Mozambique

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Country information

Basic facts on marine waters
  • Territorial sea (12 nm zone): 572,000 km2 corresponding to the national maritime space
  • Exclusive Economic Zone: N/A
National practices
National projects
  • N/A

Overview of MSP related maritime uses

Current main uses:

Mining Shipping
Ports Oil and gas
Coastal protection Nature conservation
Fisheries Aquaculture
Scientific research Radars
Cables and pipelines Military
Tourism and leisure Underwater cultural heritage

Which marine spatial plans exist?

Legal framework

  • Law 20/2019 of November 8 – Law of the Land
  • Decree n° 21/2017 of 24 May creating the Regulation establishing the legal regime for the use of maritime space
  • Resolution n° 39/2017 of 14 September approving the Policy and Strategy for the Sea
  • Law n° 5/96 of 4 January creating the Maritime Courts (under review)

Contact

Ministry of Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries

Mr. Celso Lopes – Deputy National Director

Rua Marquez de Pombal, nr. 285
Maputo, Mozambique

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