Transport & Logistics

Hargeisa joins Air Arabia's growing African network

Airbus A320 200 Air Arabia Maroc MAC CN NMF MSN 4539 10223153743Two weekly flights connecting Sharjah and Hargeisa starting 4 July 2017

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China Habour Engineering Company sign port upgrade contract in Tanzania

china portChina Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has signed a contract to upgrade number one to seven berth in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania


On 10 June, CHEC and the Tanzanian Port Authority held a ceremony for the signing of the main contract for the upgrading of the berths No. 1-7 in the port of Dar es Salaam. Tanzania Minister of Transport Makame Mbarawa, Director of the Port Authority Deusdedit Kakoko attended the signing ceremony.

Tanzania Minister of Transport Makame Mbarawa, Director of the Port Authority Deusdedit Kakoko attended the signing ceremony.

The project is financed by the World Bank for a period of 36 months. The contract includes the creation of a new 30,000-ton ro-ro berth to upgrade the existing berths 1-7 of the port to enhance the overall capacity and service level of the port to enhance the port of Dar es Salaam as an important port in the East African region overall competitiveness.

It is a significant step forward for the Chinese Harbour Engineering Company as it takes on the first World Bank project in the last decade. The signing of the contract enhances the level of operations of Chinese companies in East Africa. 

The Dar es Salaam Port provides a gateway for 90 per cent of Tanzanian trade and is also the access route to six landlocked countries including Malawi, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda, and Uganda, and Eastern DRC. 

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RwandAir celebrate first direct flight to UK with travel trade competition

6432281483 1c31a45999 bTo celebrate the launch of the first direct flight between the UK and Rwanda, RwandAir has announced a new travel trade competition running until 14 July 2017

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Road transport is realising Africa's full potential

R390 road 001Moin Siddiqi reports on road transport, and its continuing critical role in realising Africa’s full potential 

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Lamu development to be bigger than Mombasa port

Lamu port mapThe Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport and Development Corridor is a public-private partnership (PPP) joining Kenya, South Sudan and Ethiopia. Mwangi Mumero reports

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