Suakin

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Suakin

(ˈsuːɑːkɪn)
n
(Placename) a port in the NE Sudan, on the Red Sea: formerly the chief port of the African Red Sea; now obstructed by a coral reef. Pop: reliable recent estimates are not available
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Arakis entered into a consortium with several other firms and the group was called GNPOC in order to raise money for the 1,590-km Greater Nile Oil Pipeline from the fields to the Suakim crude oil terminal in Port Sudan.
Even as an independent state, South Sudan will remain highly dependent on Khartoum because it relies on the export of oil through the existing Greater Nile Oil Pipeline from the centre of the oil industry in the Muglad Basin through rump Sudan to Suakim oil terminal, close to Port Sudan on the Red Sea.