Nacala, Mozambique is a port on the east coast of Africa. The port of Nacala is also Mozambique’s most northerly port on the south side of Baia deBengo. It is a large and sheltered bay 60m deep and 800m wide at the entrance. Nacala Bay is also the deepest natural bay on the east coast of Africa. The Nacala harbour serves mainly its own hinterland and landlocked Malawi to the west, which is also served by a 914km railway. Nacala has four general cargo berths and one for containers. Bunkering is available by road tanker with a pipeline at the general cargo berths. The railway which has its terminus at Nacala, links with the Central East African Railway in Malawi. The railway will also likely in the near future have an extended link with the coalfields of Moatize in Mozambique’s Tete province.
Vessel operators serving Nacala
Currently there are carriers with service to Nacala, Mozambique. With the current port congestion situation, do check in advance for a suitable sailing for your shipment to Nacala. It is still possible to find suitable sailings even though the sailing schedules are not as regular as before.
Latest Development News
There was a 15-year concession was entered into between the private Mozambican company called Development Society Of Nacala Corridor SA and the state-owned Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Mozambique in September 2000. A private company called the Northern Development Corridor (CDN) would be responsible for the management, financing, maintenance and optimization of infrastructure for rail and port services as well as the development and operation of that infrastructure. This railway concession has since been extended until 10 January 2035. The port concession ends on 10 January 2020, and the Malawi rail concession (Central East African Railways – CEAR) on 1 December 2042.
AD&K Logistics have been assisting our customers for their shipments in and out of Africa for some time. Our experience with shipments to Africa is pretty established. Do feel free to contact us for your shipments to Africa.