The maritime industry in Djibouti plays a pivotal role in its economy, serving as a key gateway between Africa, the Middle East, and beyond. Situated along the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, one of the busiest shipping routes globally, Djibouti’s strategic location makes it a crucial hub for international trade and maritime activities. The country boasts state-of-the-art port facilities like the Port of Djibouti and the Doraleh Multipurpose Port, which handle a significant volume of cargo and container traffic. These ports not only facilitate trade but also support regional economic integration, serving landlocked neighbors such as Ethiopia. Djibouti’s commitment to developing its maritime infrastructure, coupled with its geopolitical significance, positions it as a vital player in global maritime logistics and trade networks.

Major Ports Supported
  • Port of Djibouti: Located along the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, Djibouti’s Port of Djibouti is a vital maritime hub handling diverse cargo types. It serves as a key gateway for regional trade, facilitating efficient logistics and connecting landlocked Ethiopia to global markets with its modern facilities and strategic positioning.
  • Doraleh Multipurpose Port: Adjacent to the Port of Djibouti, the Doraleh Multipurpose Port complements its operations by expanding Djibouti’s capacity for containerized and general cargo. With state-of-the-art infrastructure, it supports seamless logistics operations and strengthens Djibouti’s role as a crucial trade link between Africa, Asia, and beyond.
Services offered
  • Annual and 5 yearly inspection of life saving appliances and equipment, including lifeboat, life rafts.
    Inspection of firefighting equipment and appliances