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Somalia Port Assessment 

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Somalia has the longest coastline of any country in Africa at over 3,300 kms and is at the entry / departure point of one of the most important international commercial shipping lanes (the Suez Canal and via the Cape) in the world, through which the bulk of global sea-borne trade moves. Four major ports with sheltered deep water facilities handle practically all of Somalia ocean transport. They are Mogadishu, which imports much of the country’s general cargo and exports bananas, Berbera, which exports mostly livestock, Bossaso which handles livestock and general cargo and Kismayo which exports bananas, livestock and seafood