Posted on September 7, 2015
The dredging of the port of
Minister Carlos Mesquita, who was speaking in the city of
Mesquita said the port of
Cited by Mozambican daily newspaper Notícias, the minister stressed that because of discharges from the Pungué river, dredging at the port of Beira totals 2.5 million cubic metres per year and in the first half of the year Empresa Moçambicana de Dragagem (Emodraga) removed 1.25 million cubic metres of sediment.
The 22 buoys set up along the access channel to the port of Beira undergo maintenance on a fortnightly basis and ships of up to 60,00 gross registered tons can now move around the port at night, compared to ships of up to 30,000 tons previously.