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Banjul (GMBJL)

Banjul, Banjul Area, Gambia

Port Code GMBJL Port Name Banjul
City Banjul Country/Region Gambia
Port Type Feeder Port Category Port City
Latitude 13.4424996 Longitude -16.5764999
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.

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