Port Sudan (Africa)

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Sub-subject Sub-subject - Port Sudan. Alternative access to Ethiopia


  1. Introduction to the Port Sudan
  2. The main features of the Port Sudan.
  3. Ports of Bashayr 1 and Bashayr 2.
  4. Other ports of Sudan: Prince Osman Digna Sea Port, Oseif Sea Port, and Wadi Halfa (River port)


Sub-subject “Port Sudan” is studied...
  1. Masters: International Business, Africa
  2. Doctorates (Online): Africa, Islamic Countries
  3. Courses: Transport in Africa, East Africa

Languages of study: English or French Soudan. Summaries in Spanish Sudán Portuguese Sudao

Sample of the Sub-subject: Port Sudan
Port Sudan

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Description Sub-Subject Description: Ports of Sudan.

The largest ports of Sudan are:

  1. Port Sudan Sea Port
  2. Prince Osman Digna Sea Port (Swakin)
  3. Oseif Sea Port
  4. River port in Wadi halfa (Wadi Halfa Port)

Institution: Sea Ports Corporation.

Port Sudan:

Port Sudan is the largest marine port of Sudan.

  1. Port Sudan handles the majority of Sudanese foreign trade.
  2. An alternative to the Port of Djibouti (for Ethiopian international trade).
  3. The main import-export products: Petroleum Products, Cars, Pesticides, Cement, Wheat, and livestock
  4. Eleven specialised berths
  5. North Quay: general cargo
  6. South Quay: ro-ro and containers.
  7. Green Port: bulk cargoes, dry bulk, seeds, and containers handling
  8. Location: Red Sea.
  9. Distance to Khartoum by road: 1,200 kilometres
  10. Distance to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) by sea: 260 kilometres
  11. Deep Coral free channel
  12. Petroleum refinery (850-kilometre pipeline to Khartoum).
  13. International airport
  14. Ferry terminal to Jeddah
  15. Near 90% of the population of Port Sudan depends on the port activities
  16. The main cities near the Port of Sudan: Suakin, Sinkat, Haya, Kassala, Arbara, Ab Damar, Ondurman, Khartou, Wad Madani, Al Goled, Dongola, El Obeid, Al Fashir, and El Daein

Ports of Bashayr 1 and Bashayr 2

  1. Located at 25 kilometres of Port Sudan (South)
  2. Managed by the Greater Nile Operating Company and Petrodar Operating Company

Trans-African Highways:

  1. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  2. N’Djamena-Djibouti Corridor

Regional Economic Communities:

  1. IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development)
  2. COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa)
  3. Tripartite agreement (COMESA - EAC - SADC)
  4. CEN-SAD (Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD))

Maritime Transport in Africa - East African ports

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