4 Communication systemThe Corredor de Desenvolvimento do Norte is currently served by a railway network that stretches for more than km in Mozambican and Malawian territoryIn the near future this system will be connected into Zambia, after completion of a 27 km stretch of railway line that will link the Nacala Port to Chipata, on the Zambian border.
5 Originality of the Project The Corredor de Desenvolvimento do Norte Project represents a new concept in operations and management of infra-structures in Africa since it reunites one deep water port and the railway systems of two countries under a single and fully integrated private management and shareholding structure.
6 Regional influence of the Project Northern MozambiqueMalawiEastern ZambiaSouthern TanzaniaIt is also possible that, in the mid-term the project can also serve the economy of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
8 Maritime Administration Nacala Port – General layoutPOL BerthWorkshopCDN (PN) OfficesPoliceMain Entrance GateCustomsMaritime AdministrationImmigrationGeneral Cargo TerminalContainer TerminalRailway Station
9 GLOBAL COMPACT THE GLOBAL COMPACT HUMAN RIGHTS LABOUR THE ENVIROMENT WE SUPPORTTHE GLOBAL COMPACTHUMAN RIGHTSPrinciple OneBusinesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights within their sphere of influence;Principle TwoMake sure they are not complicit in human rights abuses.LABOURPrinciple ThreeBusinesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;Principle FourThe elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;Principle FiveThe effective abolition of child labour; andPrinciple SixEliminate discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.THE ENVIROMENTPrinciple SevenBusiness should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;Principle EightUndertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; andPrinciple NineEncourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologiesANTI CORRUPTIONPrinciple 10Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.
17 The Northern Railway Network of MozambiqueThe first section of railway in the region, between Lumbo and Monapo, was opened in 1914 and the final section connecting Cumba to Malawi was completed in The railroad was connected to the Port of Nacala in the late 1940´s to coincide with the opening of the port in 1951.The railway line is fully operational and the section from Nacala to Cuamba (533 km) is presently in a very good condition. The remaining section from Cuamba to Malawi (77 km) requires some work.The northern railway network in Mozambique, also, includes the line from Cuamba to Lichinga (262 km), which is in the process of being repaired.
18 Railway ServicesCDN operates a rail network of 872 track kilometres, from Nacala to the border with Malawi, at EntreLagos, and a branch line from Cuamba to Lichinga.Two services are provided:General freight:- CDN has the ability to move containerised, bagged and bulk freight, including liquid bulk.- A seamless service is provided for imports and exports to and from Malawi via the Port of Nacala. This is operated in unit trains of 1000 freight ton or 25 wagons of freight from a single customer or shared by more than one customer. The transit times to or from points in Malawi for these trains are on average 34 hours.- Freight is also hauled to and from any of the stations on the CDN network.Passenger Services:- A regular passenger train service with 1st, 2nd and 3rd class coaches is operated between Nampula and Cuamba.- The 1st class coaches are air conditioned and the train has a restaurant car that serves light meals and refreshments.- The train is operated daily except Mondays.
19 The Malawi Railway System Nayuchi Km0Nkaya Km297Limbe Km201Salima Km469Kanengo Km574Luchenza Km157Makhanga Km80Section 1Section 2Section 3Section 4Section 5Section 6The Malawi railway system consists of 797km of main line track. It extends from Mchinji in the northwest to the southern boarder of the country. From Nkaya, the railway extends eastwards to Nayuci, connecting to the northern railways network of Mozambique at Entrelagos.CEAR has 8 Operational locomotives which will be increased by 6 in next 3 months.