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 …

Mammoet completes Africa’s heaviest ever equipment transport

Mammoet has moved Kenmare Resources plc’s mining plant from its previous mining area at Namalope to Pilivili, a new high-grade ore zone at the Moma Mine, in Mozambique. The transport consisted of a Wet Concentrator Plant (known as WCP B) and its dredge. To date, it is the heaviest piece of mining equipment to be …

Friends of the Earth challenges British Government investment in Mozambique gas project

Friends of the Earth has issued a legal challenge to the decision by the Department of Trade to invest USD 1 billion in a major gas project off the coast of Mozambique. The environmental campaign group has issued a claim in the high court for judicial review of the decision to invest and is seeking …

New road station in Ouagadougou

In Burkina Faso, Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) have just delivered the rehabilitation and extension project of the capital's new bus station. The works included the construction of a temporary station, a boarding platform with an integrated solar roof, around twenty buildings (including restaurants and shops), as well as road works in the streets surrounding …

Abidjan Terminal takes delivery of two fully electric APM 75T HE tractors

Abidjan Terminal, the operator of the container terminal at the Port of Abidjan, has taken delivery of two fully electric APM 75T HE tractors as part of the “Green Terminal” environmental certification programme initiated by Bolloré Ports. These machines are the product of the synergy between the Bolloré Group, via Bolloré Ports and Blue Solutions, …

Kribi Conteneurs Terminal inaugurates direct Asia-Africa line

Kribi Conteneurs Terminal (KCT) welcomed the CMA CGM Cendrillon ship on 17 August 2020. Measuring 334 metres long and with a capacity of 8,645 TEUs, the vessel inaugurated the direct Asia-Africa (ASAF) line at the Kribi deep-water port. Through the service, and in partnership with Maersk and Nile Dutch, CMA CGM will extend the reach …