The port of Malabo (Port Code:GQSSG) can theoretically reach a treatment capacity of 200,000 tons/year. The main maritime links are with national destination to Bata and international to Spain and Douala in Cameroon. Malabo is situated in the north of the island of Bioko, at coordinates 3° 45' 7.43" North and 8° 46' 25.32" East. Malabo has a high-tonnage port, connected mainly with the ports of Douala, (Cameroon) and Bata, and an air link via an international airport.
The port has facilities for general cargo, bulk and tanker vessels. Malabo is divided into the Old Port, which has berths for tankers and general cargo carriers and the New Port for bulk cargo vessels. This part of the port is being enlarged to accommodate more vessels. K5 multipurpose pier is located approx 4km west of the main port. The refinery and LNG terminals are at Punta Europa Terminal, 10km to the west, see separate entry. Main imports: All types of food products, construction materials, used vehicles, used clothing, etc. Exports: Cocoa beans, timber and crude oil. Max size: Draught 8.0m. Largest vessel handled: "Blandine Delmas", LOA 176.