Somalia's new government embarks on port trade
6 May 2013 Last updated at 16:18 BST
Somalia has long been a nation of sea traders, but in recent years it has earned itself as the piracy capital of the world.
As it emerges from two decades of civil war, Somalia's new national government is banking on import duties raised from the country's booming ports.
Gabriel Gatehouse reports from Mogadishu.