• Transport

    OBG examines all aspects of local transport infrastructure, including sea, air and land. Our analysis within the transport sector reviews the major projects under way and planned, such as airport expansions, port plans, public transit systems, road construction and rail networks.
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An increase in the liquids storage, bunkering and freight-handling capacity at the Port of Fujairah is expected to further strengthen the emirate’s position as a fuelling point and trans-shipment centre.

 

What initiatives are being taken to improve facilities and the overall passenger experience?

 

Historically Sharjah has been one of the region’s most significant air transport centres, providing both good quality services and rapid access between countries, as well as to neighbouring emirates. Building on this proud history as a regional aviation pioneer, the emirate is now seeking to re-establish its global status, leveraging the...

 

As the only UAE emirate to have ports on both the Gulf and the Indian Ocean, Sharjah is uniquely placed to take advantage of the region’s geographical position at the centre of international logistics lines. The emirate has long been a key aviation link for traffic between Europe, MENA and Asia, with the first airport in Sharjah opening in...

Chapter | Infrastructure & Transport from The Report: Sharjah 2018

As the only emirate in the UAE to have ports on both the Gulf and the Indian Ocean, Sharjah is uniquely placed to take advantage of the region’s geographic position at the centre of international logistics lines. The emirate has long been a key aviation link for traffic between Europe, MENA and Asia, with the first airport in Sharjah opening in 1932. At the same time, Sharjah is also the land...

Sharjah has long played an important economic and cultural role in the UAE, and boasts one of the most diversified economies by regional standards, with no individual sector accounting for more than 20% of GDP.