NTU wins Support to the Egyptian River Transport Authority for the establishment of an updated Database System

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to Egypt’s economic and social development by enhancing an integrated multimodal freight transport system and increase operational capacity at RTA through the upgrading/establishment of a new state of the art database system. The specific objectives of this assignment are as follows: To support RTA in collecting data from barges transporting freight on the River Nile in order to enable analysis and report generation from the Database System To support RTA in developing data collection methods To support RTA in compiling all existing data To set up a software application to enable RTA to process updated information for its operations and management planning and monitoring To enable improved information availability in order to communicate and effectively link with MoT and other stakeholders including Customs. Specifically, NTU will: Update the the current Database System of the River Transport Authority in terms of both technical aspects and requirements for information at an operational and management level Upgrade and develop RTA new Database integrated with the licensing systems for vessels and cruise boats Data Migration Plan Recommendations in the form of generated reports and presentations to key MoT and RTA staff A User’s Manual An adequate Training Program for RTA staff