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Ethiopia: Djibouti Restricts NVOCCs as Multimodal Operators

Multimodal Djibouti

Djibouti threw a curveball at Ethiopia's plan to expand multimodal transport options. Djibouti banned non-vessel operators (NVOCCs) from acting as multimodal operators, despite Ethiopia approving three new companies for the role. Djibouti worries NVOCCs cannot guarantee logistics costs or ensure cargo safety. 


Ethiopia Formulates a Logistics Master Plan

Logistics Plan 2

Ethiopia has formulated a logistics master plan to enhance and strengthen its logistics system. A validation workshop for the first phase of the plan took place, where the State Minister of Transport and Logistics, Denge Boru, emphasized the importance of regular review and improvement of the logistics sector.