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12. The question of shipper and operator responsibility is still very much open, especially for port dwell time, and is worth further investigation based on individual shipment data sets. 13. In 2006, it took more than three months for the barge operator on the Oubangui River, a tributary of the Congo River, to clear a duty-free miniature oxygen plant for its shipyard in Bangui, Central African Republic. 14. See, for example, Teravaninthorn and Raballand (2008) for the case of Africa’s main transport corridors.

The Cost of Being Landlocked  

This book proposes a new analytical framework to interpret and model the constraints faced by logistics chains in landlocked countries. The...

The Cost of Being Landlocked  

This book proposes a new analytical framework to interpret and model the constraints faced by logistics chains in landlocked countries. The...