Portable Power appoints new General Manager for EMEA region

The Portable Power business of Doosan Bobcat has appointed Jan Moravec as General Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Jan has been with Portable Power for over 18 years and is based at the Doosan Bobcat EMEA campus in Dobris in the Czech Republic.  Jan Moravec commented: “I’m delighted to be taking on …

Mammoet expands fleet in the Middle East and Africa

Mammoet has added eight cranes to its fleet in the Middle East, Africa and Caspian (MEA) region. A 600t crawler crane, a 400t, two 250t and 100t capacity all-terrain cranes, as well as three 35t rough terrain cranes have been added to the regional fleet.  Mammoet MEA provides equipment day hire through to turnkey mega-project …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics receives Regional AEO certification for East Africa

Bolloré Transport and Logistics has been recertified as a Regional Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) in East Africa. The certification, which covers Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania, offers the benefit of expedited clearance procedures through pre-arrival clearance, reduced physical inspection and priority service channels among other.  "As a global logistics player operating in East Africa, …

New Managing Director of Bolloré Transport & Logistics Nigeria

Bolloré Transport & Logistics has appointed Folashade Akanni-Shelle as a new Managing Director in Nigeria, effective from October 1st 2020. She takes over from Jean-Baptiste Rambaud, who is pursuing his career in the group in the middle east region. She has 17 years of experience with Bolloré Transport & Logistics. She joined the company in …

Cometto SPMT ensures transport for a power plant project in Ivory Coast

Bolloré Transport & Logistics has transported 900 tons of equipment for the construction of phase 4 of the Azito power plant in Ivory Coast. Including among others a turbine and a generator, that were moved by Marine Maroc on their Cometto SPMT as 8+8 axles side-by-side configuration.  After a long travel, the heavyweight elements arrived …

BOLLORÉ LOGISTICS’ B.LAB IS EXTENDING ITS ORGANISATION STRUCTURE AND SCOPE OF INTERVENTION TO SET UP THE DEVELOPMENT OF CO- CREATION PROJECTS INTERNATIONALLY

After the opening of the B.Lab centres in Paris and Singapore in 2019, Bolloré Logistics is taking a new step forward with the creation of cross-functional communities tasked with coordinating the road maps of five innovation fields identified by the B.Lab. A total of over 100 Bolloré Logistics employees worldwide have joined the new organisation …

Vinci signs €388 million contract to build dam in Senegal

Vinci Construction signed a €388 million worth contract with the Gambia River Basin Development Organisation (which involves The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Senegal) to build the Sambangalou dam located in the south-east of Senegal, close to the Guinean border. The 91 m high dam will have a capacity of 128 MW, generating renewable energy, improving …