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May 23, 2008

Mozambique ports upgrade project

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Mozambique ports upgrade project.

Project description
Mozambique plans to upgrade two of its main ports - Nacala and Beira. The Port of Beira currently handles general cargo, timber, oil grains and fertilisers, while Nacala focuses on petrochemicals, grains and fertilisers. The upgrade at the Nacala and Beira ports in the northern and central regions include improving roads and railways linking the harbours to landlocked neighbouring States. Further, the country plans to rehabilitate the railway system linking Beira to coal mines and areas exporting other minerals.

Value
$900-million. Some $400-million will be invested in Nacala and $500-million in Beira.

Duration
Two years.

Breakdown of main contracts
Not stated.

Client
Mozambique Ports and Railways Authority.

Latest developments
None stated.

Participants
None stated.

Construction materials
Not stated.

On budget and on time?
Not stated.

Contact details for project information
Mozambique Ports and Railways Authority,
tel +258 21 303576 or fax +258 21 301 508.
 

Edited by: Martin Zhuwakinyu
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