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Comoros Port of Mutsamudu - Anjouan

Key port information can also be found at: Maritime Database information on Comoros Ports

Port Overview: 

The port of Mutsamudu is located in the Island of Anjouan, at approximately 80 NM or 150 km eastwards from Moroni in the Island of Grand Comoro. Built in 1982, Mutsamudu is the only deep water port of the Union of Comoros. As such it serves as port of transhipment for containerized cargoes destined to the two other islands.

Length: 239 m; one section 173 m length - 9 m draft, and remaining 99 m length - 4m draft

 The traffic of the port of Mutsamudu is mainly containerized, with very few bulk cargoes. Main products imported are rice, cement, sugar, flour and petroleum products. Main export products are Ylang Ylang, cloves and vanilla. Close to the 75% of the traffic is represented by transhipments re directing the cargo to/from the other islands.

Port Location and Contacts

Country

Comoro

Province or District

Anjouan

Town or City (Closest location) with Distance (km)

Name : Mutsamudu

km: n/a

Port's Complete Name

Port of Mutsamudu

Latitude

-12.16667

Longitude

44.4

Managing Company or Port Authority (If more than one operator, break down by area of operation)

Spanfreight/AEC Autorité Portuaire des Comores

Management Contact Person

n/a

Closest Airport and Frequent Airlines to / from International Destinations

Airport Name: n/a

Airlines: n/a

Port Picture

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

For information on Comoros Port of Mutsamudu , please see the following links: 

4.2.4 Comoros Port and Waterways Company Contact List

4.1 Comoros Government Contact List

Port Performance

For additional information on Port of Mutsamudu performance, please see the following documents: 

Comoros Port of Mutsamudu performance 2011

Comoros Port of Mutsamudu performance 2010

Note: The information provided in the attached documents, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.

Handling Figures

Year 2011

Vessel Calls

125

Container Traffic (TEUs)

35,195

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

For information on Comoros Port of Mutsamudu discharge rates and terminal handling charges, please see the following documents: 

Comoros Port of Mutsamudu Tarrifs (1)

Comoros Port of Mutsamudu Tarrifs (2)

Comoros Port of Mutsamudu Tarrifs (3)

Comoros Port of Mutsamudu Tarrifs (4)

Note: The information provided in the attached documents, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.

Berthing Specifications

Type of Berth

Quantity

Length (m)

Maximum Draft (m)

Conventional Berth

n/a

173 m

9 m

Container Berth

n/a

99 m

4 m

Silo Berth

n/a

n/a

n/a

Berthing Tugs

n/a

Water Barges

n/a

General Cargo Handling Berths

Cargo Type

Berth Identification

Imports - Bagged Cargo

Yes

Exports - Bagged Cargo

Yes

Imports and Exports - RoRo

n/a

Other Imports

Vehicles

Port Handling Equipment

Is the port equipment managed by the government or privately? n/a

Equipment

Available

(Yes / No)

Total Quantity and Capacity Available

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage

Travelling Crane

Yes

4 (60 MT)

n/a

Container Gantries

n/a

n/a

n/a

Mobile Cranes

n/a

n/a

n/a

Reachstacker

n/a

n/a

n/a

RoRo Tugmaster (w/ Trailer)

n/a

n/a

n/a

Grain Elevator w/ Bagging Machines

n/a

n/a

n/a

Transtrainer

n/a

n/a

n/a

Forklifts

Yes

1x30 MT + 1x20 MT (30MT + 20 MT)

n/a

Container Facilities

Facilities

20 ft

40 ft

Container Facilities Available

Around 19.000 containers capacity in 4.44 ha.

n/a

Container Freight Station (CFS)

na

n/a

Refrigerated Container Stations

Yes

Yes

Other Capacity Details

Daily Take Off Capacity (Containers per day)

n/a

Number of Reefer Stations (connection points)

n/a

Emergency Take-off Capacity (Give an indication)

n/a

Off take capacity of gang shift (in Containers per shift)

n/a

n/a

Customs Guidance

For information on customs guidance, please see the following section:

1.3 Comoros Customs Information

For information on Comoros Port of Mutsamudu , please see the following links: 

4.2.4 Comoros Port and Waterways Company Contact List

4.1 Comoros Government Contact List