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.
Puteaux. 17 April 2019.
Timor Lest port project voted Best Public-Private partnership in Asia-Pacific by IJGlobal
At the IJGlobal Awards ceremony on 28 March, the future deep-water port in Tibar Bay in Timor Leste was voted Best Public-Private Partnership in Asia-Pacific. The distinction underlines the scale of the investments made in the project and the economic benefits that it will generate in Timor Leste.
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.
Puteaux. 14 September 2018.
Bolloré Ports launches construction of future Tibar port in Timor Leste
On August 30, 2018, Bolloré Ports kicked off the construction of the future Tibar port in Timor Leste in the presence of Arão Noé Amaral, President of the National Parliament, Taur Matan Ruak, Prime Minister, and Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, former Head of State and former Prime Minister. The ceremony took place on the 19th anniversary of the country's referendum of independence. As of this date, three years of work will be necessary to transform this greenfield into a new, highly competitive port.
Puteaux. 03 September 2018.
A major ambition for Chef de Baie in La Rochelle
On June 29, Bolloré Ports La Rochelle signed a terminal agreement to operate the future Chef de Baie 4 terminal with the Atlantic Port La Rochelle. A long-term project to build a major port platform on the Atlantic coast.
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.