Export opportunities in Côte d'Ivoire boosted by Abidjan Terminal
30 September 2019
Abidjan container terminal operator, a concessions of Bolloré Ports, has enabled a successful campaign for Côte d'Ivoire export trades (cocoa, rubber, cashews, etc.).
Abidjan Terminal ended the 2019 export season with outstanding performance providing opportunity for Ivory Coast farmers to export goods to Europe and Asia In optimum conditions.
Produce such as cocoa, rubber and cashew nuts amongst others have been loaded onboard container ships serviced with high productivity, reducing vessels waiting time at anchorage to less than a day.
Thanks to Vridi Channel expansion works, the largest two vessels in Abidjan Terminal history have been handled with success, contributing thus to increasing forecasted volumes by 7.8%.
Asta Rosa CISSE, Managing Director of Abidjan Terminal
We are proud to contribute to the Port of Abidjan’s attractivity by offering a competitive and professional service, consistent with the safety standards of terminal operations.
The success of this export season success further consolidates the position of Abidjan as a major export platform in West Africa.