MAIN TYPES OF TRANSPORT

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MAIN TYPES OF TRANSPORT SYSTEM AT GLOBAL AND EAST AFRICAN LEVEL

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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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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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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Advantages of air transport

ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF AIR TRANSPORT

WHAT IS AIR TRANSPORT? Air transport is a mode of transportation that involves the transportation of goods and passengers by the use of airplanes, helicopters, and other types of aircraft. Air transport is the most recent mode of transport. It is the gift of the 20th century to the world.  The two world wars gave …

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Advantages and disadvantages of railway or train transport

what is railway or train transport? Railway transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails. It is also commonly referred to as train transport. ADVANTAGES OF RAILWAY TRANSPORT Safety Railway accident averages and related injuries and deaths are much lower than those of other means …

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