Ports of Gabon (Libreville, Gentil)

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Sub-subject Sub-subject: Ports of the Gabonese Republic (Port Gentil, Mayumba, and Libreville)


  1. Introduction to the ports of the Gabonese Republic
  2. Port Gentil
  3. Port of Libreville
  4. Port of Mayumba
  5. Intermodal port operations in Gabon


Sub-subject “Ports of Gabon” is studied...
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Africa
  2. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  3. Courses: Transport in Africa, Central Africa

Languages of study: English or French Gabon. Summaries in Portuguese Portos Gabao Spanish Puertos Gabón.

Sample of the Sub-subject: Ports of Mayumba, Libreville and Gentil (Gabonese Republic):
Ports of Gabon

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Description Sub-Subject Description: Ports of Gabon.

The largest ports of Gabon are the Ports of Mayumba, Libreville, and Gentil (Gabon).

OPRAG (Office des Ports et Rades du Gabon).

  1. The main body of the Gabonese Government.
  2. Port Authority

Port of Libreville:

  1. Owendo Terminal
  2. Cargo traffic: 115,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit)
  3. Bolloré Africa Logistics wins the concession for the Container Terminal at the port of Libreville
  4. Shipbuilding industry

Port Gentil:

  1. Deep water port
  2. No route links to the rest of Gabon.
  3. A new rail link is connecting Port Gentil with the interior of Gabon (650 kilometres).
  4. Iron ore and Petroleum industry.
  5. Production of butane
  6. Port Gentil is located on the Island of Mandji (delta of the Ogooué River)
  7. Special Economic Zone - Free Zone Mandji
  8. Bulk terminal

Port of Mayumba:

  1. High Port Authority of Mayumba
  2. The Port of Mayumba is located at the Southwest of Gabon
  3. Deep water
  4. The main exports: wood

Case Study: intermodal port operations in Gabon.

Ports of Gabon belongs to the Central African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

Regional Economic Communities related to Gabon:

  1. Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)
  2. Economic Community of Central African States (CEEAC)

Maritime Transport in Africa - Central African ports

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