The marine industry in Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) plays a significant role in the country’s economy and infrastructure. With a coastline stretching over 500 kilometers along the Gulf of Guinea, Ivory Coast boasts several key ports that serve as vital hubs for both domestic and international trade. The Port of Abidjan stands out as one of the largest and busiest ports in West Africa, handling diverse cargo such as agricultural products (particularly cocoa, the country’s main export), minerals, and petroleum. Its strategic location and modern facilities make it a crucial gateway for imports and exports, supporting economic growth and regional trade integration. The country also invests in other ports like San Pedro, which specializes in exporting cocoa and coffee, further bolstering the agricultural sector’s contribution to the national economy. Overall, Ivory Coast’s marine industry continues to evolve, driven by strategic investments in infrastructure and maritime services aimed at enhancing efficiency and competitiveness in global markets.

Major Ports Supported
  • Port of Abidjan: As one of West Africa’s largest ports, the Port of Abidjan handles a diverse range of cargo, including cocoa, minerals, and petroleum. It serves as Ivory Coast’s primary gateway for international trade, boasting modern facilities and strategic location crucial for economic activities and regional connectivity.
  • Port of San Pedro: Specializing in cocoa and coffee exports, the Port of San Pedro plays a vital role in Ivory Coast’s agricultural sector. Located on the southwestern coast, it facilitates efficient shipping and trade, contributing significantly to the country’s export earnings and economic development efforts.
Services Offered
  • Annual and 5 yearly inspection of lifesaving appliances and equipment, including lifeboats and life rafts. Inspection of fire fighting appliances and equipment. Radio survey, Navigation and Communication