DP World marks the start of construction of new port in Senegal

DP World and the Government of Senegal have laid the first stone to mark the start of the construction of the new Port of Ndayane. The ceremony follows the concession agreement signed in December 2020 to build and operate a new port at Ndayane, about 50 km from the existing Port of Dakar. The investment of …

Congo Terminal breaks container handling record

Congo Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, exceeded the volume of one million shipping containers handled in 2021, having managed 1,003,734 TEUs over the course of the year. With the commitment to modernise the Port of Pointe-Noire, Bolloré Ports has invested more than €400 million since 2009 to upgrade the container terminal’s infrastructure and equipment. …

Sandvik secures tunneling equipment order in the EMEA region

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has been awarded a contract in the EMEA region valued at around SEK 1 billion for the supply of tunnelling equipment, roadheaders and underground drill rigs. The order has been booked in the fourth quarter 2021 and delivery of the equipment is scheduled from the fourth quarter 2022 until the …

Bolloré receives an offer from MSC to acquire Bolloré Africa Logistics

The Bolloré Group has received an offer from the MSC Group to acquire 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. The Bolloré Group has granted the MSC Group an exclusivity until …

Scania appoints new Head of Sales and Marketing

Stefano Fedel, currently Scania’s Regional Executive Director for Eurasia, Middle East and Africa, has been appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Sales and Marketing. He takes up the position effective immediately and will report to Christian Levin, Scania’s President and CEO.  Stefano Fedel, born in 1970, joined Scania in 1996, and has a Degree …

Sarens completes operation within Egyptian military zone

From September of 2020 through June of 2021, Sarens has raised six STS cranes at Port Said in Egypt. The project, which involved inserting 11,5m extension legs below each STS crane, was completed on behalf of client ZPMC. To raise each crane, Sarens used its CS5000 jacking system. While the equipment typically used for this …

AD Ports Group and the Egyptian Group for Multipurpose Terminals Sign MoU to Develop and Operate Multipurpose Terminal in Safaga Port

AD Ports Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Group for Multipurpose Terminals, the commercial arm of the Egyptian Ministry of Transportation, for the development and operation of a multipurpose terminal in Safaga Port. The signing was conducted on the sidelines of the 4th Smart Transport, Logistics & Traffic Fair & …

Hareket’s new investment opens another door

Hareket, the specialist in heavy lifting and project transportation, expands its activities with new investments made at Bautino TS Marine Base Port in Kazakhstan. By increasing the evacuation capacity of the port with 600-ton cranes, Hareket has become able to offer an end-to-end solution in the CIS region in terms of integrated project logistics. Hareket, …

Mammoet works on Djibouti’s first wind farm project

Mammoet Djibouti, the regional office for Mammoet’s Horn of Africa and East Africa operations, has been contracted by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to offload and assemble 17 wind turbines, these consisting of 68 towers, 51 blades, 17 nacelles, drive trains and hubs.  Despite high resource potential in Djibouti, only half of its population has access …