Somaliland: Dutch Firm Assessing Berbera Corridor Road


Somaliland state minister for foreign affairs Mohamed Mihile Bogore at meeting with MTBS team in Hargeisa

By: Latifa Yusuf Masai
Somalilandsun- The final bolts towards completion of the Berbera corridor are being put in place.
This follows an ongoing Diagnostic Analysis of the corridor by the Dutch firm Maritime & Transportation Solution-MTBS, whose team of experts is already in the Somaliland capital Hargeisa
The MTBS Diagnostic Analysis of the Berbera Corridor has been sun contracted by Trade Mark East Africa, the firm with the main contract for the Berbera corridor road which connects landlocked Ethiopia to the main Somaliland port at Berbera.
The Dutch firm representatives who are expected to meet with heads of various departments with a stake in the Berbera Corridor both in Hargeisa and Berbera have so far, held discussions with foreign affairs state minister Mohamed Mihile Bogore.
Though details of the MTBS subcontract to perform Diagnostic Analysis for the Corridor are scanty, only a few kilometers around the Wajale border town remain without asphalt.

Maritime & Transport Business Solutions – MTBS is an international finance and strategy advisory firm, offering entrepreneurial business solutions to clients in the maritime and transport sector. MTBS specializes in ports and terminals, and provides leading expertise in the areas of strategy, valuation, transactions and finance.

Berbera Corridor The firm combines its market sector knowledge and state-of-the-art financial competences into one value proposition: “4P: innovative solutions for Port Public Private Partnerships”.