Central African Ports

EENI- School of International Business

Subject - Ports in Central Africa: Luanda, Lobito, Douala, Pointe Noire, Libreville, Port Gentil, Malabo, Bata, Luba Freeport. Syllabus:

  1. The largest ports in the Central African region
  2. Angola: the Port of Luanda and the Port of Lobito
  3. Cameroon: the Port of Douala
  4. The Republic of Congo: the Port of Pointe Noire
  5. Gabon: the Port of Libreville and Port Gentil
  6. Equatorial Guinea: the Ports of Malabo, Bata, and Luba Freeport

The objectives of the subject “The Central African Ports” are the following:

  1. To know the largest ports in Central Africa
  2. To analyse the main features of the Central African Ports
The subject “The Ports in Central Africa” is studied...
  1. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  2. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Africa
  3. Courses: Transport in Africa, Central Africa

Languages of study English or French Afrique Centrale. Summaries in Portuguese Portos Africa Central Spanish Puertos Africa Central

  1. Credits of the subject “The Central African Ports”: 0.5 ECTS Credits

Sample of the subject - The Ports in Central Africa:
Port of Luanda (Angola)

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Description of the Subject: The Central African Ports

Estimations of distances and times between (in nautical miles - Nm):

Port of Douala to
Port of Luanda (Angola)
Port of Lobito (Angola)
Port of Libreville (Gabon)
Port of Pointe Noire (Congo)
Port of Lagos (Nigeria)
Port of Dakar (Senegal)
Port of Casablanca (Morocco)
Port of Durban (South Africa)
Port of Mombasa (Kenya)
Port of Santos (Brazil)
Port of Rotterdam (the Netherlands)
Port of Shanghai (China)
Distance (Nm)
2,481
1,240
301
757
498
2,224
3,549
3,447
5,392
4,825
5,092
11,876
Estimated time (Days)
2.3
5.2
1.3
3.2
1.1
9.3
14.8
14.4
22.5
20.1
21.2
49.5

Nm: nautical miles.

The Central African Countries:

  1. Countries with Sea access of Central Africa: Angola, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Sao Tome and Principe
  2. Landlocked Central African Countries: Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, and Rwanda

Port of Douala (Cameroon)

The Trans-African Highways related to the Central African Countries:

  1. Northern Corridor (Burundi, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  2. N’Djamena- Chad-Djibouti Corridor
  3. Trans-Sahelian Highway (Cameroon and Chad)
  4. Lagos-Mombasa Corridor (Cameroon, the Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  5. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor (Chad, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Angola)
  6. Lobito Corridor (Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  7. Beira-Lobito Corridor (Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  8. Central Corridor (Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda)
  9. North-South Corridor (the Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Central African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

Economic Integration and Regional Organisations in the Central African region:

Central Africa Integration

  1. Maritime Organisation for West and Central Africa
  2. Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region
  3. Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa
  4. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
  5. Southern African Development Community
  6. Economic Community of Central African States
  7. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  8. Niger Basin Authority
  9. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  10. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  11. East African Community

Port of Pointe Noire

Maritime Transport in Africa

Port of Lobito (Angola)

Ports of Equatorial Guinea

Ports of Gabon



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