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Port of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Abidjan Terminal (container terminal)

Anticipating the productivity needs created by the country’s growth, Bolloré Ports has undertaken a programme to modernize the container terminal at Abidjan since 2004.

Bolloré Ports, which has a workforce of nearly 500 on site, is continuously modernizing Abidjan’s container terminal in order to increase the yard’s container storage capacity. Eight new RTG have been introduced on the terminal’s n° 21 wharf, raising the total number of gantries to 16.

Technical specifications of Abidjan Terminal

  • Total wharf length: 1,000 m 
  • Draught: - 11,5 m
  • Container yard: 30 hectares
  • Full container storage capacity: 22,000 TEUs
  • Theoretical annual capacity: 1,300 000 TEUs
  • Equipment - STS (Ship to shore gantries): 8 / MHC (Mobile harbour cranes): 3 / RTG (Rubber Tyred Gantries): 16 / Reachstackers: 15
  • Terminal Operating System: Oscar
  • Certifications : Quality – ISO 9001, Environment – ISO 14001, Health and Safety – OHSAS 18001, Free Pedestrian Yard

Service information

  • Continuous loading and unloading: 24 h/24, 365 days per year
  • Berthing: 24/7

Development of TC2 (Container Terminal 2)

  • Total wharf length: 1,100 m
  • Draught: - 18 m
  • Container yard: 37.5 ha
  • Equipment - STS (Ship to shore gantries): 6 / RTG (Rubber Tyred Gantries): 15
  • Annual capacity: 1,500,000 TEUs

Inland container depots (ICD) in Mali and Burkina Faso

  • Bolloré ports operates three ICD in Mali at Bamako and one at Kayes. In Burkina Faso it operates two ICD at Ouagadougou and one at Bobo-Dioulasso.

Abidjan TERRA (Ro-ro terminal)

  • 3 berths, 8 hectares of developed area
  • All vehicle types
  • Computerised yard management

CARENA (shipyard)

  • A reference shipyard in West Africa
  • Rescue station approved by the world’s leading companies
  • Over 1.5 million hours of services provided to ships per year
  •  Maintenance and transformation of all types of ships

Focus on the port of Abidjan

  • Length of general cargo wharf:  3,821 m
  • Installations for port supplies, ship waste water treatment service, shipyard