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 Form 4 Geography online lessons on transport and communication

Advantages of Water Transport.

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Advantages of Water Transport.
(a) Offers less friction to the movement of vessels as it’s the case with roads.
(b) Are natural and free transport routes requiring less artificial infrastructures
(c) Less expensive because large loads can be carried at minimal costs and water routes require minimal maintenance.
(d) It’s a reliable mode of transport since there is very little traffic congestion on waterways because the waterway is large.
(e) Goods are protected because they are transported in containers or tankers.
(f) It’s a safe mode of transport for delicate goods.