Abidjan. 11 June 2019.
Abidjan Terminal welcomes the largest container vessel in its history
On 31 May 2019, MSC DYMPHNA has become the largest vessel in terms of capacity to ever call Abidjan Terminal.
Ghana. 11 January 2019.
The first equipment arrived at MPS2 Tema port expansion project
On 20 December 2018, the first STS (Ship-to-Shore) and eRTG (Electronic Rubber-Tyre-Gantry) cranes have reached the waterfront of Tema Port. This shipment marks the beginning of the transformation of the site into a container terminal that should be operational as of June 2019.
Puteaux. 30 November 2018.
Deep sea port in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria
On 8 November 2018, the consortium formed by Bolloré Ports and PowerChina International Group Ltd won an international tender to build and operate the future deep-sea port at Akwa Ibom in Nigeria. Their main task will be to develop and operate the port over a period of 50 years, alongside the Nigeria Ports Authority, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Akwa Ibom State.
Freetown. 27 November 2018.
Freetown Terminal : A gateway to Sierra Leone and its hinterland
On November 23, 2018, His Excellency 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).
Guinea. 31 October 2018.
Conakry Terminal obtains ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system
Conakry Terminal has obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system. It was issued by Bureau Veritas, a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) services.
Sierra Leone. 31 August 2018.
Bolloré Ports is committed to Sierra Leone’s economic and social development
For the past seven years, Bolloré Ports has been engaged in a programme to develop Freetown Terminal, for a total investment of 120 million dollars. After two years of extension work, Bolloré Ports has commissioned Freetown Terminal’s new port facilities on August 29, 2018, thus meeting its deadline commitments.
Puteaux. 19 July 2018.
Congo Terminal accelerates its development to achieve operational excellence
Congo Terminal recently signed a licensing deal to implement Navis’ flagship N4 operating system. Following Dakshin Bharat Bridge Terminal (DBGT) in India, Congo Terminal is the second site operated by Bolloré Ports to choose the N4 system. Its implementation will improve the terminal port capacity while reducing operating costs. By increasing its operational efficiency, Congo Terminal aims to increase national traffic and develop transit to the sub-region.
Ghana. 13 July 2018.
D-365 before the start of the Port of Tema’s commercial operations
Less than a year from its commercial go-live, Cyrille Bolloré, CEO of Bolloré Transport & Logistics, visits the future deep-water port of Tema in order to monitor the work progress. He was accompanied by Philippe Labonne, CEO of Bolloré Ports, Mohamed Samara, CEO of Meridian Port Services (MPS) and other senior executives.
Congo. 20 June 2018.
Congo Terminal combats marine pollution in Congo
On the world ocean day whose central theme this year was “action for clean oceans", M. Laurent PALAYER, Congo Terminal general manager, and forty employees participated in a large-scale plastic waste collection and remediation of 3 kilometers of beach on June 8th.
Ghana. 15 June 2018.
Meridian Port Services has drawn its first $100 million from the project financing package arranged by the IFC to continue the port of Tema extension works
Meridian Port Services (MPS), the joint venture between Bolloré Transport & Logistics, APM Terminals and the Government of Ghana through the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA), has drawn its first $100 million from the project financing package arranged by the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group. This funding will enable MPS to continue the future deep-water port of Tema extension works before it goes into service in June 2019.