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Djibouti Sea Ports

Main Port: A main port is a port with big capacity of cargo handling, acting as a hub or a gateway for goods transportation in its area. In most case, main ports are included on liner's freight tariffs and have regular container liners(mother vessels) to berth at.

Feeder Port: Feeder Ports are ports for feeder vessels to collect shipping containers from and transport to central container terminals or transshipment hubs (main ports), where containers are loaded to mother vessels for further transport.

Dry Port: A dry port is an inland intermodal terminal directly connected by road or rail to a seaport, operating as a centre for the transshipment of sea cargo to inland destinations.

City Port: The category “City Port” here means a city with one or more container ports included. When a city is used to represent all its ports, we will just call it “Port of *****”(like “Port of Shenzhen”).

Port Name Port Code City Category Country
Djibouti DJJIBMain Port   Djibouti City Port City Djibouti
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Summary of DJJIB

Djibouti port (port code: DJJIB) is the principal port for the transhipment of Ethiopian cargoes. It lies on the south shores of the Gulf of Tadjoura off the Gulf of Aden, at the southern entrance to the Red Sea.
The port contains 18 berths with a total quay length of 2,829 meters and depths from seven to 18 meters. The general cargo facility contains eight berths with alongside depth from seven to 12 meters. There are two roll-on/roll-off berths with alongside depth of 11.5 meters The bulk terminal contains three berths with alongside depth of from 10.5 to 12 meters. The container terminal has two berths with depth of from 9.5 to 12 meters. The oil terminal has two berths with alongside depth of 18 meters. The port also contains ample storage for cargo. It has 16 sheds and a total of 35.2 thousand square meters of covered storage. Its quay yards cover a total of 34.6 thousand square meters, and open yards cover 116.6 thousand square meters.
The port handles more than 5.8 million tons of cargo and 293,000TEU annually. The main exports are coffee, pulses, beans, oilseeds, oil cakes, hides and skins and the main imports include manufactured goods.
The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are cargo vessels, accounting for about 63%, sailing vessels, taking up around 11%, and tankers, taking a proportion of 10%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 398 meters. The maximum draught is 16.2 meters. The maximum deadweight is 216,900t.