Port of Mombasa (Kenya, Transport Course)

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Syllabus of the Online 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

Maritime Transport in Africa (East African Ports)

The eLearning Subject “Port of Mombasa (Kenya)” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Logistics Courses: Transport in Africa, Maritime Transport
  2. Course: Business in East Africa
  3. Masters: Transport in Africa, African Business, International Business, Foreign Trade
  4. Doctorates: Business in Africa, International Logistics, Global Trade

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Description of the Online Subject: 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 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 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 (Rail Transport in Africa)
  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: Export Processing Zone and/or Free Trade Zone
  12. Access to 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 East African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

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

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

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