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  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    CHEC, a China Communications Construction’s subsidiary, recently completed the Abidjan Port Expansion Project in Cote d’Ivoire – reaching 11.12 million safe man-hours during the project construction. The project mainly includes building three new container berths, a ro-ro berth, a general cargo berth and shipping channels to improve the cargo handling volume of Abidjan Port. “It […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has arranged a EUR 200 million syndicated bridge financing facility for Cote d’Ivoire’s state-owned Port Autonome d’Abidjan (PAA) to enable the company expand facilities at the Abidjan Port. According to the agreement signed by PAA and the participating banks in Cairo and Abidjan, Afreximbank and Société Générale Cote d’Ivoire will […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CHEC has signed an EPC contract for Abidjan port extension with the Abidjan Port Authority, Cote d’Ivoire, with a contract value of 933 million US dollars. As Abidjan’s integral economic part and a major project in the post-war economic reconstruction project of Cote d’Ivoire, the project plays a significant role in reestablishing its position […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today signed an agreement with the Government of Ivory Coast in Abidjan to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to $97.6 million for the Abidjan Port Cereal Berth Construction Project. JICA said in its announcement that, under this project, the government will construct a new cereal berth at […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To strengthen the competitiveness of the Port of Abidjan, the Ivory Coast authorities have undertaken an ambitious infrastructure development project. The project will cost around $1.12 billion, and 85% of this budget will be provided by China. This capital expansion scheme will include the enlargement/deepening of the Vridi Canal and the construction of the second container […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME – an international group specialized in dredging, land reclamation, dyke construction, flood defense work, port construction, etc – has just released this beautiful photo taken during the reclamation works for a new fishing port in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The Port of Abidjan’s general management kicked off the project back in 2014. A consortium comprising of Sogea […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Business & Finance

                    GLDD Confirms Dredging Deals Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation confirmed today that the company has won three dredging contracts with an approximate aggregate value of $99 million for projects along the Delaware River.   Largest Cleanup Project in the US Completed One of the largest cleanup […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A consortium comprised of APM Terminals, Bollore Africa Logistics and Bouygues has been named the preferred bidder to manage a second container terminal at the Port of Abidjan. Plans for the new facility (TC2), call for an investment of 300 billion Central African Francs ($590 million USD) over the 21-year concession term. With a depth […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works on widening and deepening the Vridi Canal in Ivory Coast, implemented by China Communications Construction Company’s (CCCC) subsidiary China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), are officially completed – eight months ahead of schedule. The inauguration ceremony of the expanded waterway took place on February 21, in the presence of Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the Prime Minister of the […]

  • 10 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 4-10, 2020).   Jan De Nul in 2019: Challenging Year for Dredging Jan De Nul Group has just released their business figures for the past year, saying that in line with previous years, 2019 remained a challenging year for international dredging […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO), in collaboration with the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and the French Hydrographic Office (SHOM), recently held a two-week training course in hydrography and nautical charting for the benefit of French-speaking African countries. The training took place at the Regional Academy of Science and Sea Technology (ARSTM) in Abidjan, Ivory Coast […]

  • 24 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 18-24).   Maryport’s Harbor Dredging Project Starts Next Month Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Maryport’s harbor dredging contract.   Chinese Duo Wins Major Port Deal in Algeria Two Chinese companies, China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) and […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 12th Nigerian Dredging Summit and Exhibition is set to take place from September 24 – 28, 2018, in the Rockview Hotel in Abuja. Nigerian seaport operations have made tremendous strides in recent years although the main challenge now includes adaptations for pre-eminence amongst rival West Africa ports. Since 2017, problems arising from traffic gridlock […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 27, the preliminary field investigation of Abidjan Port Expansion Project officially commenced. This project is the largest port construction program in Cote d’Ivoire at the moment. On January 11, 2013, CHEC and Cote d’Ivoire signed the EPC business agreement with a contract amount of over USD 0.9 billion. This development project will include […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Do Pump new sand dredge pump, to be servicing for CSD 400, is ready for Abidjan, the economic capital of Ivory Coast. The CSD 400 sand dredge pump is powered by Weichai marine engine 8170 series 601 KW 818 HP. “We have been supplying sand dredge pumps to African market since 2010, including CSD […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    DEME has just announced that they won several new contracts in Africa with a total value of approximately EUR125 million. The contracts were awarded over the last few weeks for projects in Angola, Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia and Nigeria. In Angola, a 5-year maintenance dredging contract has been awarded by Angola LNG for its […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos published on our website during the past year.   DEME’s TSHD Marieke During Abidjan Project DEME – an international group specialized in dredging, land reclamation, dyke construction, flood defense work, port construction, etc – has released this beautiful photo taken during the reclamation works for a […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The APM Terminals-led consortium formally signed the agreement with the Government of the Ivory Coast on December 19, 2013 for the construction and operation of a new terminal at the Port of Abidjan. Known as TC2, the terminal will be the second in operation at the port, which handled approximately 600,000 TEUs in 2012, making […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved in December a $40.8 million loan to the Republics of Benin and Togo to finance the upgrade of a four-lane 30 kilometer road section linking the capitals of both countries, as well as an important program of coastal protection. Located on the major axis linking Togo and Benin, […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals has announced its Q1 2013 financial results. HIGHLIGHTS • Profit of USD 166m (USD 226m). Gains of USD 73m after tax were included in 2012; • RQIC was 12.0% (20.1%); • Cash flow from operating activities was USD 242m (USD 185m); • Number of containers handled was 8.6m TEU (8.6m TEU); • A […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A West African company called ERB CI placed a new order recently for four REMU Big Float amphibious excavators that will be mounted on the base of Volvo’s EC210B and Volvo’s EC210B LR. The company from Ivory Coast will be utilizing the REMU Big Float amphibious excavators to safeguard and develop the Cocody lagoon, located […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), recently won a major port expansion project in Conakry, Guinea. The contract that was signed in late October is estimated to be worth around $774 million. Conakry Port is the fourth-largest port after Abidjan Port, Dakar Port and Lome Port, as well as the […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) hosted an official launch workshop earlier this month, which discussed the erosion and adaptation projects in the coastal areas of West Africa. The workshop took stock of the main cross-sectoral issues at the local, regional and international scales, presented the main axes and intervention modalities and examined […]

  • 14 January 2011

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service has opened a new office in Sousse, south of Tunis and conveniently located between Tunisia’s main ports. The new facility will service a growing market in the region, including vessels calling on Tunisian ports and a number of offshore customers, with Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s range of agency services and Unitor marine products. The […]

  • 2 February 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      APM Terminals Liberia has officially started operations on schedule with the first port call of the CHARLOTTA. APM Terminals has taken over the 25-year concession agreement to operate the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, based on the government ratification in October 2010. The concession agreement also includes rehabilitating the quay wall, developing the container and general cargo activities and […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals’ container throughput increased to 36.3 million TEUs, as measured by equity share, reflecting an overall 3% growth in volume through the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network in 2013. Invested capital rose to $6.1 billion USD during the past year as work on seven new terminals and expansion and upgrades to 16 operating facilities […]