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Nacala Port in Mozambique - The Exchange

The logistic Northern Development Corridor is definitely the most challenging of the three logistics corridors that Mozambique holds (Maputo, Beira and Nacala).

Because it is a bi-national concession management project, manages two ports in one country and two railway systems in two different countries, multimodal transport and cargo handling, all in a huge geographic area, among many others challenges. Being today the preferred export gateway of coal from Tete (Mozambique), Nacala port is preparing itself for the future materializing its potential into concrete actions. And the future looks exciting.

The Minister of Transport and Communications, Carlos Mesquita, quoted yesterday by the daily Notícias, said that the concessionaire of the Port of Nacala (CDN) will invest 10 million dollars in the construction of a bulk grain terminal. The infrastructure will have a discharge capacity of 300 tons per hour and storage of 40,000 tons, as well as packaging facilities. The second …

Cyclone Idai impact in Mozambique-The Exchange

The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three Southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to Tshs.1.6 trillion ($700 million), the lender said on 3rd May, 2019.

More than 1,000 people were killed across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi after Cyclone Idai, the worst cyclone in decades, lashed the Eastern Indian Ocean coast bringing heavy winds and rains.

New World Bank President David Malpass, who is in Africa for his first foreign trip, toured the affected areas in Mozambican port city of Beira on 3rd May, 2019. The bank said it was activating the International Development Association`s (IDA) Crisis Response Window (CRW) to provide up to Tshs.1.2 trillion ($545 million) in total for the three countries.

“This is in addition to the nearly Tshs.345 billion (0 million) in resources that have recently been made available from existing projects. (

NAS launch cargo services - The Exchange

Emerging markets aviation services provider National Aviation Services says it will offer comprehensive ground handling and cargo services in Mozambique from July.

This will cover ramp, passenger and engineering services and include check-in, boarding, ramp handling, maintenance, cleaning as well as import and export cargo handling and storage for scheduled and ad-hoc airlines at all airports in Mozambique.

“Airline traffic is growing steadily in Mozambique. Coupled with the developing oil and gas, and mining sectors, there is a huge demand for air transport related goods and services for both cargo and passenger operations,” group CEO Hassan El Houry said in a statement.

“This requires heavy investment in the latest equipment, technologies and processes at the different airports in Mozambique, all of which NAS can provide easily. We look forward to utilizing our global experience and expertise to modernize operations and drive efficiency using the latest technologies and operational practices.”