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Gambia 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
Banjul GMBJL Feeder Port  Banjul Port City Gambia
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Summary of GMBJL

Banjul Port (port code: GMBJL) is the largest port of Gambia. Located on the eastern end of St Mary's Island on the River Gambia, 26 nautical miles from the sea, and approximately 40 nautical miles southeast of Dakar, it is the gateway to west Africa.
The multipurpose port has facilities for handling containers, break bulk, liquid and dry bulk, Ro-Ro, as well as neo-bulk cargoes. It handles approximately 973,000t of cargo annually. The main exports leaving this port include general cargo, textile, fish and fish products, hides, skins and other manufactured goods. The principal imports entering this port are sugar, rice, flour, cement and liquid bulk products.
The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are cargo vessels, accounting for about 67%; and fishing vessels, taking up around 17%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 214 meters. The maximum draught is 10.1 meters. The maximum deadweight is 63,532t.