Coastal shipping in Africa
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The purpose of the project would be: (i) To survey the existing capability and present state of nationally owned coastwise and inter island shipping services and facilities including ports, and of the present trade flows; (ii) To analyze and evaluate the information in (i) above and make re recommendations on the present shipping services and route structures to bring about greater efficiency and reductions in costs in handling; (iii) Based on the findings of (ii) above, to determine the best methods of establishing an African owned, multinational, intra-regional shipping service and as applicable establish criteria for the scope and orientation of its operations.