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Port Overview

The port of Belo sur Tsiribihina is the terminal point on the Tsiribihina River.

The main function of this port is to be the end point for the tourist boats that descend the Tsibihina from Miandrivaso and the arrival for the the vehicles using the ferry to come from Morondava.

Due to the good condition of the road coming from Morondava, this port is not used for the supply of the city but the surrounding villages come here to purchase and commerce with motor boats.

While this port is well known in the region, it remain undeveloped, there is no wharf or other infrastructure, but APMF is on site to control and supervise the port activities.

 

Key port information may also be found at: http://www.maritime-database.com

Port Location and Contact

Country

Madagascar

Province or District

Toliara

Nearest Town or City

with Distance from Port

Belo sur Tsirbihina

2 km

Port's Complete Name

Port of Belo sur Tsiribihina

Latitude

-19.713060°

Longitude

44.540171°

Managing Company or Port Authority

APMF

Management Contact Person

Responsable de port:

Mr Roland: 0321125811

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures

Morondava Airport: 170km

Air Madagascar: Daily flight to Antananarivo

Access

To access to Belo sur Tsiribihina, there is a 170 kms sand track in quite good condition, daily used by cars, trucks and public transport (can be done in 3h30).

At the end of the road, there are small BAC to cross the Tsiribihina River (crossing takes around 15min).

Port Picture

   

                                             Port of Belo sur Tsiribihina

                             Embarcadère route de Morondava

 

          Ferry to access Belo sur Tsiribihina from Morondava

For more information on port contacts, please see the following link: HQ staff will input a link to section 4.4 Port and Waterways Companies Contact List here.


Port Performance

There are no official statistics.

 

Seasonal Constraints

 

Occurs

Time Frame

Rainy Season

Yes

December to June

Major Import Campaigns

No

N/A

Other Comments

Between January and March there is a phenomenon called Asar,

the level of water increases and greatly impairs river transport.

 

 

 

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