TRANSPORT

HERE YOU WILL GAIN KNOWLEDGE ON TRANSPORT AND ISSUES LIKE
MAIN TYPES OF TRANSPORT
IMPORTANCE OF TRANSPORT
PROBLEMS FACING TRANSPORT

Importance of Suez canal

Importance of suez canal

Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea covering a distance of 160 km. It was constructed in 1969 by a French company. It has a width of 62 km depth of 10 m it accommodates 20,000 ships, 80,000 tonnes in a year and it is used by European countries, Middle East countries for handling exports …

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Problems facing water transport in less developed countries

Problems facing water transport in Less Developed Countries

Water transport is by use of water bodies like lakes, rivers, seas, oceans, canals using transport vessels like boats, ships, ferries, canoes. Water transport is cheap for transporting bulky goods for long distances like between continents like transportation exports, minerals, agricultural products, timber, machinery, tourists, oil and its products. Problems facing water transport in LDCs …

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Advantages of transportation to economy

7 major advantages of transportation

Transport refers to the physical movement of people and commodities from one place to another. The advantages aim of transport are: to encourage the spread of new ideas, that is to say, innovations and inventions encouraging both agricultural growth, industrial growth, and expansion to encourage surplus production through exports to facilitate the exploitation of natural …

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Measures taken to solve problems facing Mombasa port

measures taken to solve problems facing Mombasa port

A port is an area at the coast used for handling exports, imports, passengers connecting the coast to the interior and other countries.Mombasa a port is found at the coast of E. Africa, Indian Ocean. It is gazetted as an industrial area, port and town. It is situated on Kilindi habour covering areas Bamburi, port …

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Problems facing the transport sector in East Africa

Problems facing the transport sector in East Africa

Problems facing the transport sector in East Africa Inadequate capital to establish and improve the transport and communication networks. Inadequate skilled manpower to help in the construction of transport and communication networks. Low levels of technology used to construct transport and communication lines. Steep relief in mountainous regions which makes it expensive to construct roads …

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Advantages of pipelines transport

4 Advantages of pipeline transport

Pipeline transport involves the transportation of gases, water and oil using pipes. It is highly used in urban centres for transporting domestics and industrial water through pipes e.g. water used in Kampala is mostly transported by pipelines from Ggaba on the shores of Lake Victoria. Pipelines are also used in transporting oil (petroleum) from Mombasa …

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Nine (9) disadvantages of water transport

Water transport – Advantages, disadvantages and economic importance

what is water transport? Water transport is the cheapest and the oldest mode of transport. It operates on a natural track and hence does not require huge capital investment in the construction and maintenance of its track except in the case of canals. The cost of operation of water transport is also less expensive as …

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