West African Ports

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Syllabus of the Subject - Ports in West Africa: Abidjan, Lagos, Tema, Takoradi, Dakar, Lomé, Cotonou.

  1. The largest Ports in the West African region
  2. Ivory Coast: Port of Abidjan - the largest West African port
  3. Nigeria: Port of Lagos
  4. Ghana: Port of Tema and Port of Takoradi
  5. Senegal: Port of Dakar
  6. Togo: Port of Lomé
  7. Benin: Port of Cotonou

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

  1. To know the largest ports in West Africa
  2. To analyse the main features of the West African Ports
The Subject (e-learning) “Ports in West Africa” is part of the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business:
  1. Courses: Transport in Africa, West Africa
  2. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  3. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Africa
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

African Ports, EENI (Business School) and HA University

Languages of study Higher Education in English or Post-secondary Education in French Ports de l’Afrique de l’Ouest. Summaries in Tertiary Education in Spanish Puertos del África Occidental Study in Portuguese Portos da África Ocidental

Credits of the subject “Ports in West Africa”: 0.5 ECTS Credits

Sample of the subject - Ports in West Africa:
Port of Dakar (Senegal)

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Description of the Subject (Online Learning): West African Ports

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

From... To...
Dakar-Port of Lagos
Dakar-Port of Durban (South Africa)
Dakar-Port of Santos (Brazil)
Dakar-Port of Rotterdam (the Netherlands)
Dakar-Port of Shanghai (China)
Abidjan-Port of Lagos
Abidjan-Port of Tema (Ghana)
Distance
1,860
4,380
2,990
2,558
10,621
481
280
Estimated time
4 days, 18 hours
14 days
9 days, 21 hours
8 days, 16 hours
32 days, 14 hours
2 days, 9 hours
1 day, 9 hours

Estimations: Port of Lagos to... (in nautical miles - Nm).

  1. Port of Abidjan: 489
  2. Port of Takoradi: 333
  3. Port of Tema: 222
  4. Port of Lomé: 139
  5. Port of Cotonou: 56
  6. Port of Douala (Cameroon): 444
  7. Port of Libreville (Gabon): 639
  8. Port of Luanda (Angola): 1283
  9. Port of Monrovia: 961

Trans-African Roads related to the West African Countries:

  1. Trans-Sahelian Highway (Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, and Nigeria)
  2. Lagos (Nigeria)-Mombasa Corridor
  3. Dakar (Senegal)-Lagos (Nigeria) Corridor
  4. Algiers-Lagos (Nigeria) Corridor
  5. Cairo-Dakar (Senegal) Corridor
  6. N’Djamena-Nigeria-Djibouti Corridor

West African Countries:

  1. Countries with Sea access of West Africa: Benin, Cape Verde, the Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo
  2. Landlocked Western African Countries: Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger

ECOWAS ZMAO WAEMU

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

  1. Economic Community of West African States
  2. West African Economic and Monetary Union
  3. West African Monetary Zone
  4. Community of Sahel-Saharan States
  5. Organisation for the Development of the Senegal River
  6. Niger Basin Authority
  7. Mano River Union
  8. Maritime Organisation for West and Central Africa

Samples

Port of Abidjan (Ivory Coast)

Port of Lagos Nigeria

Ports of Ghana

Port of Lomé (Togo)

Port of Cotonou (Benin)

Maritime Transport in Africa



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