Port and landside congestion the big issues facing West Africa container trades

TOP NEWS / February 21, 2015

Over the years, the boom of container shipping industry expanded the liner network as a result to make the region of West Africa an important node of word container trades.

This positive development for West Africa ports was a new challenge due to the need of handling the largest container ships worldwide, a serious issue that created both port and hinterland congestion. The present situation is one of the most important and currently problems of the West Africa region, which need an integrated solution involving new investments in infrastructures and modern logistics operations.

According to various studies, the future for West Africa will be quite promising if it focuses on facing the port capacity thru the effective inter-modal transportation and inland services…Read more




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