Port of Douala (Cameroon)
EENI - Business School.
Sub-subject: Autonomous Port of Douala (Cameroon). Access to the Central African Republic and Chad.
- The Autonomous Port of Douala (Cameroon)
- The main features of the Port of Douala
- Access to Chad and the Central African Republic
Sample of the Sub-subject: Port of Douala:
Sub-Subject Description: Autonomous Port of Douala (Cameroon).
- The Port of Douala is the largest port in Cameroon (Central Africa)
- 95% of Cameroonian foreign trade
- The Port of Douala is a gateway for landlocked countries of Central Africa:
the Central African Republic and the Republic of Chad (1060 kilometres).
- The Port of Douala is the main foreign trade port of the Central African Republic
- 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
- The Lagos-Mombasa Corridor is the main international trade route for the Central African Republic.
- The Port of Douala is located at the centre of the Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Coast)
- Estuary port
- Access channel (50 kilometres)
- Eleven areas of operation
- Port of General Cargo
- Container Terminal
- Specialised terminals of the Port of Douala: Wood, fruits (bananas, cereals, and pineapples), mineral, Petrol, and fishing
- The main body: the Port Authority of Douala
- Bolloré Africa Logistics has the 15-year concession for the Container Terminal at the Port of Douala
- 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:
- Tripoli-Cameroon-Windhoek Corridor
- Trans-Sahelian Highway
- Lagos-Cameroon-Mombasa corridor
Regional Economic Communities:
- Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)
- Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
Maritime Transport in Africa - Central African ports