“Largest Two Ports in Mauritius”

Find Chief Mauritius Port

Mauritius, a subtropical island nation in the Indian Ocean, just approximately 2,000 kilometers off the south-eastern coast of Africa. It has a 2.3 million square kilometers exclusive economic zone. Port Louis is the capital and largest city.

Mauritius’ maritime sector is crucial to the country’s economy. The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) oversees port infrastructure, related facilities, and equipment and supervises and controls the port sector. In addition, marine services and navigational aids are provided. All port activities and environmental concerns inside the specified port regions are overseen.

Let’s take a detailed look at Mauritius’ key ports.

Port Louis
Port Louis
Jules Koenig Street, Port Louis, Mauritius

Port Louis is the principal port in Mauritius, lying between a well-protected deepwater harbor and a semicircle of mountains. It is located on the country’s northwest coast, approximately 500 nautical miles east of Madagascar.

  • TEU: 1.5 Million
  • The commercial area of the port is defined as the region within the port
  • Primary export commodities are cement, bunkers, sugar, black oil
  • Main imports are coal, maize, cement, wheat, edible oil, soya, etc
  • Expert in handling containers, LPG, breakbulk, and general cargo
  • More than 6.5 tons of cargo handled per year
  • Accommodate 2,000+ vessels and 52,000 passengers annually
Port Mathurin
Port Mathurin
Port Mathurin, Rodrigues, Mauritius

Port Mathurin operates as the principal harbor on the island. It is located on the Indian Ocean island’s north coast at 19°40′60.00″S 63°25′0.00″E.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Anchorage dept from 15.5 to 16 meter
  • MV Mauritius Pride and Mauritius Trochetia dock at port 5x/month
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