August 22, 2016

Test Yourself: Southern African Ports

Through which port(s) is/are 1.1   crude oil imported? 1.2   fruit exported? 1.3   iron ore exported ? 1.4   coal exported? 1.5   motor vehicles exported? 1.6   manganese exported? 1.7   grain imported? 1.8   oil products exported? Which ports have a specialised container terminal? What type of ships carry most of the export fruit? […]
August 22, 2016

An example of other African ports : Walvis Bay, Namibia

Known to the early Portuguese mariners, and used by vessels from various nationalities over the years, Walvis Bay is a sheltered bay, ideal for harbour development. Germany took control of Süd-wes Afrika (now Namibia). Britain had occupied Walvis Bay and a small area surrounding it, and annexed Walvis Bay to […]
August 22, 2016

Test Yourself: African ports

Which port is the major port for…. 1.1   Cote d’Vor (Ivory Coast) 1.2   Mozambique 1.3   Tanzania 1.4   Kenya 1.5   Egypt 1.6   Morocco 1.7    Senegal 1.8   Liberia In which country is each of the following ports? 2.1   Port Harcourt 2.2   Dakar 2.3   Tema 2.4.   Douala 2.5   Beira 2.6   Lobito 2.7  […]
August 31, 2016

Test Yourself: World Ports

Study the table below that shows the throughput of containers via major Chinese ports for the period 2013 to 2015. The figures for TEU are shown in million s of TEU, e.g., the Dalian figures represent 9.301 million TEU, 10.128 million TEU and 9.912 million TEU. The map of China […]