Southern African Ports

EENI- School of International Business

Subject - The Ports in Southern Africa: the Port of Durban, Richards Bay, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, and the Port of Walvis Bay. Syllabus:

  1. The largest ports in Southern Africa
  2. South Africa: The Port of Durban
  3. Other Ports in South Africa: Richards Bay, East London, Ngqura, Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay, Cape Town, and Saldanha
  4. Namibia: The Port of Walvis Bay

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

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

Languages of study English or French Afrique Australe. Summaries in Portuguese Africa Austral Spanish Africa del Sur

Credits of the subject “The Ports in Southern Africa”: 0.2 ECTS Credits

Sample of the subject - The Ports in Southern Africa
Port of Durban South Africa

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Description of the Subject: The 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)
Distance (Nm)
1,608
2,481
2,691
3,746
5,287
6,613
1,945
4,838
8,156
8,494
Estimated time (Days)
6.7
10.3
11.2
15.6
22
27.6
8.1
20
34
35

Nm: nautical miles.

The Southern African region consists of seven countries:

  1. Countries with Sea Access of Southern Africa: Namibia and South Africa
  2. Landlocked Southern African Countries: Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

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

  1. North-South Corridor: Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
  2. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor: Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
  3. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor: Namibia
  4. Beira-Lobito Corridor: Zimbabwe and Zambia

The Southern African Ports belongs to the Southern African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

Integration and regional institutions in the Southern African region:

Southern Africa Integration

  1. SACU (Southern African Customs Union)
  2. SADC (Southern African Development Community)
  3. COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa)
  4. Tripartite FTA COMESA-EAC-SADC

Port of Walvis Bay Namibia

Maritime Transport in Africa

Logistics Corridors in Namibia



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