Puteaux. 04 January 2022.
Conakry Terminal awarded Green Terminal label
Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports and operator of the container terminal of the Autonomous Port of Conakry, has been granted the Green Terminal label following the audit conducted on 12 November 2021 by Bureau Veritas.
Puteaux. 03 December 2021.
Bolloré Ports continues its vaccination campaign among its employees
For several weeks now, Bolloré Ports has been conducting a large-scale vaccination campaign against Covid-19. Of the 6,497 people employed by Bolloré Ports, 4,529 have now been fully vaccinated and protected against the disease, which represents more than 70% of the workforce.
Puteaux. 01 December 2021.
Moroni Terminal finances an initiative to provide four schools on the island of Grande Comore with drinking water
On 20 November 2021, the Bolloré Ports subsidiary, Moroni Terminal, started off a water purification project to provide drinking water to four schools on the island of Grande Comore. Moroni Terminal - in conjunction with the NGO 2 Mains - worked alongside public authorities to improve access to drinking water and raise youth awareness about good hygiene practices to reduce the spread of waterborne diseases.
Puteaux. 29 November 2021.
Freetown Terminal holds blood drive for victims injured in tanker explosion
On 5 November 2021, 144 people were killed and hundreds were injured in a tanker explosion in the industrial area of Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, in West Africa. In response to this emergency, Freetown Terminal organised a blood drive on 12 November in partnership with the National Save Blood Services.
Puteaux. 05 November 2021.
Conakry Terminal receives 4 new gantry cranes
Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, received 4 RTG (Rubber Tyred Gantry) cranes on Monday, 1st November 2021 at the Autonomous Port of Conakry. This next-generation equipment constitutes an addition to the other 8 models received in 2018 and 2020, bringing the total to 12 at the container terminal of the Autonomous Port of Conakry.
Puteaux. 26 October 2021.
Dakar Terminal signs a memorandum of understanding with the Malian warehouses in Senegal to reduce stevedoring rates for new tanker lorries destined for Mali
Dakar Terminal, the operator of the El Hadji Malick SY ro-ro terminal, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Malian warehouses in Senegal (Entrepôts Maliens du Sénégal, E.MA.SE) on 14 October 2021. Under this agreement, Dakar Terminal commits to reducing the cost of port transit for all new tanker lorries in transit through Senegal. This exceptional measure will support the process of renewing the commercial vehicle fleet in Mali, and help to boost the competitiveness of the Dakar-Bamako corridor. It will also encourage positive synergies to protect the environment and combat road safety problems.
Puteaux. 25 October 2021.
MPS, first container terminal to obtain the Green Terminal label
Bureau Veritas and Bolloré Ports have awarded Meridian Port Services (MPS) two stars under the Green Terminal environmental labelling process. This comes after Bureau Veritas conducted an audit lasting several months to assess the social and environmental performance of MPS’s facilities, equipment, energy consumption and operating processes.
Puteaux. 14 October 2021.
Bolloré Ports acquires two new electric tractors for Freetown Terminal
Bolloré Ports has ordered two new Gaussin electric terminal tractors and a multi-charge station to equip Freetown Terminal in Sierra Leone. This is the third time Bolloré Ports has placed an order, confirming thus the successful partnership between the two companies.
Cotonou. 16 September 2021.
Benin Terminal reinforces its equipment and acquires two new stackaces
Benin Terminal, which operates the Port of Cotonou's container terminal, commissioned two empty container handlers built by Konecranes, a specialist in lifting equipment, on 1 September 2021. Following their delivery in mid-August, they were installed and the operators trained.
Kribi. 09 September 2021.
Five new yard gantries reinforce volume growth at the Port of Kribi
Kribi Conteneurs Terminal (KCT) received five new yard gantries on 10 May 2021. With a 50-tonne lifting capacity, the new equipment will further boost the growth in traffic at the Port of Kribi. In 2020, KCT posted a 56.27% increase in handling volumes.