Movement in the Port of Luanda, Angola, falls in third quarter

16 December 2016

In the third quarter of 2016 the Port of Luanda handled 1.821 million tonnes of cargo, representing a fall of about 9% over the same period of 2015, Angolan news agency Angop reported.

Containerised cargo fell by 11%t, while the non-containerised cargo was down 4%.

During the third quarter of the year 190 long haul vessels moored at the Port of Luanda, against 217 in 2015.

In an attempt to reverse the situation of the port, which handles 75% of Angola’s imports, the managers of the Port of Luanda are preparing a five-year action plan to improve port services, reduce operating costs and developing synergies. (macauhub)