CAMEROON'S INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Complete company analysis

Railway Transport

– Railway transport in Cameroon is carried out by CAMRAIL 

– Cameroon has a total of 1016 km of rail network.

– This is divided as follows:

Transcam 1

Douala – Yaoundé  294 km

Transcam 2

Yaoundé - Ngaoundéré  619 km

West line

Douala – Kumba  103 km

– 33 railways stations with a total capacity of 53 million km seats.

– This railway network shall be extended from Mbalam to Kribi by 450 km  this is to ensure the easy transportation of iron from Mbalam Iron ore to Kribi sea port.

Road transport

–   Cameroon has 4975 Km of tarred roads, 11 700 km untarred, 12353 km rural roads,

–   3300 km of roads to be tarred in 15 years time.

–the Douala – Yaoundé – Bafoussam highway shall be rehabilitated to encourage and facilitate movement of goods and services easily within the national territory.

–The construction of the Bamenda – Enugu Highway. This is to enhance trade between Cameroon and Central Africa with Nigeria and rest of West Africa.

–The construction of another bridge over the River Wouri is of major importance.

This shall ensure fluid circulation of goods & services in Douala and beyond the CEMAC sub région.

AIR TRANSPORT

 

In Cameroon there exist a divergence of airline companies including the State runned-Camair-Co.

–Cameroon has 3 international airports : Douala, Garoua and Yaounde. As well as 08 smaller airports with paved runways,

–CamairCo, the national airline company takes care of national flight and to other countries like London, Paris  and US.

SEA TRANSPORT

 Cameroon has  several openings to the outside world by sea.

Sea transport is really developed with the existence of the Douala seaport being one of Africa’s largest ports and a feeder port to some Central African land-locked countries like Chad.

– The deep sea port in Kribi With its top-notch infrastructure , accomodates  vessels  that measure up to 400 meters and carry around 100,000 tons of products. 

In accordance with the national port legislative and regulatory framework, the Port of Kribi granted concession private operators with international reputation and high expertise, so as to ensure good quality services.

In addition to the above-mentioned assets, the centrale positioning of the Port of Kribi in the Gulf of Guinea enables the port to catch traffic flows from and towards land-locked countries. Well aware of the competitive environment  that single out the West African coastline, Cameroonian authorities have embarked on tax, legal, tariff and customs reforms in order to create a conducive environment to develop transit and transshipment traffics.

– Limbe seaport has 12 m drought to develop, has 4 anchorage post, tow costal light houses & warehouse

– Garoua River port to be developed