Avedjeîdjir gives a triumphant welcome to the Minister, Ould Oudaa

The Friendship Port of Nouakchott known as PANPA enjoys a privileged geographical position. At the crossroads between Africa, Europe and America, it is one of the first public commercial ports in the South of the Sahara for ships departing from Europe.

The performance of the Port of Nouakchott in terms of handling rates is generally from 1,200t to 2,500t day for the bagging plant, 3 containers per hour. 95% of the traffic at the Port of Friendship is landed products. The overall potential traffic capacity is 1 million tonnes.