Port of Dakar (Senegal)

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: The Autonomous Port of Dakar. Access to Mali.


  1. The Autonomous Port of Dakar (Senegal)
  2. The main features of the Port of Dakar
  3. Areas of the Port of Dakar
  4. Access to the Malian Market
Sub-subject “Port of Dakar (Senegal)” is studied...
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Africa
  2. Doctorates: Africa, Islamic Countries
  3. Courses: Transport in Africa, West Africa

Languages of study: English or French Sénégal. Summaries in Portuguese Porto Dakar Spanish Puerto Dakar

Area of Knowledge: Africa

Sample of the Sub-subject: Port of Dakar (Senegal):
Port of Dakar (Senegal)

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Sub-Subject Description: Port of Dakar (Senegal).

The Autonomous Port of Dakar (Senegal).

  1. Excellent location: six days to Europe/seven days to America
  2. Deepwater (10-13 metres)
  3. Top exports: petroleum, bulk, dry, and refrigerated containers
  4. Dakar Port Authority
  5. Modernisation of the Container Terminal: Dubai Port World.
  6. Logistics Platform Port of Dakar
  7. Access to the Malian market (Senegalese Warehouses in Mali)
  8. Railway Dakar-Bamako

Southern Zone of the Port of Dakar:
  - Three Piers
  - General Cargo
  - Container traffic
  - Three Ro-Ro terminals
  - 12 general terminals.

Northern Zone of the Port of Dakar
  - Four piers
  - Solid and liquid bulk
  - 20 berths
  - Container Terminal
  - The annual traffic: 300,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit)

- Fruit Terminal (project)
- Programme of the « Port of the Future »

The main cities near the Port of Dakar:

  1. Senegal: Dakar, Thiès, Kaolak, Ziguinchor, Kolda, Kédouogu, Tambacounda, Touba, Saint-Louis, and Ballou
  2. Mali: Kayes, Sandare, and Bamako
  3. The Gambia: Banjul
  4. Guinea-Bissau: Bissau and Farin
  5. Mauritania: Nouakchott

Trans-African Highways (Transport corridors):

  1. Corridor Cairo-Dakar
  2. Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena Corridor)
  3. Dakar-Lagos corridor

Maritime Transport in Africa West African ports

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