Income on the rise in Mogadishu's renovated port
12 July 2012 Last updated at 18:26 BST
After two decades of civil war the port of Mogadishu was virtually on its knees.
But after a renovation project and a change of management the port's fortunes have started to turn around.
However the challenges, including pirate activities, still pose a threat to its operations.
Murad Shishani reports.
Video produced by BBC Arabic's Ali Halani.