The MPA has extended its port limits and offering attractive incentives for bunkering activities. Following the construction and commissioning of new tankage facilities within the port area, the storage capacity of Class B products will increase to some 180,000 tonnes. Moreover, the Authority has earmarked 4 Ha of land at Fort George for construction of additional tank farm for class A product.
Offshore bunkering activities.
The objective is the position Port Louis Harbour as a Bunkering Port.
Onshore facilities for bunkering activities.
In the medium Term, operators would be allowed to construct storage facilities ashore to further develop the bunkering business and strengthen the position of Port Louis as a bunkering port.
In the long Term, additional tankage facilities may be constructed by private promoters to position Port Louis as a Petroleum Hub.