Established in the 1950s, the Port of Bujumbura is the main port in Burundi at 3°22′60.00″South 29°22′0.00″East. Most of Burundi’s exports are sent between the capital and Kigoma, Tanzania, and, less commonly, Kalami, Congo (Kinshasa).
- TEU: 25 TEUs/day
- Facilities and equipment are old but are nonetheless regarded to be in good working order
- The port’s infrastructure and equipment handled 170 000 tonnes of cargo (2010)
- 100 000 tonnes of freight transported by the lake and 70 000 transported by land
- Global Port Services Burundi (GPSB) currently administers the port
- Possess many minor berths, four rail-mounted gantry cranes, extensive warehouse space
- The main quay is around 360 meters long
- Several forklifts are also available at the port, oil jetty, and oil storage.
- The overall carrying capacity of Burundi-owned vessels is 10,000 tons.