Rehabilitation of Port of Quelimane, Mozambique
The port is the maritime transport connection to Maputo, South Africa and Europe.
The main quay structure, including founda-tion piles of reinforced concrete, was constructed in 1953 and extended in 1968. The overall quay length is about 210 m which is to be rehabilitated.
Concrete repair measures are determined to remove the damage resulting from corrosion attacks;
- Galvanic anode system shall be provided to control the reinforcing steel corrosion problems in the concrete in future,
- The existent quay structure shall be strengthened to meet the loads of the modern cargo handling equipment,
- A complete and independent fendering system shall be installed in front of the quay line,
- The dredging depth in front of the berths shall be re-established,
- Container storage area behind the main berth shall be developed and paved, including facilities for reefer containers,
- The same applies for the remaining open storage areas,
- New entrance/outlet gate with fencing for the port shall be provided, including an
- efficient road system within the port area,
- Supply systems for electric power and water shall be completely rehabilitated,
- The Port Administration Building shall be modernised and rehabilitated.