TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION

Negative effects of Rotterdam port in Netherlands

Negative effects of Rotterdam port in the Netherlands

A port is an area at the coast handling imports, exports, passengers connecting the interior the coast and other countries. Rotterdam’s port is found in the Netherlands. Holland at the North Sea and mouth of R. Rhine. It is called Euro port because it’s used in the month it is used by European countries in …

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Factors influencing the distribution of major transport network in East Africa

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DISTRIBUTION OF MAJOR TRANSPORT NETWORKS IN EAST AFRICA

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DISTRIBUTION OF MAJOR TRANSPORT NETWORKS IN EAST AFRICA Government policy whereby it can be for political or economic reasons. Areas that are economically viable will encourage government to construct roads and railways to exploit the resources. Regions with abundant economic potential e.g. mining centers tend to have more roads and railway lines …

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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 …

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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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6 problems facing railway transportation in East Africa

Rail 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. In contrast to road transport, where vehicles run on a prepared flat surface, rail vehicles are also directionally guided by the tracks on which they run. In …

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