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Thai Mozambique Logística Has Already Invested $500M in Order to Push Ahead the Construction of Macuse Dry Port in 2024

Thai Mozambique Logística Has Already Invested $500M in Order to Push Ahead the Construction of Macuse Dry Port in 2024

Thai Mozambique Logística already has five hundred million dollars, the equivalent of 31 billion meticals, available for the start, in the middle of next year, of the physical work to build the deep-water dry port in Macuse, Zambezia province.

The announcement was made this Monday in Quelimane, at the launch ceremony for the Macuse-Chitima railway-port complex project, budgeted at more than 2.7 billion meticals.

Of the 2.7 billion meticals needed to build the deep-water dry port and the railway logistics corridor linking Macuse, in Namacurra, to Chitima, in Tete, the shareholders of Thai Mozambique Logística have already secured 500 million to start building the port.

In the first phase, the port, which will occupy 2.4 kilometres on the Macuse side and 2.9 on the Supinho side, will export two million tonnes of Portucel wood, will have capacity for ships of up to 60,000 tonnes of cargo, will employ 8,000 Mozambicans, will have a logistics service park, a fuel supply terminal and other components.

The representative of the shareholders of Thai Mozambique Logística, Manuel Latifo, said that by February next year the resettlement of the 70 families affected by the project would be completed.

The President of the Zambezia Business Council, Chawal Naparia, said that local companies should be the biggest suppliers of construction material, goods and services to operators of the harbour works.

And the Governor of Zambézia, Pio Matos, said that the project is structuring the province’s economic growth.

Rádio Moçambique

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