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TVM Sector Perspective
How Sector Activities Impact People, Place, Planet and Profit

Chapter 5 - Infrastructure
5-2 Seaports

Seaports There has been a productivity revolution in modern ports, with almost total containerization and using powerful materials handling equipment. Modern cargo vessels are highly automated requiring small crews, and their cost is remarkably low, but they can only use ports with modern equipment. There is no reason why Haiti ports should not be to a very high international standard. Haiti also must have terminals to handle its oil exports. These need to be world class, and there is no reason why they should not be.


Seaports

There has been a productivity revolution in modern ports, with almost total containerization and using powerful materials handling equipment. Modern cargo vessels are highly automated requiring small crews, and their cost is remarkably low, but they can only use ports with modern equipment. There is no reason why Iraq ports should not be to a very high international standard.

Iraq also must have terminals to handle its oil exports. These need to be world class, and there is no reason why they should not be.



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