Port of Cotonou - Benin

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Sub-subject: The Autonomous Port of Cotonou (Benin). Access to Burkina, Mali, and Niger. Syllabus:

  1. The Autonomous Port of Cotonou (Republic of Benin)
  2. The main features of the Port of Cotonou
  3. Access to Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger
The sub-subject “The Autonomous Port of Lomé (Benin)” is studied...
  1. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  2. Courses: Transport in Africa, West Africa
  3. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Africa

Languages of study English or French Bénin. Summaries in Portuguese Porto Cotonou Spanish Puerto Cotonou

Area of Knowledge: Africa

Sample of the Sub-subject: The Port of Cotonou (Benin)
Port of Cotonou (Benin)

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Description of the Sub-Subject: The Autonomous Port of Cotonou

  1. The Port of Cotonou is one of the largest ports in West Africa
  2. Gateway to other landlocked Western African Countries: Niger, Mali, and Burkina Faso
  3. The Port of Cotonou is the first transit port of the Republic of Niger
  4. Access to the Benin-Niger railway
  5. 80% of the goods are re-exported to other regional markets, mainly to Nigeria and Niger
  6. Strong informal trade with Nigeria
  7. Bollore Africa Logistics has the concession (200 million dollars) for the South Wharf Container Terminal
  8. Deepwater port
  9. The Port of Cotonou is substantially equidistant from the Port of Lagos (NIGERIA), 115 kilometres and the Port of Lomé (TOGO) 135 kilometres
  10. Road links to Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, and Togo
  11. Managed by the Ports Authority of Cotonou

Trans-African Highways (Transport corridors).

  1. Dakar-Benin-Lagos corridor
  2. Trans-Sahelian Highway

Regional Economic Communities.

  1. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  2. West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)

Maritime Transport in Africa - West African Ports

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