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TRANSPORT NEWS

Reinvigorating Infrastructure

$33.2 billion for transport infrastructure through 2019


Minister of Transport Guillermo Dietrich and President of Argentine Freight Trains Ezequiel Lemos oversee the arrival of new locomotives for the reactivated Belgrano Freight Line

The new National Transport Plan aims to close Argentina’s infrastructure gap to make the economy regionally and globally competitive.

Aug 09, 2017

Transport | South America | Argentina



Japanese Innovation

The best connectivity in the world




Japan has built an ultra-efficient transport system, where the train reigns supreme. By further enhancing both internal and regional connectivity, the... May 31, 2017

Transport | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Port Expansion in Côte d’Ivoire

Four-fold capacity increase and international collaborations raise Abidjan Port’s competitiveness


Photo: Romain Seaf

Four-fold capacity increase and international collaborations raise Abidjan Port’s competitiveness

May 26, 2017

Transport | Africa | Ivory Coast


Connectivity in Seychelles

New codeshare flights put Seychelles within easier reach of U.S.




Codeshare agreement with Etihad connects six major American cities with the Indian Ocean nation via Abu Dhabi, enhancing the potential for trade and... Nov 03, 2016

Transport | Africa | Seychelles



Interconnected DRC

Transport and infrastructure, drivers of growth and connectivity


One of the 38 acquired new wagons

The government is working on five transportation modes: sea, lake and river, rail, road and air. Through interconnection, DRC aims to establish a unified... Oct 10, 2016

Infrastructure | Transport | Africa | Democratic Republic of Congo


Major investment in infrastructure unlocks strategic connectivity




Home to the largest and most advanced railway company in Europe, and with sea and land borders which connect the MENA, Mediterranean and northern European... Oct 06, 2016

Infrastructure | Transport | Europe | Italy


Road Safety & Data Transfer

Qatar University team pioneers connected vehicles technology


QMIC Connected Vehicles Program Product Manager and R&D expert Dr Hamid Menouar, left, and Research Associate Mohamed Ben Brahim, right

Innovative research projects conducted by a team of researchers at Qatar University Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QU-QMIC) have developed state-of-the-art... Apr 19, 2016

Transport | Middle East | Qatar



Qatar 2030

Infrastructure and transport developments drive Qatar towards 2030 goal


As well as one the most modern airports, Qatar Airways also operates one of the youngest fleets in the sky

With around £130 billion slated to be spent on infrastructure projects over the next few years, such developments are not only to help prepare... Apr 08, 2016

Infrastructure | Transport | Middle East | Qatar


The new Doha port

$7.5 billion Doha port to cement position as global trade and logistics hub




Set for completion by 2020, the new Doha port will propel the shipping sector forward, double GDP, and consolidate the country’s emergence as... Apr 02, 2016

Infrastructure | Transport | Middle East | Qatar


Riyadh Metro

New metro set to transform life in the capital


Alstom is producing the trains for the Riyadh Metro at its plant in Katowice, Poland

Described by officials as the largest public transport system currently under development in the world, the $23 billion Riyadh Metro project is on track... Mar 21, 2016

Infrastructure | Transport | Middle East | Saudi Arabia



New markets for Angola

Integrated multimodal transport network to unlock new markets


One of the government’s stated goals is to become the regional, and eventually continental, air traffic hub for trans-Atlantic and European flights to all of Africa and the Middle East, as well as enhance inter-regional connectivity

Transport was a problem in Angola long before it became a priority, hindered by challenging terrain, centuries of neglect by Portugal’s colonial... Feb 28, 2016

Transport | Africa | Angola


Infrastructure Angola

Economic diversification driven by infrastructure overhaul




A decade of massive annual investments in strengthening Angola’s transportation and logistics network looks set to continue and boost regional... Jan 11, 2016

Infrastructure | Government | Transport | Africa | Angola


Bahrain Airport Company undergoing a $1.1bn expansion project

Mohamed Yousif Al-Binfalah
Chief Executive Officer Bahrain Airport Company

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Mohamed Yousif Al-Binfalah, CEO of Bahrain Airport... Apr 19, 2017


Argentine Flag Carrier’s Market Opens to Competition

Mario Dell’Acqua
President of Aerolíneas Argentinas

The Macri government came to power promising a cleanup in state institutions, including... Apr 12, 2017


