Maritime Transport in Africa (e-Course)

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Syllabus of the Online Subject: Maritime Transport in Africa. African Ports.

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)

The objectives of the subject “Maritime Transport in Africa” are the following:

  1. To know the state of African maritime transport
  2. To analyse the features of the largest African ports
  3. To know how to access the fifteen African landlocked countries through the transport corridors and ports
  4. To evaluate the disconnection between rail and road transport networks and African ports
  5. To analyse the difficulty of containerisation, bottlenecks and high port costs in Africa

The eLearning Subject “Maritime Transport in Africa” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Logistics Courses: Transport in Africa, International Transport, Maritime Transport, Multimodal
  2. Masters: African Business, International Transport, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Doctorates: Business in Africa, International Logistics, Global Trade

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Afrique Transport Maritime. Summaries in Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese África Transporte Maritimo Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Africa Transporte Maritimo.

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Description of the Online Subject: Maritime Transport in Africa.

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

Maritime Transport in Africa.

  1. Port Deregulations
  2. In general, high port tariffs. Increase of the logistics costs
  3. Many African Ports are inadequately equipped to handle containers
  4. Lack of integrated road and Rail transport links
  5. Bottlenecks in many African Ports
  6. Need for investments and institutional reforms. Chinese investments
  7. Fastest growing in general cargo: Southern Africa
  8. Fastest growing in container traffic: West Africa
  9. The largest African port: Port of Durban
  10. Importance of the African corridors for the landlocked countries

African Portal - EENI Business School & HA University

Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

  1. Rail Transport in Africa
  2. African Business and Economy
  3. Economic Area of African Civilisation

Samples - Maritime Transport in Africa

Logistics Course: Port of Lagos Nigeria

Logistics Course: Port of Abidjan (Ivory Coast)

Case Study: Bollore Logistics

Logistics Course: Port of Casablanca (Morocco)

Port of Mombasa (Kenya, Course)

Port of Durban, South Africa (Logistics Course)

Online Course: Ports of Egypt

Logistics Course: Port of Tunisia

Port of Dakar (Senegal, Logistics, Master)

Logistics Course: Port of Cotonou (Benin)

Logistics Course: Port of Lomé (Togo)

Online Course: Ports of Ghana

Logistics Course: Port of Luanda (Angola)

Online Course: Ports of Egypt

Logistics Course: Port of Pointe Noire

Logistics Course: Port of Lobito (Angola)

Logistics Course: Port of Douala (Cameroon)



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