Port of Luanda, Angola, handles over 13 million tons of cargo in 2014

18 March 2015

The port of Luanda in 2014 handled over 13 million tons of cargo, an annual increase of 15.9 percent, according to a report of activities drawn up by the port’s management company.

The document said movement of non-containerised cargo in the various port terminals totalled over 3.8 million tons, or annual growth of 34 percent.

As for the movement of containerised cargo, the report cited by Angolan news agency Angop said there was an annual increase of about 10 percent.

In 2014 529,500 containers landed at the port of Luanda and 525,700 containers were shipped from there.

The port of Luanda last year received 8,154 ships, and of these 1,135 were long-haul ships and 7,019 were cabotage ships (to support the oil industry). (macauhub/AO)