Capable of receiving vessels up to 8,500 TEU, Congo Terminal (Port of Pointe-Noire) provides access to the Congo Basin’s 100 million inhabitants. It is also an ideal transhipment hub on the West African coast. Read more
The port has total capacity for storing 27,000 containers, including a customs bonded area. These facilities are complemented by a cement silo, a wheat silo, a wine cellar, storage tanks for hydrocarbons and by-products, and vegetable oil storage tanks.
Pilotage is provided 24 hours a day by the Port Authority. Drinking water and hydrocarbons are provided to ships either alongside (oil pipeline, tanker trucks, etc.) or offshore by tugs. A marine bunkering or ship chandler in the port can provide ships with various commodities and products.
Haulway facilities are available for refitting and repairing vessels up to 700 tonnes. Maintenance and small ship repair are also provided by private yards.