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DP World sees Libya ports as Africa strategy ingredient: freight

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16 Apr 2013

“…Libya has more than a dozen seaports handling general cargo and container shipping along a coast that stretches about 1,220 miles (1,964 kilometers). Port activity is light when compared with other countries in the region: Container traffic in 2010 was about 162,000 twenty-foot equivalent units compared with 6.7 million in Egypt and about 2.1 million in Morocco, according to the World Bank. “Major investment opportunities lie in seaports” said Geraldine Baudienville, who has studied Libya’s transport industry for private investors as a director at Altai Consulting, which has offices in cities including Paris and Tripoli….”

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