The Maputo Port Development Company says growth is only possible if a rail logistics solution is found. Transit exports account for 70% of the port's operations, with South Africa providing 82%. The port has a geographical advantage over Richards Bay and Durban's ports, being the closest to the Gauteng industrial hub and South Africa's main mining regions, BDLive
Maputo Port Development spokeswoman Soraia Abdula says improvements in port infrastructure such as warehousing and berths will allow the port to maximise its capacity. Of the transit cargo that arrived from South Africa, 15% came by rail, while 85% was transported by road, Abdula says.
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