Shipping Snapshot - Ethiopia - 27 February 2017

from World Food Programme, Logistics Cluster
Published on 27 Feb 2017 View Original

Key Highlights

  • The main upstream point of entry for governmental, humanitarian and commercial cargo destined for Ethiopia is the Port of Djibouti, currently used for almost all imports and exports. The Port of Berbera (Somalia) and Port Sudan are two alternative points (see the map for more information) used by World Food Programme Ethiopian Country Office.

  • Total three bulk vessels discharging at Djibouti Port during the reporting period (1-21 February 2017), including two vessels with total 98,000 mt of fertilizers and one vessel with 44,500 mt of wheat.
    Discharging rates are higher than average with adequate truck dispatch offtake.