Logistics Course: Port of Mombasa (Kenya)

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject) - 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 Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, and Tanzania
  3. Other ports of Kenya: Kiunga, Lamu, and Malindi
The eLearning Course (Subject) “Port of Mombasa (Kenya)” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Masters: African Business, Frontier Markets, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: Business in Africa, Foreign Trade
  3. Courses: Logistics in Africa, East Africa
  4. Bachelor of Science in Inter-African Business

African Ports, Online Logistics Course

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Description of the Online Course: Port of Mombasa (Kenya).

The largest port in East Africa and Kenya is the Port of Mombasa; this port is a gateway to other regional markets: Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, and the Democratic Republic of 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 Democratic Republic of the Congo (Eastern provinces)
    2. East Africa: Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania (Northern regions), and Uganda
  4. Railway to Uganda and Tanzania
  5. The main Import/Export products are cars, crude oil, cement, coffee, tea, sugar, and containerised cargo
  6. Management: The Kenya Ports Authority
  7. Sixteen Deepwater berths
  8. Two petroleum terminals: Kipevu and Shimanzi
  9. Container Terminal (250,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) annually)
  10. General cargo berths. Ro-ro facilities
  11. Project of Export Processing Zone and/or Free Trade Zone

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. Mogadiscio: 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

The Middle East:

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

Oman. Muscat: 2,114


  1. The 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 East African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

More information: Kenya (African Portal - EENI Business School & HA University).

  1. Mombasa
  2. Transport and Logistics in Kenya
  3. Nairobi, Kisumu, Nakuru, Eldoret
  4. Counties of Kenya
  5. Bethwell Allan Ogot
  6. Ali Al'amin Mazrui
  7. Naushad N. Merali
  8. Bhimji Depar Shah

Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

Trans-African Roads

  1. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  2. Lagos-Mombasa Corridor

African Regional Economic Communities:

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

Maritime Transport in Africa - East African Ports

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