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

1- Introduction to the Maritime Transport in Africa

  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.

  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.

  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 Organization for West and Central Africa (MOWCA).

5- Central African Ports.

  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 Organization for West and Central Africa.

6- East African Ports.

  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.

  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 the African maritime transport;
  2. To analyze 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 the rail and road transport networks and the African ports;
  5. To analyze the difficulty of the Containerization, bottlenecks and high port costs in Africa.

Maritime Transport in Africa:
Maritime Transport in Africa, Ports of Durban, Abidjan, Douala, Mombasa, Dar es-Salaam, Lagos

Online Education (Course, Doctorate, Master): Maritime Transport

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

The Subject “Maritime Transport in Africa” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Logistics Courses: Transport in Africa, International Transport, Maritime Transport, Multimodal.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Transport and Logistics in Africa

Masters (MIB): Business in Africa, International Transport, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Doctorate (DIB): African Business, Global Logistics, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

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

Nigerian Ports (Lagos, Apapa, Port Harcourt, Onne, Rivers Port, Tin Can Island). Maritime Transportation Course

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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 region by general cargo: Southern Africa;
  8. Fastest growing region by container traffic: West Africa;
  9. The largest African port: Port of Durban;
  10. Importance of African corridors for the landlocked countries.

EENI African Business Portal.

  1. Rail Transport in Africa;
  2. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor;
  3. African Business and Economy;
  4. Economic Area of the African Civilization.

Port of Durban (South Africa). Gateway to Lesotho, Eswatini (Swaziland), Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe (Maritime Transport Course)

Port of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Access to Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger. Maritime Transport Course

Case Study: Bollore Logistics

Ports of Morocco, Casablanca, Agadir, Tangier, Mohammedia. Maritime Transport Course

Port of Mombasa, Kenya. Gateway to Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, and Tanzania (Maritime Transport Course)

Suez Canal (Egypt): 8% of World Seaborne Trade

Tunisian Ports: Tunis, Goulette, Rades, Bizerte, Sousse, and Sfax (Maritime Transport Course)

Port of Dakar, Senegal. Access to Mali, Maritime Transport Course

Port of Douala (Cameroon). Access to the Central African Republic and Chad (Maritime Transport Course)



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