Bahrain Transport

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Bahrain 2020

With investment rising despite subdued recent growth, Bahrain’s transport sector remains an important and dynamic non-oil growth driver. With passenger and cargo volumes rising across its roads, port and airport, Bahrain’s transport sector is set to benefit greatly from its sweeping infrastructure development agenda. Although many big-ticket projects, including a new airport, metro system and...

Bahrain pioneered oil production in the Middle East beginning in the 1930s, establishing the region’s initial framework for the petroleum industry. Some 90 years later oil and gas operations comprise 18% of GDP, with the economy well diversified to host established financial services and industrial sectors, as well as unique tourism offerings.

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As countries within the Gulf begin a gradual easing of Covid-19-related movement restrictions, the revival of the region’s aviation sector has come into focus. Effective recovery strategies will rely on reassuring passengers that sufficient health and the safety measures are in place.

Bahrain pioneered oil production in the Middle East beginning in the 1930s, establishing the region’s initial framework for the petroleum industry. Some 90 years later oil and gas operations comprise 18% of GDP, with the economy well diversified to host established financial services and industrial sectors, as well as unique tourism offerings.

 

What is the strategy for developing local human resources for the new airport terminal?

 

What challenges and opportunities does the GCC railway project present for the region?

 

Around the globe urban transport is experiencing rapid expansion, driven by economic growth and a global demographic shift towards urbanisation. Politicians, urban planners and private sector actors alike are working together to find new solutions for reducing congestion and increasing the speed and efficiency of urban transport. However,...

 

While the King Hamad Causeway is the most high-profile road transport project under development in Bahrain, the government is also moving to invest heavily in its domestic road network, with work set to resume on upgrades that had been stalled for years. Easing congestion and improving logistics networks are high priorities for Bahraini...

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