Sub-subject - Port Sudan. Alternative access to Ethiopia
- Introduction to the Port Sudan
- The main features of the Port Sudan.
- Ports of Bashayr 1 and Bashayr 2.
- Other ports of Sudan: Prince Osman Digna Sea Port, Oseif Sea Port, and Wadi Halfa (River port)
Sample of the Sub-subject: Port Sudan
Sub-Subject Description: Ports of Sudan.
The largest ports of Sudan are:
- Port Sudan Sea Port
- Prince Osman Digna Sea Port (Swakin)
- Oseif Sea Port
- River port in Wadi halfa (Wadi Halfa Port)
Institution: Sea Ports Corporation.
Port Sudan is the largest marine port of Sudan.
- Port Sudan handles the majority of Sudanese foreign trade.
- An alternative to the Port of Djibouti (for Ethiopian international trade).
- The main import-export products:
Petroleum Products, Cars, Pesticides, Cement, Wheat, and livestock
- Eleven specialised berths
- North Quay: general cargo
- South Quay: ro-ro and containers.
- Green Port: bulk cargoes, dry bulk, seeds, and containers handling
- Location: Red Sea.
- Distance to Khartoum by road: 1,200 kilometres
- Distance to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) by sea: 260 kilometres
- Deep Coral free channel
- Petroleum refinery (850-kilometre pipeline to Khartoum).
- International airport
- Ferry terminal to Jeddah
- Near 90% of the population of Port Sudan depends on the port activities
- 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
- Located at 25 kilometres of Port Sudan (South)
- Managed by the Greater Nile Operating Company and Petrodar Operating
- Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
- N’Djamena-Djibouti Corridor
Regional Economic Communities:
- IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development)
- COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa)
- Tripartite agreement (COMESA -
EAC - SADC)
- CEN-SAD (Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD))
Maritime Transport in Africa - East African ports