You asked: What is the largest port in Africa?

Which is the biggest sea port in Africa?

Durban Port, South Africa

The South African port is located in the midst of the city’s central business district. The Port of Durban is sub-Saharan Africa’s largest shipping terminal and the fourth-largest container terminal in the Southern Hemisphere. It handles up to 31.4 million tons of cargo each year.

What is the deepest port in Africa?

Kilindini Harbour

Kilindini Harbour Mombasa Port
Draft depth 17.5 m (57 ft)
Annual cargo tonnage 14 Million year 2020
Website Kenya Ports Authority

Which country has the largest sea port?

Having a total of five working areas, the port of Shanghai became the biggest port in the world, surpassing the Port of Singapore. It is located in Shanghai, China. That year alone, around 29 million TEUs were handled by the port of Shanghai, which has both – a sea as well as a river port.

Is Lamu port bigger than Mombasa?

With a depth of 17.5 metres, as opposed to 15 metres in Mombasa, the port of Lamu is in an ideal position to handle large container ships that are unable to dock at Mombasa. It is also predicted that the Lamu traffic is expected to reach 23.9 million tons by 2030, inclusive of demand from both South Sudan and Ethiopia.

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