New partner in Africa for Terex Rough Terrain Cranes

Terex Rough Terrain Cranes has announced a new partnership with African company Goscor Access Solutions. Well-established in South Africa, including branches in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth, Goscor Access Solutions is capable of delivering machines anywhere on the Southern African continent. The company is also a part of the Bud Group, allowing them …

Bp ships first LNG cargo from Mozambique

bp has loaded the first LNG cargo from Mozambique’s offshore Coral Sul FLNG facility, the country’s first LNG project and first floating LNG facility ever deployed in the deep waters of the African continent. Under its long-term contract, bp will purchase 100% of LNG output from Coral Sul FLNG which has the capacity to produce up to of 3.4 million …

The new container terminal in the Port of Abidjan has been launched

Côte d'Ivoire Terminal officially launched the commercial activities of the new container terminal of the port of Abidjan, with the arrival of the CMA CGM Rossini vessel, measuring 267 m long and 40 m wide, and transporting 5770 TEU containers. The launch of the activities of the second terminal comes after successful tests in mid-October …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics Côte d’Ivoire acquires first simulator

Bolloré Transport & Logistics Côte d'Ivoire has announced the acquisition of its first driving simulator which will be made available to its Pan-African port training center (CFPP) located in Abidjan. The company thus demonstrates its desire to innovate in terms of training and to offer new teaching methods in line with the expectations of employees. …

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 …