Ports of Maputo and Matola

Maputo Terminals

Total area of approximately 129ha with 3,000m of continuous wharves ranging in depth from 8-12m including the Citrus, Sugar and Container Terminals.

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Matola Terminals

Deep water bulk terminals associated with export and manufacturing industries, including the new Mozal Aluminium Terminal and the Oil Terminal.

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Port Information

Note: The below info is for Informational Purposes Only: Do Not Use for Nautical Purposes.

Quay / Berth Details

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Port Layout and Data

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Tide Information

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Nautical Information

Tidal Streams
The maximum spring rates of the flood and ebb streams between Cais de Maputo(25°58’2S 32°33’5E ) and Ponta Chaluquene(25°58’5S 32°33’3E) observed during the dry season are 2.5 and 2.8 knots respectively.

Channels and Bouyage
The positions of the entrance channels are subject to change and depths may be less than charted. Bouyage marking the channels may be moved accordingly. Additionally, bouys may be missing, unlit or out of position and therefore mariners are advised to consult Harbour Master, Maputo, for the latest information.

Local Magnetic Anomaly
A local magnetic anomaly exists in Baja de Maputo giving deflections from the normal -2° to +3°

Anchoring Prohibited
(25°59’0S 32°33’9E)
Anchoring is prohibited in Rio Espirito Santo, north-west of a line passing through the Cathedral and the tide gauge, unless instructed otherwise by a pilot.

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Port Maputo ISPS Code Compliance

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Source: Port Maputo Website