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Port of Mombasa (Kenya): The largest East African port

  1. Introduction to the Port of Mombasa (Kenya): the largest East African port
  2. Gateway to Burundi, the DR Congo, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, and Tanzania
  3. Other ports of Kenya: Kiunga, Lamu, and Malindi

Port of Mombasa (Kenya)
Port of Mombasa, Kenya. Gateway to Burundi, the DR Congo, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, and Tanzania

Transport and Logistics in Africa. Corridors, ports

Maritime Transport in Africa (East African Ports).

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

The Subject “Port of Mombasa (Kenya)” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Logistics Courses: Transport in Africa, Maritime Transport.

Maritime Transport, Bill of Lading (BL)

Business in East Africa.

Masters: Transport in Africa, Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Doctorate: African Business, Global Logistics, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English or Study Doctorate in International Business in French Port de Mombasa. Summaries in Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Porto de Mombasa Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Puerto de Mombasa.

EENI in Swahili: Shule ya biashara.

Masters adapted to Kenya: Doctorate, Masters, Foreign Trade, Business Kenyan Students.

Masters adapted to Ethiopia, Masters, International Business Trade Ethiopia, Sudan, Masters, International Business Trade Sudan, Tanzania, Masters, International Business Trade Tanzania, and Uganda, Masters, International Business Trade Uganda.

Foreign Trade and Business in East Africa

Port of Mombasa (Kenya).

The Port of Mombasa is the largest port in East Africa and Kenya; this port is a gateway to other regional markets: Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, and the DR Congo.

Other Kenyan ports are Kiunga, Lamu, Malindi, Kilifi, Mtwapa, Funzi, Shimoni, and Vanga.

Port of Mombasa:

  1. The Port of Mombasa is the largest port in East Africa
  2. Gateway to the East and Central African Markets
  3. Port Hinterland (by Road):
    1. Central Africa: Burundi, Rwanda, and the DR Congo (Eastern provinces)
    2. East Africa: Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania (Northern regions), and Uganda
  4. Railway to Uganda and Tanzania (Rail Transport in Africa)

Rail Transport

  1. The main Import/Export products are cars, crude oil, cement, coffee, tea, sugar, and Containerized cargo
  2. Management of the Port of Mombasa: Kenya Ports Authority
  3. Sixteen Deepwater berths
  4. Two petroleum terminals: Kipevu and Shimanzi
  5. Container Terminal of the Port of Mombasa (250,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) annually)
  6. General cargo berths. Ro-ro facilities
  7. Project: Export Processing Zone and/or Free Trade Zone
  8. Access to the Kenyan cities: Nairobi, Kisumu, Nakuru, Eldoret

Distance in nautical miles (Nm). From the Port of Mombasa to:



  1. Kipini: 105
  2. Malindi: 60
  3. Kilifi: 30
  4. Mtwapa: 9
  5. Lamu: 130

Madagascar. Majunga: 790

Mauritius. Port Louis: 1,419


  1. Maputo: 1,467
  2. Beira: 1,139

Seychelles. Mahe Island: 949


  1. Berbera: 1,622
  2. Kismayu: 301
  3. Mogadishu: 499


  1. Dar es-Salaam: 171
  2. Lindi: 384
  3. Mtwara: 368
  4. Tanga: 66
  5. Zanzibar: 134

Djibouti: 1,729

South Africa.

  1. Cape Town: 2,503
  2. Port of Durban: 1,703

Middle East.

Yemen. Aden: 1,615. Al Mukalla: 1,436.

Oman. Muscat: 2,114


  1. United Kingdom. East London: 1,956



  1. Madras: 3,037
  2. Bombay: 2,392
  3. Kandla: 2,411

Pakistan. Karachi: 2,349

Sri Lanka. Colombo: 2,496

The Port of Mombasa belongs to the East African Economic Area.

More information about Kenya (EENI African Business Portal).

  1. Transport in Kenya
  2. Bethwell Allan Ogot
  3. Ali Al'amin Mazrui
  4. Naushad N. Merali
  5. Bhimji Depar Shah

Trans-African Roads.

  1. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  2. Lagos-Mombasa Corridor
  3. Asia-Africa Corridor

African Regional Economic Communities:

  1. IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development
  2. EAC (East African Community)
  3. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  4. Tripartite agreement COMESA-EAC-SADC

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