Posted on April 21, 2016
The dredging of the port of Maputo will begin in May at a cost of US$115 million in order to allow ships with capacity of over 80,000 tons to access the Mozambican capital’s port, Mozambican daily newspaper Noticias reported.
The contract was signed on Monday by the Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) and Jan de Nul Dredging Middle East FZE, a company from the United Arab Emirates.
Management of the port of Maputo was handed over until 2033, to the Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC), a private, national company, resulting from partnership between Mozambican port and rail company CFM and Portus Indico, set up by Grindrod, DP World and Mozambican company Mozambique Gestores.
READ FULL ARTICLE HERE