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 …

Goldhofer wins “Global Market Leader Champion 2021” award

Goldhofer has received the “Global Market Leader Champion 2021” award for the fourth time. The  University of St. Gallen and the Academy of German Global Market Leaders (Schwäbisch-Hall) have confirmed the important role played by the Memmingen-based company in the field of heavy haulage and oversized cargo transportation vehicles. Photo: Lothar Holder, CEO at Goldhofer …

1,285 kilometers through Africa with Faymonville

Ghanaian heavy haulage specialist MONPE Heavy Haulage has successfully transported six power engines from Ghana port to Niger over a total distance of about 1,285 km. “Special transports are our daily business, but this mission was really exceptional within the exceptional. It’s a prestigious project and sets a benchmark”, declared Peter Everett from MONPE Heavy …

Vinci wins €1.3 billion contract for Kenya’s motorway

The Republic of Kenya, through its Public Private Partnership Unit and the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), executed an agreement with Rift Valley Highway, a company owned by VINCI Highways (Lead Member), VINCI Concessions, and Meridiam SAS, for the development of the Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway project. The signature occurred in Paris on September 30th 2020 …

Marsa Maroc continue long-term collaboration with new RTG Kalmar order

Kalmar has concluded an agreement to supply Marsa Maroc with a total of three Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for use at its TC3 container terminal, located in Casablanca, Morocco. The order, which includes an option for an additional two cranes, was booked in Cargotec’s Q3 order intake. Delivery is scheduled for Q2 2021. Marsa …

Bolloré Logistics obtains Bureau Veritas certification

Bolloré Logistics has been awarded global certification for all the sites in its network from Bureau Veritas following an audit of several months. The single integrated certification comprises all the standards relating to workplace safety (ISO 45001:2018), quality management (ISO 9001:2015) and the environment (ISO 14001:2015). The new certification will enable Bolloré Logistics to pursue …

Start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm in Morocco

EDF Renewables, one of the world leaders in renewable energy, and Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a global trading and investment company with a diversified business portfolio, are announcing the start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm, which lies around 15 km north-west of Taza in northern Morocco. This …

PIERRE NGON: THE NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE BENIN/NIGER CLUSTER OF BOLLORÉ TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

After a 20-year career at various Bolloré Transport & Logistics subsidiaries in Africa, Pierre Ngon has since 1 September 2020 been the Managing Director of the Benin/Niger cluster of Bolloré Transport & Logistics. Succeeding Jérôme Binois, he will be responsible for the logistics and shipping activities in the two countries, under the supervision of Executive …