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Rwanda: Dry port opens

DP World on 21 October formally inaugurated the Kigali Logistics Platform (KLP), a dry port facility which aims to process cargo for the region. The facility, which has been operational since September 2018, has capacity of 50,000 20-foot equivalent units.DP World said the KLP had reduced truck turnaround time to three days from ten to 14 days previously. There are plans to extend the existing railways from Mombasa to Kampala and from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma so that they reach Kigali, with a cargo rail siding located at KLP.

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