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  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the international call for tender issued by the Cameroon authorities, a consortium, formed by Bolloré Africa Logistics, CMA CGM and CHEC, has been awarded the contract for the operation of the deep water container terminal at Kribi. Cameroon has chosen the consortium for the solidity of its strategic, financial and technical platform. The concession […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Under the patronage of the Sierra Leone President, Ernest Bai Koroma, the official signing ceremony was held for the Port of Freetown container terminal extension project last week. After six month of engineering and design study, Bolloré Africa Logistics will expand the capacity of Freetown Terminal by building up a new 270m quay with a […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In July 2013 Konecranes received an order for eight Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Bolloré Group. The cranes will be delivered to container terminals operated by Bolloré Africa Logistics in Pointe Noire, Congo, and in Douala, Cameroon. They will be delivered in the second half of 2014. The parties have agreed not to disclose […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    On April 25, Guinea Office and Bolloré Africa Logistics Group jointly held the commencement ceremony for Guinea Conakry Port Container Terminal Expansion Project. Minister of Public Works and Transportation (Minister of State Department), Minister of Communications, Minister of Customs and deputy director of Port Office of the Guinean government and other government executives attended the […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Bolloré Africa Logistics has just awarded VINCI the contract to plan and build the 3rd container berth in the port of Lomé, in Togo. The works, worth €42.5m, will be carried out by a consortium composed of three Group subsidiaries: Soletanche Bachy (leader), Sogea-Satom and EMCC. Starting in May 2012, the works should take 18 […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tema (Ghana) – a $1 billion investment by Meridian Port Services (MPS) – is on schedule to open on June 28 this year. According to the company officials, the breakwater and access channel – designed to accommodate the world’s largest container ships – and the first 2 deep-water berths are expected to be able to […]

  • 24 September 2012

    In August 2012 Konecranes received two orders for a total of nine RTGs (Rubber Tired Gantry) from Bolloré Group. The cranes will be delivered to MPS Container Terminal in Tema, Ghana and Benin Container Terminal in Cotonou, Benin. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the orders. “This contract is a result […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A $1.5 billion investment in Ghana’s new port by APM Terminals and its partners is unconventional in its scope, and will have a major role to play in maintaining the pace of one of the world’s fastest growing countries. The new port, build in the capital Accra, will be a modern multi-purpose facility located on […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After 35 months of hard work, the Tema Port Terminal 3 is now operational and ready to accommodate its 1st commercial vessels, reports Meridian Port Services Ltd (MPS). The handover ceremony between construction and operation teams took place last Friday, June 28. Present at the ceremony were the Director General of the Ghana Ports and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Ghana, representing a private investment in excess of USD $1 billion for the expansion of Tema Port. The deal was signed through Meridian Port Services (MPS), the joint venture between APM Terminals, Bolloré Africa Logistics (Meridian Port Holdings) and the Ghana Ports […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A consortium including the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME, the French construction group Eiffage and Eiffage’s subsidiary RMT Clemessy, has been awarded a 47 million euros contract for the extension of the Freeport Terminal in Sierra Leone. DEME will be responsible for the soil improvement, reclamation and compaction works, as well as […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, and Cyrille Bolloré, CEO of Bolloré Transport & Logistics, attended the official ceremony celebrating the end of the extension work on Freetown Terminal (concession of Bolloré Ports) on November 23. “Since Bolloré Ports won the international tender launched by the Sierra Leonean authorities in March […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Next month ports authorities and terminal operators from over 11 African countries are heading to Cape Town, South Africa to develop collaborative approaches to ports expansion and regional trade facilitation during the African Ports Evolution 2012 Forum that will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront from 20 – 22 November 2012. The development […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the 4th edition just under 3 months away, African Ports Evolution 2015 is bringing together the leading companies in the ports and logistics industries. The event is growing in line with the development of Africa’s ports, showcasing the latest solutions and expertise in dredging and maritime projects. A case study-led agenda- ports authorities, terminal operators […]

  • 27 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Finance International’s African Port Opportunities 2014 conference is scheduled for 28 – 29 January 2014, in Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington, London. This highly focused event will investigate the challenges ahead – as well as placing a strong focus on the impact of these developments and their wider implications. PFI London 2014 will […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Senior APM Terminals leaders met with the Nigerian Federal Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga and a delegation of government officials and advisors in The Hague as part of ongoing discussions on port infrastructure investment to promote Nigerian economic development through access to world-class logistics capabilities. Overall African port utilization currently exceeds […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Cargotec has received a large repeat order for four Kalmar quay cranes from the French Bolloré group, through its wholly-owned Unicaf subsidiary. The deal follows an order received in 2011, which at the time represented Cargotec’s first ever quay crane delivery in West Africa. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the monetary value of […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and Bollore Transport & Logistics executives, the sponsors of the Tema Port Expansion Project, have toured the existing Meridian Port Services Terminal (MPS) inside Tema Port and the adjacent port expansion project site, Ghana News Agency (GNA) just announced. On the tour of the port expansion works, the team expressed satisfaction with the […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Walvis Bay Port new container terminal that will position Namibia as a regional logistic hub and gateway to international markets are well underway, according to the African Development Bank Group. The project includes the construction of a new container terminal on a 40Ha of land reclaimed from the sea, which is expected to lead to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2013

    A group of 30 Dutch companies will begin a week’s visit to Ghana next Tuesday to explore mutual business opportunities with their Ghanaian counterparts. Aside other areas, the visit from September 24 to September 30 will focus more on the developments in the ports and logistics sector of Ghana. Hans Docter, Ambassador of The Netherlands, […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tau Morwe, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 3rd Cool Logistics Africa conference, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on 4-6 March 2014. As one of the five divisions of Transnet Ltd, South Africa’s national transport operator, TNPA is responsible for managing infrastructure […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tau Morwe, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 3rd Cool Logistics Africa conference, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on 4-6 March 2014. As one of the five divisions of Transnet Ltd, South Africa’s national transport operator, TNPA is responsible for managing infrastructure […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking at the TOC West Africa Market Briefing conference, APM Terminals’ Commercial Director for Inland Services West Africa, Moussa Diop, described the opportunities represented by a rapidly expanding and urbanizing sub-Saharan population, and the urgent need for significant infrastructure investment in both port and inland logistics capabilities in order to satisfy the projected demands of […]