Maritime Transport in Africa

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject Subject (Course): Maritime Transport in Africa. African ports. Syllabus:

1- Introduction to Maritime Transport in Africa (0.2 ECTS).

  1. Revised African maritime transport charter
  2. Durban Resolution on Maritime Safety, Maritime Security and Protection of the Marine Environment in Africa

2- Largest African ports.

3-Maghrebian Ports (0.6 ECTS)

  1. Port of Casablanca (Morocco)
  2. Tunisian Ports
  3. Port of Algiers and Port of Oran (Algeria)

4- Egyptian ports

  1. Port Said and Port of Alexandria
  2. Suez Canal

5- West African ports (0.5 ECTS)

  1. Port of Abidjan (Ivory Coast)
  2. Ports of Tema and Takoradi (Ghana)
  3. Port of Lagos (Nigeria)
  4. Port of Dakar (Senegal)
  5. Port of Lomé (Togo)
  6. Port of Cotonou (Benin)
  7. Maritime Organisation for West and Central Africa (MOWCA)

5- Central African ports (0.5 ECTS):

  1. Port of Luanda and Port of Lobito (Angola)
  2. Port of Douala (Cameroon)
  3. Port of Pointe Noire (Congo)
  4. Ports of Gabon: Port of Libreville and Port Gentil
  5. Ports of Equatorial Guinea: Malabo, Bata, and Luba Freeport
  6. Maritime Organisation for West and Central Africa

6- East African ports (1 ECTS):

  1. Ports of Beira, Nacala and Maputo (Mozambique)
  2. Port of Djibouti
  3. Port of Mombasa (Kenya)
  4. Port Sudan (Sudan)
  5. Port of Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania)
  6. Ports of Madagascar

7- Southern African ports (0.2 ECTS):

  1. Port of Durban (South Africa)
  2. Other South African ports: Richards Bay, East London, Ngqura, Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay, Cape Town, Saldanha
  3. Port of Walvis Bay (Namibia)


Subject “Maritime Transport in Africa” is studied...
  1. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  2. Masters: International Business, Africa
  3. Course: Logistics in Africa (Online)

Languages of study: English or French Afrique. Summaries in Portuguese Africa Transporte Spanish Africa Transporte.

Sample of the subject - Maritime Transport in Africa:
Maritime Transport in Africa

African Business and Economy

We Trust in Africa

Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

Description Subject Description: Maritime Transport in Africa.

Foreign trade traffic through Africans ports has tripled in the last decade.

Maritime Transport in Africa.

  1. Deregulation of the ports
  2. In general, high port tariffs. The increase of logistics costs.
  3. Many African ports are inadequately equipped to handle containers
  4. Lack of integrated road and rail links
  5. Bottlenecks in many African ports.
  6. The need for investments and institutional reforms. Chinese investments.
  7. Fastest growth in general cargo: Southern Africa
  8. Fastest growth in container traffic: West Africa
  9. The largest African port: Port of Durban
  10. The importance of the African corridors for landlocked countries.

Samples - Maritime Transport in Africa

Port of Lagos Nigeria

Port of Abidjan (Ivory Coast)

Case Study: Bollore Logistics

Port of Casablanca (Morocco)

Port of Mombasa (Kenya)

Port of Durban South Africa

Ports of Egypt

Port of Tunisia

Port of Dakar (Senegal)

Port of Cotonou (Benin)

Port of Lomé (Togo)

Ports of Ghana

Port of Luanda (Angola)

Ports of Egypt

Port of Pointe Noire

Port of Lobito (Angola)

Port of Douala (Cameroon)

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