difference between the ports of Mombasa and Rotterdam

 The following are difference between the port of Mombasa and Rotterdam

  • Rotterdam handles more cargo than Mombasa
  • Rotterdam has room for expansion while Mombasa has limited space
  • Rotterdam is linked by road, railway, pipeline, air as well as waterways while Mombasa is linked by road, railway, pipeline and air



  • Rotterdam export mainly manufactured goods while Mombasa export mainly raw materials
  • Rotterdam services a hinterland of developed countries while Mombasa services hinterland of developing countries
  • Rotterdam has up to date cargo handling technology while Mombasa is less mechanised



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