Port of Djibouti

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject Sub-subject - Ports of Djibouti, Tadjourah and Goubet. Access to Ethiopia.


  1. Introduction to the Port of Djibouti
  2. The main features of the Port of Djibouti
  3. Access to the Ethiopian Market
  4. Other Djiboutian ports: Goubet Port and the Port of Tadjourah.


Sub-subject “Port of Djibouti” is studied...
  1. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  2. Courses: Transport in Africa, East Africa
  3. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Africa

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

Sample of the Sub-subject: Port of Djibouti
Port of Djibouti

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Description Sub-Subject Description: Ports of Djibouti

The largest ports of Djibouti are:

  1. Port of Djibouti
  2. Port of Tadjourah
  3. Goubet Port
  4. Livestock Terminal at Doudah

Port of Djibouti:

  1. The Port of Djibouti is mainly a transhipment and regional Hub port.
  2. Near all the maritime traffic related to the foreign trade of Ethiopia is handled through the Port of Djibouti.
  3. Addis Ababa (capital of Ethiopia) is linked by rail and road - Ethio-Djibouti Railways-
  4. Strategic position: located at the entrance of the Red Sea.
  5. Good access to the COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) markets.
  6. Container Terminal: 350,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit)/year
  7. Dry port.
  8. Petroleum terminal (Doraleh)
  9. Automotive storage (5,000 units) - Daheez.
  10. Livestock Terminal at Doudah

Port of Tadjourah.

  1. New port located at the North of Djibouti
  2. General Cargo Vessels
  3. Ro-ro terminal.
  4. Paved Road “Tadjourah-Balho”
  5. Railway “Tadjourah-Mekele”

Goubet Port.

  1. Mineral port
  2. In construction

The Port of Djibouti belongs to the East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

Trans-African Highways:

  1. Djibouti-N’Djamena Corridor

Regional Economic Communities:

  1. CEN-SAD (Community of Sahel-Saharan States)
  2. IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development)
  3. COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa)
  4. Tripartite agreement COMESA-EAC- SADC

Maritime Transport in Africa - East African ports

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