HARARE-- Cornelder Mozambique, the concessionaire company operating the port of Beira in central Mozambique, has disclosed plans to expand its customer base in the southern Africa sub-region by focusing on improving the services that it provides.
In Mozambique, Cornelder operates containers and general cargo terminals at Beira port, one of that neighbouring country's most active ports.
In a statement received here Monday, the company said in order to attract more users to the port of Beira, it held a meeting in Harare recently with potential customers in this country, attended by representatives of r more than 200 companies.
"It was a very productive meeting, as many of the concerns that were raised were immediately answered," the statement quoted the company's Managing Director, Jan de Vries, as informing the meeting.
De Vries said apart from Zimbabwe, other land-locked countries in southern Africa such as Zambia and Malawi were also priorities in the company's business expansion plan. "?We hope to hold more meetings of this nature in the future in other neighbouring countries such as Zambia and Malawi," he said.
Cornelder Mozambique is a company owned jointly by a Dutch firm, Cornelder BV, the public Mozambican company Caminhos de Ferro de Mozambique (CFM) and private Mozambican investors.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK