Marseille Fos and Tangier Med have agreed to cooperate in order to establish a Ro-Ro line between the two ports in southern France and northern Morocco.
Russian corporation Rostec has designed a mobile multipurpose port, which it says has attracted interest from a number of companies in BRIC countries.
The HPH company which operates the box terminal at the Tanzanian port of Dar es Salaam is investing $30 million in container-handling equipment and facility upgrades.
The Mauritanian port of Nouakchott has inaugurated a $300 million Chinese-built extension which doubles its capacity.
Kenya is investing KSh42 billion ($478M) in the construction of the first three berths of a new port in Lamu. The contract, signed on Friday with China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), is a milestone in the ambitious LAPSSET corridor project (Lamu Port and South Sudan Ethiopia Transport).
The first pile has been driven for the construction of the petroleum jetty at the Kissy Oil Terminal of Freetown in Sierra Leone, reports today BAM International.
Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) is building an extension to the Port of Kamsar, reports NIRAS Fraenkel, the consulting engineer for the design.
The Single Window for Foreign Trade (GUCE) in Togo has entered into its pilot phase, with beta users starting to use the electronic platform for maritime imports through the port of Lomé.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) reports that it has arranged a €200 million syndicated bridge financing facility for Port autonome d’Abidjan (PAA) to enable Ivorian state-owned company to expand facilities at the Abidjan Port.