Port of Lobito (Angola)

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Syllabus of the Subject: Port of Lobito (Angola). Access to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe, and Zambia.

  1. Introduction to the Port of Lobito (Angola)
  2. Main features of the Port of Lobito
  3. Access to Zimbabwe, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  4. Benguela Railway
The Subject (e-learning) “Port of Lobito (Angola)” is part of the following Higher Education Programs (EENI- School of Business & HA University):
  1. Professional Master's Programs (e-learning): Sub-Saharan Africa, Frontier Markets, International Business
  2. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  3. Course: Transport in Africa
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

Languages of study Higher Education in English or Post-secondary Education in French Port de Lobito Study in Portuguese Porto de Lobito. Summary in Tertiary Education in Spanish Puerto de Lobito

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Description of the Subject (Higher Education, e-learning): Port of Lobito (Angola).

  1. Location of the Port of Lobito: The Atlantic Coast (Central Africa)
  2. Access to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
  3. Benguela Railway (links Atlantic with the Indian Ocean)
  4. Refrigerated Container Terminal
  5. Deep port (17 metres)
  6. The Port of Lobito is the second port of Angola (the largest is the Port of Luanda)
  7. Since 2008, expansion project of the Port of Lobito
  8. Container Terminal for minerals
  9. Terminal ores
  10. Berthing pier
  11. Distance from the Port of Lobito to (in miles)
    - New York: 7,537
    - Cape Town: 1,410
    - Amsterdam: 5,127
  12. 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).

  1. Links the Angolan Port of Lobito with Luau
  2. Reopened in 2014 with the Chinese investments (2 billion dollars)
  3. At the Angolan border, ties with the Katanga Railway (access to RD Congo and Zambia)
  4. Max. Speed: 90 kilometres/h
  5. 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 (African Civilisation).

Regional Economic Communities:

  1. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  2. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  3. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement

Trans-African Roads (Transport corridors) related to the Port of Lobito:

  1. Beira-Lobito Corridor
  2. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
  3. Cairo-Gaborone (in Zambia) corridor
  4. Lobito Corridor

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