“Largest Port in Burundi”

Find Busiest Burundi Port

Burundi is a landlocked country in east-central Africa. It is bordered several countries like Rwanda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The country’s capitals are Gitega and Bujumbura, the latter also being the largest city.

The seaports in Burundi are operated by the Burundi ports authority, which the Burundi government runs. These administrators ensure the country’s ports’ safe and efficient operation and bring excellent services to the people. Learn more about important ports in Burundi.

Bujumbura Port
Bujumbura Port

Established in the 1950s, the Port of Bujumbura is the main port in Burundi at 3°22′60.00″South 29°22′0.00″East. Most of Burundi’s exports are sent between the capital and Kigoma, Tanzania, and, less commonly, Kalami, Congo (Kinshasa).

  • TEU: 25 TEUs/day
  • Facilities and equipment are old but are nonetheless regarded to be in good working order
  • The port’s infrastructure and equipment handled 170 000 tonnes of cargo (2010)
  • 100 000 tonnes of freight transported by the lake and 70 000 transported by land
  • Global Port Services Burundi (GPSB) currently administers the port
  • Possess many minor berths, four rail-mounted gantry cranes, extensive warehouse space
  • The main quay is around 360 meters long
  • Several forklifts are also available at the port, oil jetty, and oil storage.
  • The overall carrying capacity of Burundi-owned vessels is 10,000 tons.
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