Saturday, April 20, 2024

Tag: Transportation

Ethiopia launches railway project with Eritrea

While addressing the Ethio-Italian Business Forum on Thursday, Ahmed Shide, Minister of Finance, told Italian officials and business delegates that Ethiopia is about to pursue a railway project that connects Ethiopia with port cities of Eritrea.

Company plans cable train for Ethiopia

Sky Way Investment Group (SWIG) has pitched its ideas of a commercial cable train in Ethiopia – a globally new technology which is said to be less space consuming than the traditional railway construction.

Lack of finance derails second railway project

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) disclosed that the construction of Ethiopia’s second railway project a.k.a. the Awash-Kombolcha-Woldia/Hara Gebeya railway project has made little progress in the past nine months due to financial shortages.

MetEC-made cable fails the LRT

The Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit (LRT) standard gauge network which operates on an expanse of 34 kilometers in two directions has suffered a major setback caused by inferior signaling and communication cables, apparently manufactured by the Metal Engineering Corporation (MetEC), The Reporter has learnt.

WFP signs agreement to manage port operations, land corridor

In an effort to ease congestion of cargos that often curtail the normal movement of goods from the Port of Djibouti; the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has signed a memorandum of agreement with Ethiopia to manage the land corridor and port operations.