General manager message


“Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation”

The Port of Djibouti’s development is the result of an excellent strategic geographical position at the crossroads of all the international shipping routes and makes the Djibouti Port, the natural Hub Port in the East Africa that is our opportunity.

It is also however the result of long haul preparation, a vision of our leadership that have given the means and put forward ongoing efforts to develop infrastructures that are unparalleled in the region.

Within the past 10 years, the strategic planning for us has been the development of specialized terminals by encouraging private sector investments.  This has resulted to the construction of new specialized platforms, a grain and fertilizer terminal, an oil terminal and a Container Terminal, free zone development.
With these finalized, the focus is on the development and improvement of the Port of Djibouti as a multipurpose port.  The Port of Djibouti is constantly improving and upgrading the capacity of port facilities to cope with the challenge of continuing growth in cargo throughput with the rehabilitation of the Port’s infrastructures.

Our commitment to our customers is to make it the most efficient, safe and sustainable port in the region. We firmly believe in being proactive and innovative. We utilize the best technologies and practices to stay relevant, efficient and competitive. Those are the reasons we believe in creating value for customers by developing logistical chains, networks and clusters.