Ports of Algeria (Algiers, Oran)

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Sub-subject: The Ports of Algiers and Oran (Algeria). Syllabus:

  1. The Algerian ports
  2. The Port of Algiers
  3. The Port of Oran
  4. The Algerian Road Network
The sub-subject “The Ports of Algeria” is studied...
  1. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Africa
  2. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Muslims Countries, and Frontier Markets
  3. Courses: Transport in Africa, the Maghreb

Languages of study English or French Algérie. Summaries in Portuguese Portos Argelia Spanish Puertos Argelia

Sample of the Sub-subject: The Ports of Algeria
Ports of Algeria

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Description of the Sub-Subject:  The Algerian ports.

The largest ports of Algeria are Algiers, Annaba, Oran, Beni Saf, Cherchell, Dellys, Djen Djen, Ghazaouet, Mostaganem, Skikda, and Tenes.

The Port of Algiers:

  1. The Port of Algiers is the first commercial Algerian port.
  2. The Port of Algiers handles 33% of the Algerian foreign trade.
  3. The Hinterland of the Port of Algiers covers the centre, East centre and West centre of Algeria
  4. The Algerian petroleum companies located at the South of Algeria can access to the Port
  5. Location: North western part of Algeria, in the Bay of Algiers (Mediterranean Sea)
  6. Approved in 1998, the Container Terminal covers an area of 30.3 hectares. It has two berths with a draft of 9 to 11 metres
  7. The Container Terminal is operated by the company DPWORLD (The United Arab Emirates) since 2009 under concession
  8. Warehousing area: 282,000 m² (120,000 tonnes of goods)
  9. The average monthly volume landed is 800,000 tonnes
  10. There are nine access doors to the port of Algiers
  11. There are three posts for tankers berthing at the pier No. 37 for loading and unloading of petroleum tankers
  12. Feeder services from Spain (Valencia and Barcelona), France (Marseille)
  13. The main cities near the Port of Algiers: Chief, Tiaret, Ain Oussera, Blida; Tizi Ouzou, Djelfa, Bou Saada, M'Sila, Bordj Bou Arreidj, Ghardaia, Ouargla, and Hassi Messaoud

Areas of the Port of Algiers:

  1. North Zone: Bounded by the fishery and Harbour Master - Capitainerie- (Docks 5 to 11)
  2. Centre Zone: Bounded by the dry docks and Container Terminal (Docks 16-25)
  3. South Zone: Bounded by the Container Terminal and East breakwater (Pier 30 to 37)

The Port of Oran:

  1. Location of the Port of Oran (Wahran): The West of Algeria (Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Managed by the Port Authority of Oran (ENTREPRISE PORTUAIRE D'ORAN)
  3. Near engaged shipping lines linking the Northwest of Europe to the Suez Canal
  4. 200 kilometres from Spain
  5. At the midpoint between the Strait of Gibraltar and Port of Algiers
  6. East entrance channel has a length of 150 metres and a deep of 25 metres
  7. 24 commercial berths
  8. Railways: Oran-Tlélat, Oran-Alger, and Oran-Béchar

The Algerian road network:

  1. Roads: 112,696 kilometres
  2. Highways: 29,820 kilometres. The East-West Highway (1,216 kilometres)
  3. The Cairo-Algeria-Dakar Trans-African Highway.
  4. The Algiers-Lagos Corridor: Algeria, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, and Tunisia
  5. The Algerian Railway network: 10,500 kilometres. Managed by the National Rail Transport (SNTF)

Case Study: The transport sector in Algeria.

Ports of Algeria belongs to the Maghrebian Economic Area (Islamic Civilisation and African Civilisation).

Algeria Logistics

Maritime Transport in Africa - Maghrebian Ports



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