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      IMO GHG Emission Reduction Strategy: Insight into the Alignment of Saudi Arabia’s Efforts at Maritime Decarbonization
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      IMO GHG Emission Reduction Strategy: Insight into the Alignment of Saudi Arabia’s Efforts at Maritime Decarbonization

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Nora Nezamuddin

      On July 7, 2023, member states of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met in London, UK, at the 80th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 80), where they adopted a revised strategy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions…

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      Nora Nezamuddin Nezamuddin, Nora
      22 January 2024
      Trend in Eurasia’s Seaborne Trade and Vessel Capacity Between 2013 and 2021
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Trend in Eurasia’s Seaborne Trade and Vessel Capacity Between 2013 and 2021

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Mohammad Al Telmesani, Abdulrahman Alwosheel

      International trade between countries and across regions has existed for centuries. Moreover, international trade saw a significant increase in its growth from 1950 to 2000, with trade volume growing at an average rate of 6% per year. The concept of…

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      Mohammad Al Telmesani Al Telmesani, Mohammad
      Abdulrahman Alwosheel Alwosheel, Abdulrahman
      09 January 2024
      Saudi Arabia’s Population, GDP, and Seaborne Trade
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      Saudi Arabia’s Population, GDP, and Seaborne Trade

      Mohammad Al Telmesani, Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Abdulrahman Alwosheel

      This infographic tells the story about Saudi Arabia’s population, GDP, and seaborne trade. It shows the trade between Saudi Arabia and the rest of the world.

      Mohammad Al Telmesani Al Telmesani, Mohammad
      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      Abdulrahman Alwosheel Alwosheel, Abdulrahman
      26 October 2023
      World’s Population, GDP, and Seaborne Trade
      Regional Energy Markets

      World’s Population, GDP, and Seaborne Trade

      Mohammad Al Telmesani, Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Abdulrahman Alwosheel

      This infographic tells the story about the world’s population, GDP, and seaborne trade. The trade is reflected in regions across the globe.

      Mohammad Al Telmesani Al Telmesani, Mohammad
      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      Abdulrahman Alwosheel Alwosheel, Abdulrahman
      25 October 2023
      Smart Transportation Systems in Smart Cities: Practices, Challenges, and Opportunities for Saudi Cities

      Smart Transportation Systems in Smart Cities: Practices, Challenges, and Opportunities for Saudi Cities

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Abu Toasin Oakil

      Smart transportation is an approach that incorporates modern technologies into transportation systems to improve the efficiency of urban mobility. Cities worldwide call digital technologies to harness their development to address potential challenges and concerns, which provoke technology-driven practices in urban…

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      Abu Toasin Oakil Oakil, Abu Toasin
      08 February 2024
      Future Fuel Demand From the Saudi Shipping Sector: A Business-as-Usual Estimation
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      Future Fuel Demand From the Saudi Shipping Sector: A Business-as-Usual Estimation

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Rubal Dua, Abdulrahman Alwosheel, Nora Nezamuddin

      The purpose of this commentary is to suggest a rough estimation of future exports and corresponding fuel consumption of the Saudi shipping sector up to 2040. For estimation purposes, we use two assumptions: A global average energy intensity of 0.078…

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      Rubal Dua Dua, Rubal
      Abdulrahman Alwosheel Alwosheel, Abdulrahman
      Nora Nezamuddin Nezamuddin, Nora
      21 August 2023
      Urban Transport Energy Demand Model for Riyadh: Methodology and Preliminary Analysis
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      Urban Transport Energy Demand Model for Riyadh: Methodology and Preliminary Analysis

      Abu Toasin Oakil, Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Alma Alhussaini, Nourah Al Hosain, Abdelrahman Muhsen, Anvita Arora

      Saudi Arabia intends to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 278 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent annually by 2030, according to its Nationally Determined Contribution to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Among many policies it…

      Abu Toasin Oakil Oakil, Abu Toasin
      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      Alma Alhussaini Alma Alhussaini
      Nourah Al Hosain Al Hosain, Nourah
      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      Anvita Arora Arora, Anvita
      13 June 2023
      Modeling Factors Affecting the Choice to Use the Proposed Riyadh Metro System
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      Modeling Factors Affecting the Choice to Use the Proposed Riyadh Metro System

