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East African Ports

Syllabus of the Subject: Ports in East Africa (Mombasa, Maputo, Dar Es Salaam).

  1. The largest Ports in the East African region
  2. Djibouti: Port of Djibouti
  3. Egypt: Port Said and Port of Alexandria. Suez Canal
  4. Kenya: Port of Mombasa - the largest port in the region
  5. Madagascar: Ports of Madagascar (Toamasina)
  6. Mozambique: Ports of Beira, Nacala, and Maputo
  7. Sudan: Port Sudan
  8. Tanzania: Port of Dar Es Salaam
  9. Mauritius Freeport

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

  1. To know the largest ports in East Africa
  2. To analyse the main features of the East African Ports
The Subject “Ports in East Africa” is part of the following programs:
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Africa
  2. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  3. Courses: Transport in Africa, East Africa
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

Languages of study English or French Ports de l’Afrique de l’Est. Summaries in Portuguese Portos da África do Leste Spanish Puertos de África del Este.

  1. Credits of the subject “East African Ports”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Sample of the subject - Ports in East Africa:
Port of Maputo (Mozambique)

We Trust in Africa

Port of Mombasa (Kenya)

Description of the Subject: East African Ports

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

From Port of Mombasa to
Port of Maputo (Mozambique)
Port of Djibouti
Port of Sudan
Port of Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania)
Port of Toamasina (Tamatave) (Madagascar)
Port Said (Egypt)
Port of Casablanca (Morocco)
Port of Dakar (Senegal)
Port of Abidjan (Ivory Coast)
Port of Lagos (Apapa) (Nigeria)
Port of Luanda (Angola)
Port of Durban (South Africa)
Port of Santos (Brazil)
Port of Rotterdam (the Netherlands)
Port of Shanghai (China)
Distance
1,683
1,807
2,464
223
1,349
3,222
5,688
7,232
5,943
5,691
4,425
1,945
6,782
7,120
6,981
Estimated time (Days)
7
7.5
10.3
0.9
5.6
13.4
23.7
30.1
24.8
23.7
18.4
8.1
28.3
29.7
29.1

The Trans-African Highways related to East African Countries:

  1. Northern Corridor (Kenya, Uganda. Access to South Sudan and Tanzania)
  2. N’Djamena-Djibouti Corridor (Sudan, Ethiopia, and Djibouti)
  3. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor (Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania)
  4. Beira-Lobito Corridor (Mozambique)
  5. Lagos-Mombasa Corridor (Uganda and Kenya)
  6. North-South Corridor (Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania)
  7. Central Corridor (Tanzania and Uganda)

The East African region consists of...

  1. Countries with Sea Access of East Africa: Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, Sudan, and Tanzania
  2. Landlocked East African Countries: Ethiopia, Malawi, South Sudan, and Uganda
  3. Island countries: The Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles

East African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

See also: Central African Ports (Burundi, Rwanda).

Economic Integration and Regional Organisations in the East African region:
East African Economic Integration

  1. East African Community
  2. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
  3. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  5. Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region
  6. Indian Ocean Commission
  7. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
  8. Nile Basin Initiative

Samples

Port of Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania)

Port of Djibouti

Mauritius Freeport

Port Sudan

Ports of Madagascar

Port of Maputo (Mozambique)

Maritime Transport in Africa



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