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Tuesday, 12 August 2014 12:27

Marseilles and Tangier team up

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.

Published in Regulation and Policy
Monday, 11 August 2014 14:10

Mobile port made in Russia

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.

Published in Emerging Economies
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 10:43

Ghana will build third port

Ghana is to build a third commercial port, the country’s official news agency reports.

Published in Emerging Economies

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).

Published in Emerging Economies

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.

Published in Energy Ports
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:46

Extension of Kamsar port in Guinea

Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) is building an extension to the Port of Kamsar, reports NIRAS Fraenkel, the consulting engineer for the design.

Published in Emerging Economies
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 13:33

Single Window launched in Togo

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.

Published in Finance Deals


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