The Angolan Government launched on Monday 16th December 2019, an International Public Tender for the concession and operation of the Port of Luanda Multipurpose Terminal, according to the Presidential Order published in the Diário da República last October.
The main objective of this initiative is to promote the development and improve the efficiency of port activity by involving private operators with proven experience in the sector.
This public tender is addressed to companies or associations of domestic and foreign companies that have proven experience or that meet the requirements as stated in the Program and Tender Specifications, as well as current legislation.
The deadline for submitting bids is set for March 30th 2020.
With about 80% of the country's import and export traffic, the Port of Luanda is Angola's main port.
The Multipurpose Terminal is an infrastructure with a total area of 229,100 m2 that is an integral part of the Port of Luanda and has the capacity to handle 2.6 million tons per year.
The berth has a length of 610 meters, with a depth of 12.5 meters, allowing for the docking of large ships.
The container park has a maximum storage capacity of 15,000 TEUs at the same time, allowing full containers to be stacked up to five times.
- Mobile port cranes;
- Diesel combustion electric power generators;
- Winport Port Management Software;
- Water and Electricity Supply by SONILS;
- Security and CCTV Equipment;
- 725 Workers.
Companies interested in participating in this tender must meet the following requirements:
- No less than the equivalent of USD 25 million (Twenty Five Million US Dollars) in equity;
- No less than the equivalent of USD 100 million (One Hundred Million US Dollars) in average annual turnover over the last 3 fiscal years;
- No less than the equivalent of USD 100 million (One Hundred Million US Dollars) in net assets;
- In the case of a consortium of companies, the requirements referred to in the preceding paragraphs shall correspond to the respective indicators weighted by the respective participation of each company in the consortium;
- Competing companies must have, either directly or through subsidiaries, a participation of no less than 25% in at least 3 port terminal concession operations over the last 3 years. Also, in at least one of these operations, competing companies must have a participation of at least 50%, with an average annual amount of traffic during the last 3 years of no less than 250,000 TEUs (Two Hundred Fifty Thousand TEUs).
Located on the west coast of the African continent, with weak winds and currents and blessed by regular seas, the Multipurpose Terminal is an integral part of Luanda Port and is naturally protected by the Nossa Senhora do Cabo Island, which shelters it against currents and undulations, allowing easy maritime access to the bay (about 1.5 miles wide) and excellent maneuvering and mooring operations.
It encompasses the entire internal area of Luanda Bay, located to the east and south of the intersection between the lighthouse meridian at the tip of Nossa Senhora do Cabo Island, and the parallel 8º44’S to the meridian passing by Morro das Lagostas.
Within an 80-meter-wide land strip from the Port Administration building to the Lagostas Lighthouse (Ponta do Dande).
Supply of drinking water to ships is guaranteed at all terminals.
SUPPLIES AND SPARE PARTS
By express permission, ships at anchor or moored at the berths of terminals may carry out supplies and spare parts operations.
Ships may be safely at anchor in Luanda Bay.
Availability of heavy fuel and marine diesel supplied by SONANGOL.
Two locations for small fishing vessel and small coastal vessel repairs, as well as a floating dock for emergency repairs to vessels up to 6,000 Dwt.
Towing service is provided by EPINOSUL.
Pilotage is mandatory for all domestic and foreign vessels over 500 gross tonnage and is conducted by EPIBAL.
- Electronic Lockers
- Payments Portal
- Port Services Central Window
PORTO DE LUANDA E.P.
Porto de Luanda E.P. is a legally registered large public company, possessing administrative, financial and patrimonial self-governing capabilities.
According to the Presidential Decree 26/98 of 14th August, which approved the organic status of the Port of Luanda, the company has as its governing bodies a Board of Directors (management body), a Fiscal Council (activity supervisor) and an Executive Board (consultative and information body).
To plan, manage, regulate, supervise and promote the Port of Luanda, ensuring the safety of people and goods, as well as economic, social and environmental sustainability and the provision of services and infrastructures capable of meeting the needs of both the Luanda province and the country as a whole.
To make Luanda Port increasingly efficient, competitive and secure, thus contributing to Angola's economic and social growth.
Ethics, commitment, learning, safety, environmental and social responsibility.
For more information about the International Public Tender for the concession and operation of the Port of Luanda Multipurpose Terminal, you may use the following contacts:
Empresa Portuária de Luanda E.P.
Largo 04 de Fevereiro
+244 935 698 404