FIELD OF WORK Transportation Engineering
CLIENT Egyptian National Railways
TIME SPAN 2000-2001

Project details

Study Opjectives:

  • Determination of present cargo volumes across seaports and Egyptian borders, and on inland transport networks in addition to the determination of present and expected percentages of containerization. Also, studying and proposing necessary procedures and plans to enhance the present and future container transport till the year 2020.
  • Studying the sequence of containers transport and handling regulations at seaports and inside the country, and defining the main hindrances and problems which adversely affect the utilization of containers transport of foreign trade to and from the Egyptian seaports.
  • Realizing the optimum utilization of present facilities and projects and those planned for in the present development plan, related to transport networks, berths, handling equipments , and to plan for number of expansion alternatives of Egyptian harbors to smoothly absorb the expected increase in containerized trade.
  • Preparing recommendations and strategies for the development of the transport of foreign trade by containers, which could lead to the increase in containerization percentage of cargo handled at the Egyptian seaports and inside the country to approach international rates of containerization.