Sub-subject: Autonomous Port of Cotonou (Benin).
Access to Burkina, Mali, and Niger.
- The Autonomous Port of Cotonou (Republic of Benin)
- The main features of the Port of Cotonou
- Access to Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger
Sample of the Sub-subject: Port of Cotonou (Benin):
Sub-Subject Description: Autonomous Port of Cotonou:
- The Port of Cotonou is one of the largest ports in West Africa.
- Gateway to other landlocked countries of West Africa: Niger, Mali, and Burkina Faso
- The Port of Cotonou is the first transit port of the Republic of Niger.
- Access to the Benin - Niger railway
- 80% of the goods are re-exported to other regional markets, mainly
Nigeria and Niger.
- Strong informal trade with Nigeria
- Bollore Africa Logistics has the concession (200 million dollars) for the South Wharf Container Terminal
- Deepwater port.
- The Port of Cotonou is substantially equidistant from the Port of Lagos (NIGERIA), 115 kilometres and
the Port of Lomé (TOGO) 135 kilometres.
- Road links with Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, and Togo
- Ports Authority of Cotonou
Trans-African Highways (Transport corridors).
- Dakar-Benin-Lagos corridor
- Trans-Sahelian Highway
Regional Economic Communities.
- Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
Maritime Transport in Africa - West African ports