Timor Port receives equipment to handle large-capacity ships

Timor Port has received two two tugs, two STS gantries and four RTG gantry cranes for the Tibar Bay deep sea port concession. The delivery was made on a semi- submersible vessel specialised in gantry transportation. The two new STS gantries will enable the terminal to unload large container ships with increased handling speed. The …

Antonov Airlines flies power plant components to Nigeria

Antonov Airlines working with Chapman Freeborn Germany has completed three AN-124-100 flights to transport a new mobile gas power plant generator and associated equipment from Ljubljana, Slovenia, to Kano, Nigeria. The delivered cargo, including generator, turbine and additional equipment, weighed about 200 tonnes. The project has been a year in the making. “The entire Antonov …

Haulotte appoints Matech as authorised distributor in Tunisia

Matech is now in charge of the distribution of all Haulotte aerial work platform ranges and after-sales service in Tunisia. This partnership will allow Haulotte Africa to offer an optimal quality of service to all customers on the Tunisian territory. Didier Mertens, General Manager of Haulotte Africa, is very pleased with this collaboration, especially since …

Bolloré Logistics involved in the East African Crude Oil Pipeline project

Bolloré Logistics has been awarded a contract for the Main Logistics Contractor Services (MLC) for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project.  The EACOP project will construct a 1,443 Kilometre buried pipeline that will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Kabaale in Uganda to the Chongoleani peninsula on the Tanzanian coast. The project will include …

Six fleet gantries delivered to Côte d’Ivoire Terminal

Côte d’Ivoire Terminal took delivery of six fleet gantries for the second container terminal currently under construction at the Port of Abidjan. Transported on a semi-submersible vessel specially designed to carry gantries, this delivery is part of an overall order of 13 fleet gantries.  This 30-metre-high handling equipment will be used for the loading, unloading …

Largest Potain topless crane for Asia-Pacific and Emerging markets

Manitowoc has launched largest topless crane, the Potain MCT 805, for key Asia-Pacific and Emerging markets. Manufactured at at Manitowoc’s Zhangjiagang, China factory, the new model, which is similar to the MDT 809, is available in 32 t and 40 t capacity configurations, with an 80 m jib and a height under hook of 84 …

Bolloré Group sells African logistics business to MSC Group

Bolloré Group has signed today the agreement relating to the sale to the MSC Group of 100% of Bolloré Africa Logistics, comprising all of the Bolloré Group's transport and logistics activities in Africa, on the basis of an enterprise value, net of minority interests, of 5.7 billion euros. The sale remains subject to regulatory and …