Southern African Ports

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

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

The objectives of the subject “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 (e-learning) “Ports in Southern Africa” is part of the following Higher Education Programs (Bachelors, Masters, Doctorates) taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  2. Courses: Transport and Logistics in Africa, Southern Africa
  3. Master's Degree (e-learning): International Business, Foreign Trade, Africa
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

African Ports, EENI Business School & HA University

Languages of study Higher Education in English or Post-secondary Education in French Ports de l'Afrique Australe. Summaries in Tertiary Education in Portuguese Portos da África Austral Higher Education in Spanish Puertos del África Austral

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

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

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Description of the Subject (Online Learning): 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

Trans-African Roads 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 (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

Course: Port of Walvis Bay Namibia

Maritime Transport in Africa

Course: Logistics Corridors in Namibia

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