oa East African Geographical Review - East African Seaports: Facilities and Equipment, 1965

Volume 1967, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1937-6812



The chief problem of expanding port facilities is that of obtaining financial provision for expansion before the need becomes extremely pressing. Whilst the dangers of over-capitalization must be avoided, the cost of making available at all times a reasonable margin of spare capacity needs to be compared with the delays and traffic losses which inevitably result if serious congestion is allowed to occur repeatedly.

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