|Name of port||Port of Dakar|
|Management||Port Autonome de Dakar|
|Port services||Cargo services, bulk and liquid cargo, pilotage, tugging, mooring/unmooring.|
|Port equipment||Container gantries of 39.5 capacity, mobile cranes 100 T capacity and a reachstacker|
|Business section||Oil and gas, energy, industrial logistics, port projects, renewables, pharmaceutical, hi-tech/telecom, automotive, mining and manufacturing.|
|Investment opportunities||Agriculture and agribusiness, seafood and aquaculture, tourism, health and ICT.|
|Export opportunities||Gold, non-fillet frozen fish, cement, phosphoric acid and refined petroleum.|
|Import destinations||China, France, India, the Netherlands and Belgium.|
|Shipping lines||Hapag Lloyd, Libra, Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Company MSC, OT Africa Line and ZIM.|
|Borders||Senegal borders Guinea, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali and Mauritania by land and Cape Verde by sea.|
The port has one of the largest deep-water seaports along the West Africa coastline and is ranked high on cargo volumes after Richard Bay, Durban, Lagos and Abidjan. Dakar port provides excellent shelter to ships.
More than 2,406 vessels, including 786 container ships, 443 cargo vessels, 339 carriers, 290 tankers, 245 fishing vessels, 41 ore tankers, and 22 cruise ships a total of over 8.1 million tons of cargo is handled, including almost three million tons of liquid bulk, almost three million tons of containerised cargo, 2.2 million tons of solid bulk, 1.3 million tons of transit cargo, and 779,000 tons of transhipments visit the port of Dakar annually.
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