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Abu Toasin Oakil, Abdelrahman Muhsen, Anvita Arora

      The Riyadh metro system is being implemented as a sustainable transport option that will offer reliable, affordable and comfortable urban mobility. It is important to understand the factors influencing the likelihood that people will use the new metro system. Thus,…

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      Abu Toasin Oakil Oakil, Abu Toasin
      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      Anvita Arora Arora, Anvita
      11 May 2023
      Saudi Arabia’s Potential to Further Hydrogen Use in the Maritime Sector
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      Saudi Arabia’s Potential to Further Hydrogen Use in the Maritime Sector

      Nora Nezamuddin, Rami Shabaneh, Ahm Mehbub Anwar

      The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in Glasgow focussed on advancing low-carbon fuels to reach emissions abatement targets. The conference also reaffirmed the goals of the Paris Agreement: to secure global net-zero emissions by mid-century and limit the…

      Nora Nezamuddin Nezamuddin, Nora
      Rami Shabaneh Shabaneh, Rami
      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      21 March 2023
      Understanding the Trajectory of Urban and Transport Development in Riyadh
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      Understanding the Trajectory of Urban and Transport Development in Riyadh

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar

      Riyadh has been a car-oriented city since the 1950s, a trend that was compounded by the economic boom of the 1970s. Likewise, the first master plan of Riyadh, a highway-based plan prepared by Doxiadis Associates International in 1973, encouraged the continued use of…

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      16 October 2022
      Urban Transport Energy Demand Model for Riyadh: Methodology and a Preliminary Analysis

      Urban Transport Energy Demand Model for Riyadh: Methodology and a Preliminary Analysis

      Taylor & Francis

      Saudi Arabia intends to reduce GHG emissions by 278 million tons of CO2eq annually by 2030 through Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to UNFCCC. Among many policies, mass transit system and transit-oriented development are being developed with the expectation to reduce…

      Abu Toasin Oakil, Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Alma Alhussaini, Nourah Al Hosain, Abdelrahman Muhsen, Anvita Arora

      2022
      Current and Future Trends in Saudi Arabia’s Container Throughput
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      Current and Future Trends in Saudi Arabia’s Container Throughput

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Nora Nezamuddin, Rubal Dua, Abdulrahman Alwosheel

      The maritime sector is a key pillar for the diversification of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s economy, and it has been prioritised by the Saudi government due to its strategic importance. Saudi Vision 2030 has set a target for making…

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      Nora Nezamuddin Nezamuddin, Nora
      Rubal Dua Dua, Rubal
      Abdulrahman Alwosheel Alwosheel, Abdulrahman
      25 May 2022
      Understanding the Willingness to Make the Modal Shift to the New Metro in Riyadh
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      Understanding the Willingness to Make the Modal Shift to the New Metro in Riyadh

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar

      Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s capital and main financial hub, is currently facing substantial urban growth pressures. The city suffers from serious traffic congestion, especially at peak hours. Owing to the city’s high level of urbanization, travel demands are expected to increase.…

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      27 March 2022
      Stated Preferences of Metro Use by Current Mode Choices in Riyadh

      Stated Preferences of Metro Use by Current Mode Choices in Riyadh

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Abu Toasin Oakil

      Based on the current use of mode, people show different preferences for modal shift. This Data Insight presents the most important metro options (based on fare, travel time, walking time and waiting time of the metro) as stated by the…

      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      Abu Toasin Oakil Oakil, Abu Toasin
      7 February 2021
      Covid-19: An Eye Opener to Upscale Investments in Sustainable Transport to Accelerate Progress Toward a More Livable and Climate Resilient Future

      Covid-19: An Eye Opener to Upscale Investments in Sustainable Transport to Accelerate Progress Toward a More Livable and Climate Resilient Future

      T20

      The central role of transport has been brought to the forefront due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and this in turn has translated into impacts across multiple sustainable development goals (SDGs). Major challenges include the impact of COVID-19 on consumer behavior…

      Radia Sedaoui, Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Steve Griffiths, Farhina Pasha, Aishah Alatawi