Located along the banks of the Red Sea, the port of Djibouti is one of the most strategic ports for the continent of Africa. Serving as a transportation hub for the horn of Africa, East Africa and landlocked Ethiopia, Djibouti has seen immense increase in port traffic from the 1980’s through the present 21st century. Today several international shipping companies offer international shipping service to the port of Djibouti from most major ports in the United States.
According to port statistics, Djibouti has handled the majority of cargo traffic to Ethiopia via truck and rail service. Rail service links Djibouti with the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. Furthermore, importers also move high heavy machinery and construction equipment from Djibouti to Ethiopia. Today the thousands of containers and high heavy machinery is shipped to Djibouti and then moved to its final destination in Ethiopia. The port of Djibouti is able to handle international container shipping as well construction equipment shipping roll-on / roll-off vessels.
For more information about the port of Djibouti please visit: Port of Djibouti’s Website. For competitive international heavy equipment shipping and other international transport rates to the port of Djibouti from the United States visit our rate request pages, we will respond to all requests within 2 business days.