Abidjan. 05 October 2020.
Launch of construction work on the second container terminal at the port of Abidjan
On Monday 5 October 2020, Bolloré Ports, APM Terminals and the Côte d’Ivoire government are launching the construction work on the Côte d’Ivoire Terminal, the second container terminal at the Port of Abidjan.
Abidjan. 25 September 2020.
Abidjan Terminal takes delivery of all-electric towing vehicles
As part of the “Green Terminal” environmental certification programme initiated by Bolloré Ports, Abidjan Terminal, the operator of the container terminal at the Port of Abidjan, has taken delivery of two new all-electric towing vehicles. With the delivery, Abidjan Terminal now has handling machines with zero CO2 emissions and sound pollution.
Cotonou. 24 September 2020.
Benin Terminal takes delivery of two new yard gantries
Benin Terminal, the operator of the Port de Cotonou container terminal, took delivery of two new gantries on 20 September 2020. The new equipment will serve to improve the productivity of Benin Terminal, boost the country’s competitiveness and bolster trade in West Africa.
Kribi. 19 August 2020.
Kribi Conteneurs Terminal welcomes the direct Asia-Africa line
Kribi Conteneurs Terminal (KCT) welcomed the CMA CGM Cendrillon ship on 17 August 2020. Measuring 334 metres long and with a capacity of 8,645 TEUs, the vessel inaugurated the direct Asia-Africa (ASAF) line at the Kribi deep-water port.
Abidjan. 06 August 2020.
MPS welcomes the ship with the deepest draught in the history of Ghanaian waters
Meridian Port Services (MPS), the operator of the Tema container terminal in Ghana, welcomed the MSC Beryl ship at Terminal 3 in July.
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.