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The New Suez Canal influencing to Enhancing Africa Inbound Maritime Logistics & Operations
1 King Abdul-Aziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
ABSTRACT: Inhabit in ports is original sin associated with delays, queuing and extra time of voyage and inhabit of ships and cargo at the port, which always occur with unpleasant consequences on Logistics and supply chain. These often translates into extra costs, loss of trade and disruption of trade and transport agreements. In a study to identify the consequences of port congestion on Logistics and supply chain operations in some African ports, this paper try to discovering the benefits of new Suez canal and reflection of Africa ports in addition Logistics area examined the common port congestion scenarios, their dimensions and the various factors that trigger inhabit in the ports of Lagos, Durban, Mombasa and the catchment ports focusing with expectation earning resulted by the new Suez canal. This paper typically applied the concept of variations in turn-around time of ships and cargo and the port's capacity and relative efficiency level in order to identify the active factors that cause port congestion in African ports. The results provided some explanations on the consequences arising from these on notable African logistics and supply chain networks. The findings revealed that the bane of congestion in African ports emanates entirely from either planning, Regulation, capacity, efficiency or a combination of these. In addition therefore recommends that African ports should enhance their regulatory mechanisms, and then to improve capacity and efficiency level in order to shoulder the ever-increasing challenges of port congestion in years ahead with combined and take part of New Suez Canal advantages.
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Citation note:
Elentably A.: The New Suez Canal influencing to Enhancing Africa Inbound Maritime Logistics & Operations. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 11, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.11.04.13, pp. 663-671, 2017

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