• Transport

    OBG examines all aspects of local transport infrastructure, including sea, air and land. Our analysis within the transport sector reviews the major projects under way and planned, such as airport expansions, port plans, public transit systems, road construction and rail networks.
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Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications in June selected French technology company Thales and Switzerland’s telecoms services firm SITA as providers of Bahrain International Airport’s new security and operations management system.

L’ouverture à Djibouti de trois ports au cours des deux derniers mois vient renforcer les efforts du pays qui cherche à accroître ses activités sur le marché du transit et du transbordement en Afrique de l’Est.

 

Which key infrastructure projects are being prioritised over the next 18 to 24 months?

 

Following five years of planning and investment, 2016 saw significant progress towards the government’s goal of having 17,500 vehicles fuelled by compressed natural gas (CNG) on the roads by the end of 2018. Motors running on CNG are cheaper to run, produce less harmful emissions, and free up more of Trinidad and Tobago’s diesel and gasoline...

 

Trinidad and Tobago has a long history as a transport hub. On his first trip to the region in 1595, British explorer Walter Raleigh considered the Gulf of Paria, away from the hurricane belt to the north, to be a suitable port. He found the ideal source of asphalt for caulking his ships in Pitch Lake and could use the naturally sheltered...

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Trinidad & Tobago 2017

In recent years Trinidad and Tobago’s transport sector has faced significant competition and challenges, and with government coffers squeezed by the drop in global oil prices, major infrastructure updates and the proposed creation of a multi-modal public transit system have been put on hold. In the 2016/17 budget the Ministry of Works and Transport received TT$2.09bn ($312m) in funding, far...