Sub-subject: Port of Lobito (Angola).
Access to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe, and Zambia.
- Introduction to the Port of Lobito (Angola)
- The main features of the Port of Lobito
- Access to Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- The Benguela Railway
Sample of the Sub-subject: Port of Lobito:
Sub-Subject Description: Port of Lobito (Angola).
- Location of the Port of Lobito: the Atlantic Coast (Central Africa)
- Access to the Democratic
Republic of the Congo, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
- The Benguela Railway (links Atlantic with the Indian Ocean)
- Refrigerated Container Terminal
- Deep port (17 metres)
- Port of Lobito is the second port of Angola (the largest is the Port of Luanda)
- Since 2008, expansion project of the Port of Lobito
- Container Terminal for minerals
- Terminal ores
- Berthing pier
- Distance from the Port of Lobito to (in miles)
- New York: 7,537
- Cape Town: 1,410
- Amsterdam: 5,127
- The main cities near the Port of Lobito: Lobito, Benguela, Huambo, Lubango, Silva Porto, Camacupa, Menonge, Cuvelai, Namacunde, Lubango, and Luanda
Benguela Railway (Caminho de Ferro de Benguela).
- Links the Angolan Port of Lobito with Luau.
- Reopened in 2014 with Chinese investments (2 billion dollars)
- At the Angolan border, ties with the Katanga Railway (access to RD Congo and Zambia)
- Max. Speed: 90 kilometres/h
- The main cities:
- Angola: Benguela - Cubal - Huambo -Kuito - Munhango - Luena - Luau
- Democratic Republic of the Congo: Lubumbashi-Ndola
The Port of Lobito belongs to the Central African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.
Regional Economic Communities:
- Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
- Southern African Development Community (SADC)
- COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
Trans-African Highways (Transport corridors)
related to the Port of Lobito:
- Beira-Lobito Corridor
- Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
- Cairo-Gaborone (in
- Lobito Corridor
Maritime Transport in Africa - Central African ports