Subject (Course) - Ports in Southern Africa: Port of Durban, Richards Bay, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, and Port of Walvis Bay.
- The largest Ports in Southern Africa
- South Africa: Port of Durban
- Other Ports in South Africa: Richards Bay, East London, Ngqura, Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay, Cape Town, and Saldanha
- Namibia: Port of Walvis Bay
The objectives of the subject “Southern African ports” are:
- To know the largest ports in Southern Africa
- To analyse the main features of Southern African ports
Sample of the subject - Ports in Southern Africa:
Subject Description: Southern African Ports
Estimations of distances and times between (in nautical miles - Nm):
|Port of Durban to
Port of Walvis Bay (Namibia)
Port of Luanda (Angola)
Port of Pointe Noire (Congo)
Port of Lagos (Nigeria)
Port of Dakar (Senegal)
Port of Casablanca (Morocco)
Port of Mombasa (Kenya)
Port of Santos (Brazil)
Port of Rotterdam (the Netherlands)
Port of Shanghai (China)
|Estimated time (Days)|
Nm: nautical miles.
Southern African region consists of seven countries:
- Countries with Sea access of Southern Africa: Namibia and South Africa
- Landlocked countries of Southern Africa: Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Trans-African Highways related to Southern African countries:
- North-South Corridor: Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
- Cairo-Gaborone Corridor: Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
- Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor: Namibia.
- Beira-Lobito Corridor: Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Southern African ports belongs to the Southern African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.
Integration and regional institutions in the Southern African region:
- SACU (Southern African Customs Union)
- SADC (Southern African Development Community)
- COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa)
- Tripartite FTA COMESA-EAC-SADC
Maritime Transport in Africa