputo

The Port of Beira is the second Mozambican port:

Foreign Trade and Business in Mozambique (Beira), East Africa

The Port of Beira is located in the Mozambique Channel

  1. Main export products of the Port of Beira: sugar, tobacco, corn, cotton, fiber, chrome, iron ore, copper and lead, coal
  2. Container terminal
  3. Access to the landlocked countries of the region: Zimbabwe, Malawi, the DR Congo and Zambia 
    1. Distance Port of Beira - Blantyre (Malawi): 812 kilometres
    2. Distance from the DR Congo (by Lubumbashi) to Beira: 1,600 kilometres, via Zambia
    3. Beira - Machipanda (Zimbabwe) Railway: 318 kilometres
    4. Harare (Zimbabwe): 559 kilometres
    5. Bulawayo (Zimbabwe): 726 kilometres
    6. Lusaka (Zambia): 1,054 kilometres
    7. Kitwe (Zambia): 1,370 kilometres
  4. Distance from Beira to:
    1. Quelimane: 1,216 kilometres
    2. Nampula: 959 kilometres
  5. Beira corridor connects Zimbabwe by road and rail and facilitates access to the landlocked countries
    1. Access to Lusaka (Zambia)
    2. Pipeline: Port of Beira-Zimbabwe
  6. Beira-Malawi corridor

The Port of Maputo is the second largest Mozambican port

Ports of Mozambique, Maputo, Nacala, Beira. Access to South Africa, Eswatini

The Port of Maputo is the only natural port of Southern Africa together with the Port of Saldanha Bay (South Africa) and the Port of Walvis Bay (Namibia)

  1. Mozambican Port and Rail Society
  2. Specific terminals: bulk liquids, granite, hard metals
  3. A new vehicle terminal is planned
  4. Link by Rail and by the inland road network with South Africa, Eswatini, and Zimbabwe.
    1. Gauteng (South Africa): the largest gold producer region in the world
    2. Pretoria (Capital of South Africa), Witwatersrand (Ekurhuleni), Johannesburg Mogale City and Phalaborwa
    3. Mpumalanga: 76% of the South African coal mines
    4. In Limpopo (mining production), access to Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  5. Maputo Development Corridor
  6. Maputo International Airport (the largest in Mozambique)

Port of Quelimane

  1. Important fishing industry
  2. Access to Blantyre (Malawi), to 416 kilometres
  3. Distances from Quelimane to:
    1. Maputo: 2,065 kilometres
    2. Beira: 1,216 kilometres
    3. Nampula: 545 kilometres

Port of Nacala:

  1. The Port of Nacala is one of the largest natural deep water ports
    1. Access to Malawi by the Nacala Railway (931 kilometres)
  2. The Port of Nacala is the closest port of Malawi
  3. Nacala corridor project
  4. Access to Zambia (inland port of Chipata)

Nampula is the logistics centre of Northern Mozambique

  1. Nacala-Malawi corridor is the main railway and road axis
  2. Access to the main port of the region
  3. 130 kilometres from the Mozambique Channel
  4. Distances from Nampula to:
    1. Maputo: 1,385 kilometres
    2. Beira: 959 kilometres
    3. Quelimane: 545 kilometres
  5. Nampula International Airport.

Beira-Lobito Corridor

Beira-Lobito corridor (Angola
Lobito-Beira Corridor (Trans-African Highway 9)
  1. 3,523 kilometres, Trans-African Highway 9
  2. Access to Angola, the DR Congo, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  3. Beira, Nhandue, Dongo, Nhamatan, Nhamatanda, Inchope, Maforga, Chimoio, Chipata, Bandula, Vila of Manica, Machipanda

North-South Corridor

North-South Corridor: Botswana, the DR Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

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