How to reach the major tourists spots from Kansai International Airport

Teruhiko Achikita
President & CEO of Nankai Electric Railway Co., Ltd

With over 50% of all Japan’s national treasures, the Kansai area is increasing the... Mar 10, 2017


Gulf Air undergoes major expansion plan

Maher Salman Al Musallam
CEO of GULF AIR

Bahrain is located in the heart of the GCC, a country with a rich aviation history and a... Feb 10, 2017


Shinkansen: the backbone of the Japanese economy

Koei Tsuge
President of Central Japan Railway Company

An outstanding safety, reliability and performance record has made Japan’s high-speed... Dec 13, 2016


Innovative rail group keeps growth on track

Masaki Ogata
Vice Chairman of the East Japan Railway Company

Focused on innovation, energy efficiency, ICT, speed and above all safety in Japan’s... Dec 13, 2016


Kamigumi’s smart terminals heading Stateside

Masami Kubo
Chairman & Representative Director, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Kamigumi Co., Ltd.

Integrated logistics service provider Kamigumi’s investment in smart terminals paid... Oct 14, 2016


Partnerships & technology strengthen shipshape logistics network

Hiromi Yamashiro
Chairman of RKK Line

Using state-of-the-art roll-on roll-off (RORO) ships, RKK Line capitalizes on its location... Sep 28, 2016


Tobu puts transport & tourism on right track

Yoshizumi Nezu
President of Tobu Railway Co., Ltd.

Connecting locals and foreigners with Japan’s modern and ancient landmarks and cultural... Sep 20, 2016


Center of Excellence closes air skills gap

Patrick Nkulikiyimfura
Managing Director at Akagera Aviation

Akagera Aviation is creating a Center of Excellence in Aviation that will train not only... Sep 08, 2016


Rwandan connectivity gains a lift up

Jean Paul Nyirubutama
Deputy CEO of RwandAir

National flag carrier RwandAir is enabling the country’s aspiring pilots, engineers... Sep 06, 2016


Unlocking potential

Silvestre Ilunga Ilukamba
General Manager of the National Railway Company of Congo (SNCC)

GM Silvestre Ilunga Ilukamba gives us a fantastic radiography of DRC’s needs and opportunities... Aug 26, 2016


$1bn partners could turn DR Congo's wealth of potential into reality

Jean Kimbembe Mazunga
General Manager of the National Transport & Ports Company (SCTP)

Mobility in Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the most important challenges for the... Aug 18, 2016


Ferrovie dello Stato launches “iron therapy” with €6.5bn investment

Renato Mazzoncini
CEO of Ferrovie dello Stato

Being the country’s n°1 company in terms of investment, the development plan of... Jul 20, 2016


Seino to expand its Asian logistics network

Yoshitaka Taguchi
President of Seino Holdings Co., Ltd.

Already a logistics force to be reckoned with in Japan, multimodal transportation provider... Jun 22, 2016


Pioneering jet showcases Japanese tech and US partnerships at their best

Hiromichi Morimoto
President of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MITAC)

The highly anticipated Mitsubishi Regoinal Jet (MRJ) is more spacious, comfortable, and... May 27, 2016


MRJ to set new benchmark for regional jets

Hiromichi Morimoto
President of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MITAC)

The highly anticipated Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) is flying the flag for the nascent... Apr 22, 2016


CVM clears the way for maritime trade

Yengo ki Ngimbi
CEO of the Congolaise des Voies Maritimes (CVM)

Charged with the difficult task of keeping the Congo River and the river ports of Boma and... Apr 19, 2016


Global trends create fantastic 2016 in shipping

Paolo d’Amico
Chairman of d’Amico Società di Navigazione

Chairman of d’Amico Società di Navigazione Paolo d’Amico explains some... Apr 11, 2016


Regional expansion plans for DRC’s new flag carrier

Claude Kirongozi Ichalanga
Managing Director of Congo Airways

Mobility within the country is one of the most important challenges the DR Congo’s... Apr 01, 2016


Nakilat’s strategy supports “strong and solid” marine industry

Abdullah Al Sulaiti
Managing Director, Nakilat

In an exclusive interview with Upper Reach, Abdullah Al Sulaiti, the managing director of ... Mar 17, 2016


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