BOLLORÉ TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS CONFIRMS A CONCESSION CONTRACT FOR THE RO-RO TERMINAL IN PORT SAÏD

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) have recently signed a concession contract with the Suez Canal Economic Zone for the future Ro-Ro terminal in Port Said, Egypt. The consortium plans to invest $150 million to develop and operate the Ro-Ro terminal. The project includes the acquisition of equipment and the development …

Successful start-up of Egyptian Refinery

Qatar Petroleum has announced the successful start-up of the Egyptian Refining Company (ERC) Refinery project located in Mostorod, north of the Egyptian capital Cairo. Qatar Petroleum owns 38.1% in the Arabian Refinery Company, which in turn owns 66.6% in ERC. All the units of the ERC Refinery are now operating, and are expected to ramp …

EDF Renewables and the Elsewedy Electric Group launch two solar power plants in Egypt

EDF Renewables and the Egyptian manufacturer Elsewedy Electric Group have announced the launch of two new solar power plants. The two structures, which each have 65 MWp in installed capacity, are located in the Aswan province of southern Egypt. They form an integral part of the Benban solar complex and will soon deliver nearly 1,800MWp. …

ALE installs new turbine and generator at a power plant in Egypt

ALE has recently completed the swift installation of a turbine and generator at the Supercritical Power Plant in Assiut, Egypt. To install the steam turbine, weighing 240t and measuring 8m long, ALE used a gantry and 200t capacity strand jacks to lift the turbine 16m from the ground. As the entrance to the building was …

IDP distributes over 35 Potain tower cranes for a new city in Egypt

More than 35 Potain tower cranes are currently being used on the construction site of the new El Alamein city on Egypt’s northern coast. The on-site Potain cranes fleet includes MCT 85, MCT 205, MC 235 C and MC 310 K12 models. All these machines have been delivered by International Development Programmes (IDP), distributor of …

BP sells its oil assets in Egypt

BP has announced the sell of its interests in Gulf of Suez oil concessions in Egypt to Dubai-based Dragon Oil, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC). The deal, which is subject to the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources’ approval, is expected to complete during the second half of 2019 …

Deutz strengthens its network in the Middle East

German engine manufacturer Deutz AG is expanding its network of dealers and service outlets in the Middle East region. The first phase of this expansion will focus on Egypt, the Arab Gulf States and Turkey.“Expanding and digitalising our service activities forms a key part of our growth strategy. By building on our presence in the …