Puteaux. 23 July 2020.
Benin Terminal welcomes a 300 m container ship for the first time ever
On 18 July 2020, Benin Terminal welcomed the "CCNI ARAUCO", the largest ship to have ever berthed at Cotonou. This 300-metre long, MAERSK ship weighing over 100,062 tonnes, sailing under the Hong Kong flag, berthed at Benin Terminal's berth No. 10.
Puteaux. 08 June 2020.
Conakry Terminal commissions the Kagbelen inland container depot aimed at boosting the competitiveness of the guinean supply chain
Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports and operator of the container terminal at the Port of Conakry, officially commissioned the Kagbelen inland container depot located in the municipality of Dubréka, 35 km from the Guinean capital. Covering a surface area of 30 hectares, the Kagbelen inland container depot has a specially laid out 5-hectare area with a storage capacity of 2,000 vehicles. As a priority, it stores vehicles transiting to Mali, as well as vehicles not delivered after parking for ten days at the port terminal premises.
Puteaux. 22 April 2020.
Conakry Terminal takes delivery of four new gantry cranes
As part of the plan to modernise the activities of the container terminal, Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, took delivery of four RTG gantries on Friday 3 April 2020. The new investment will enable the Guinean supply chain to increase the productivity of the terminal with a view to bolstering the country’s competitiveness and boosting trade.
Puteaux. 03 April 2020.
Bolloré Ports rolls out electronic payment solutions at Dakar Terminal
As part of the measures introduced to address Covid-19, Bolloré Ports is stepping up the implementation of electronic payment solutions at Dakar Terminal, the operator of the Ro-Ro terminal in the Senegalese capital. The IES web portal rolled out by Bolloré Ports enables the payment of invoices via the TouchPay platform by InTouch, which aggregates payment means (Orange Money, FreeMoney, YUP, MasterCard and VISA) to limit physical interaction, reduce cash payments and save time by simplifying the customer journey.
Congo. 19 February 2020.
Inauguration of new Congo Terminal infrastructures
The new infrastructures of Congo Terminal, the concessionary of the Pointe-Noire container terminal in Republic of Congo, were inaugurated on 19 February 2020 by President S.E. Denis Sassou Nguesso.
Puteaux. 28 January 2020.
Bolloré Ports signs a concession agreement to manage the first terminal dedicated to the automotive sector in Egypt
On December 19, 2019, the consortium composed of Bolloré Ports, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha signed a concession agreement with the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone with a view to building, equipping and managing a ro-ro terminal at Port Said in Egypt.
Abidjan. 15 January 2020.
Un plan d'investissements de 20 millions d'euros pour le terminal roulier d'Abidjan
TERRA (Terminal Roulier d’Abidjan) et le Port Autonome d’Abidjan ont procédé ce 15 janvier 2020, à la signature de la convention de concession du nouveau terminal roulier de Côte d’Ivoire.
Kenya. 05 November 2019.
Mombasa Container Terminal CFS begins export handling services
Mombasa Container Terminal (MCT) has been licensed to handle export cargo as part of its Container Freight Station (CFS) services. This service is a first in the industry and primarily targets regional exporters. It is developed to address the current challenge of shut outs where containers are left out of assigned shipping vessels. This can be a result of the short acceptance time for vessels to be loaded, or due to procedural delays in the export process.
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.
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.
Conakry. 12 June 2018.
Bolloré Ports receives four new container gantry cranes at the Port Autonome de Conakry container Terminal
Bolloré Ports is continuing its modernisation and expansion programme to make Conakry a more efficient, modern, and attractive port
Abidjan. 28 March 2018.
CARENA increases its capacities and consolidates its leadership
The Compagnie Abidjanaise de Réparation Navale et de maintenance industrielle (CARENA), subsidiary of Bolloré Ports and the SOFIA Group, just acquired a 3rd dock, enhancing the operational capacity of West Africa’s biggest shipyard. With this new dock, CARENA is increasing its hosting capacity by over 40 %.
Abidjan - Côte d'Ivoire. 22 November 2017.
Abidjan Terminal boosts its port handling capacity
Abidjan Terminal, a Bolloré Ports subsidiary in Côte d’ivoire, has received two new, latest-generation ship to shore gantry crane to improve its port handling capacity.
Gabon. 16 October 2017.
Port of Owendo: Inauguration of the new multipurpose terminal
Mr Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic attended the inauguration of Owendo’s new multipurpose terminal (New Owendo International Port) on Saturday, 14 October. Under the State authority, Bolloré Transport & Logistics and Olam have joined forces to develop and operate the terminal.