Port of Douala (Cameroon)

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Sub-subject Sub-subject: Autonomous Port of Douala (Cameroon). Access to the Central African Republic and Chad.


  1. The Autonomous Port of Douala (Cameroon)
  2. The main features of the Port of Douala
  3. Access to Chad and the Central African Republic


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

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

Sample of the Sub-subject: Port of Douala:
Port of Douala (Cameroon)

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Description Sub-Subject Description: Autonomous Port of Douala (Cameroon).

  1. The Port of Douala is the largest port in Cameroon (Central Africa)
  2. 95% of Cameroonian foreign trade
  3. The Port of Douala is a gateway for landlocked countries of Central Africa: the Central African Republic and the Republic of Chad (1060 kilometres).
  4. The Port of Douala is the main foreign trade port of the Central African Republic
  5. The main cities near the Port of Douala:
    - Cameroon: Douala, Edéa, Kribi, Yaoundé, Ebolowa, Kumba, Nkongsamba, Bafoussam, Mbouda, Bamenda, Ngaoundéré, Bertoua, Garoua, and Maroua
    - Central African Republic: Berberati, Bangui, Bossangoa, and Damra
    - Chad: N'Djamena, Ati, Mongo, Soba, Sah, Abeche and Adré
  6. The Lagos-Mombasa Corridor is the main international trade route for the Central African Republic.
  7. The Port of Douala is located at the centre of the Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Coast)
  8. Estuary port
  9. Access channel (50 kilometres)
  10. Eleven areas of operation
  11. Port of General Cargo
  12. Container Terminal
  13. Specialised terminals of the Port of Douala: Wood, fruits (bananas, cereals, and pineapples), mineral, Petrol, and fishing
  14. The main body: the Port Authority of Douala
  15. Bolloré Africa Logistics has the 15-year concession for the Container Terminal at the Port of Douala
  16. Projects of modernisation

The Port of Douala belongs to the Central African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

African Transport Corridors related to the Port of Douala:

  1. Tripoli-Cameroon-Windhoek Corridor
  2. Trans-Sahelian Highway
  3. Lagos-Cameroon-Mombasa corridor

Regional Economic Communities:

  1. Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)
  2. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

Maritime Transport in Africa - Central African ports

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