Port of Mombasa (Kenya)

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Sub-subject - The Port of Mombasa (Kenya): The largest East African port. Syllabus:

  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 sub-subject “The Port of Mombasa (Kenya)” is studied...
  1. Professional Master's Programs (e-learning): African Business, Frontier Markets, International Business
  2. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  3. Courses: Logistics in Africa, East Africa

Languages of study English or French Kenya. Summaries in Portuguese Porto Mombasa Spanish Puerto Mombasa

EENI in swahili: Shule ya biashara

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Port of Mombasa (Kenya)

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Description of the Sub-Subject: The 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 ports of Kenya are Kiunga, Lamu, Malindi, Kilifi, Mtwapa, Funzi, Shimoni, and Vanga.

The 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. Hinterland of the port (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

Africa.

Kenya.

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

Madagascar. Majunga: 790

Mauritius. Port Louis: 1,419

Mozambique.

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

Seychelles. Mahe Island: 949

Somalia.

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

Tanzania.

  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

Europe.

  1. The United Kingdom. East London: 1,956

Asia.

India.

  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 of the African Civilisation.

Trans-African Highways

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

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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