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Profitability of Ro-Ro lines declines in Algeria - 05/23/2014 - Amal Belkessam, ALGIERS

Foreign shipowners complain about dire waiting times in the port of Mostaganem, which has led to a significant fall in cargo volumes imported by Ro-Ro. Even though the average wait at the port of Oran is 4 hours, the specialisation of Algerian ports is a problem for foreign operators.

LoLo or Ro-Ro: A Strategic choice - 05/22/2014 - Francis Mateo, BARCELONA

Julio Martínez Alarcón has coordinated a comparative study of Ro-Ro (roll on/roll off) and LoLo (lift on/lift off) operating systems. The exhaustive study was carried out for FEPORTS (Port Institute for Studies and Cooperation in the Valencian Region). The report was produced with the support of the European Community as part of the Terconmed project.
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