Monthly Archives: August 2014

East African shipping corridors open for business

We are pleased to inform that all East African CTBL corridors are now open for intermodal traffic as follows:

Tanzania – Copper Belt corridor reopened

Traffic is back to normal following social unrest causing backlogs. Roads through Mbeya offer a good alternative to the train to Ndola. We also offer roads transit to Kolwezi, Likasi and Kitwe.

Mozambique Nacala corridor reopened

All backlogs have been cleared following congestion and wagon shortage. CDN the National Rail operator welcomes all bookings. We serve both Blantyre and Lilongwe in Malawi by rail via Nacala.

Tanzania – Great Lakes update

After heavy rains, roads from Dar Es Salaam to North Rwanda, Burundi and DRC (Goma / Bukavu / Uvira) are in good condition. A new opened corridor to Uganda via Mutukula is running well.

Russian Import Ban

On 7 August 2014, the Russian Government announced an import ban to certain commodities from Europe, Norway, United States, Canada and Australia with immediate effect.

As a result Russia will no longer accept the following commodities:

Russia will no longer accept these commodities