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  • 13 September 2012

    The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa has invited Expressions of Interest (EoI) from consulting firms to draw up a Maputo port gateway and freight corridor strategy. According to, this strategy would form part of a coordinated approach focused on the Maputo port and transport corridors development. The Maputo corridor links the landlocked […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is gearing up to be a service provider to SA’s neighbouring ports. After assisting with the dredging of Walvis Bay harbour in Namibia, TNPA CEO Tau Morwe says SA is likely to tender for dredging work at Maputo harbour. TNPA signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maputo Port Development […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging of the Port of Maputo’s access channel is estimated to begin in mid-May and will be executed by Jan De Nul Dredging Middle East FZE, UAE, according to the Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC). The dredging operations will last 10 months, including mobilization and demobilization of the dredging equipment. The project will enable access […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Maputo said in its latest release that the volume handled by the port in 2017 has grown 22%, adding that this result was positively affected by the dredging of the access channel, completed in January 2017. Before dredging, with the channel at -11 meters chart datum, the maximum sailing draft of the […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan de Nul Dredging Ltd. will in the next few months start maintenance dredging of the Port Maputo access channels, reports the Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC). MPDC said in the release that following the dredging of the Maputo Port access channel in 2016/2017 (from -11 meters to -14.3 meters) this will be the first […]

  • 7 May 2010

    The Maputo Corridor runs through one of the most highly industrialized and productive regions of southern Africa. [mappress] Source: africanbusinessreview, May 7, 2010;

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    UAE-based company, Jan de Nul Dredging Middle East, and EPDM, the main shareholders in the Maputo Port Development Company, MPDC, officially signed the Maputo Port dredging contract last week. The project will be financed by a consortium of banks headed by the BCI, Commercial and Investment Bank, with the estimated value of the contract over $100 million. The […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A maintenance dredging of the Port of Maputo quays is scheduled to begin in a month’s time, using TNPA’s (Transnet National Ports Authority) brand new dredging vessel Italeni. This campaign will ensure that all quays at the port are returned to their designed depth. The dredging contract was signed on Wednesday, September 3rd, at the […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The dredging operations on the access channel to the Port of Maputo have received a major boost with the arrival of the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) HAM 310. The Jan De Nul’s TSHD De Lapérouse, which started the channel dredging work on May 21, is currently working 24/7 in this area to ensure […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) is in the process of selecting the company that will perform dredging of the Maputo Port access channel. The dredging of the channel, that will increase its current 11 meter draft to 14.2 meters, is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2015 after a contractor has been selected. The dredging project […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations along the access channels of Maputo Port in Mozambique are officially underway, the port said in its latest release.  Jan de Nul’s dredging vessels Francesco de Giorgio and Henri Pitot arrived in the port on October 14 and started the dredging work two days later. The dredging program, aimed to remove about […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Macauhub reports that a lot of cubic metres of sediment will soon be removed from the access channels and other operational areas of the Maputo port. This dredging project, which will be carried out by dredging companies Empresa Moçambicana de Dragagem (Emodraga) and Denmark’s Rohde Nielsen, is intended to get depth back to the 11 […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging of the access channel to the Port of Maputo to accommodate vessels with a sailing draft of up to 14.2 meters on the tide is finally underway. The first of three dredgers mobilized by Jan de Nul Dredging Middle East FZE, the international dredging company that will be performing this operation, has arrived […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has finished dredging the 76 km long navigational channel that leads to the Port of Maputo in Mozambique. The company’s cutter dredger J.F.J. De Nul, hopper dredger De Lapérouse, along with some other dredgers, delivered the project several months ahead of schedule. According to Jan De Nul, the company is presently finishing the […]

  • 7 June 2010

    The plan for development of the port of Maputo outlines investment of US$750 million in projects such as dredging of the access channel and… [mappress] Source: macauhub, June 7, 2010;

  • 7 January 2011

    The Mozambican Ports and Rail Company (CFM), and the National Dredging Company (EMODRAGA), on Thursday signed a contract in Maputo with the… (clubofmozambique) [mappress] Source: clubofmozambique, January 7, 2011;

  • 26 January 2011

    Multinational consortium Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) plans to invest US$750 million by 2043 in order to increase the cargo … (macauhub) [mappress] Source: macauhub, January 26, 2011;

  • 29 August 2011

    The amount of cargo handled at the port of Maputo between January and July of 2011 totalled 6.4 million tons, which was a real year-on-year … (macauhub) [mappress] Source: macauhub, August 30, 2011;

  • 25 February 2011

    Shipping and logistics group Grindrod has secured more land for the expansion of the Maputo coal terminal to up to 25-million tons by 2014… By Mariaan Webb (engineeringnews) [mappress] Source: engineeringnews, February 25, 2011;

  • 1 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 25-May 1, 2016).    Spotlight on LNG-Powered Dredger Royal IHC recently released an article written by Robert van de Ketterij, Managing Director of IHC MTI, about the advantages and challenges of running a trailing suction hopper dredger on liquefied […]

  • 26 March 2013

    The President of Mozambique, HE Armando Emilio Guebuza recently visited DP World flagship Jebel Ali Port where he was received by Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and briefed on the supply chain capabilities that have made the port the premier gateway to the entire region and a reliable contributor to the national economy. The […]

  • 18 June 2010

    Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced that its concession for the port of Maputo, Mozambique has been extended to 2033… [mappress] Source: ameinfo, June 18, 2010;

  • 3 June 2011

    $225 million has been invested in Mozambique’s Maputo and Matola ports over the last eight years and cargo handled has increased from… (businesslive) [mappress] Source: businesslive, June 3, 2011    

  • 20 August 2010

    The port of Maputo, in Mozambique, would see an estimated investment of around $800-million over the next five years, said Grindrod Freight… By Irma Venter (engineeringnews) [mappress] Source: engineeringnews, August 20, 2010;

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just announced the completion of the maintenance dredging operations in the Port of Maputo, Mozambique. This dredging campaign restored the depths created after JDN’s 2016 capital dredging campaign. Since 2017, the Port of Maputo is open for vessels up to 80,000 tonnes. Jan De Nul Group executed capital dredging works […]

  • 23 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 17-23, 2020).   PHOTO: DEME’s Breydel Busy in Italy DEME Group is currently carrying out several dredging projects in Southern European ports.   Exceptional Year for GLDD Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has reported financial results for the […]