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After posting an increased profit of $770 million for 2013, APM Terminals today explains that it wants to focus its infrastructure investments in mega-city areas, especially in the strategic West African market and in Latin American locations where middle-class populations are growing.

Published in Features / Interviews
Friday, 21 February 2014 14:58

Togo gets single window

Togo officially launched yesterday the roll-out of a single window system that is meant to facilitate its international trade.

Published in Regulation and Policy

Liebherr today announced that it has been awarded a contract to supply four ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and 18 rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to Transnet Port Terminals in South Africa.

The CMA CGM Group is to inaugurate tomorrow a second container platform in Dakar. The French shipping line says that the Terminal Conteneurs Dakar 2 (TCD2) will consolidate its position in Senegal, where its subsidiary Delmas has been present for eight years.

Published in Emerging Economies

Cargotec yesterday announced that a Turkish construction services company has ordered a road-mobile Siwertell cement unloader which it intends to use at several sites along the Libyan coast.

Published in Emerging Economies

Port specialists gathered last week in London to discuss the many investment opportunities in the African market and the associated challenges. “There is a capacity crunch coming, new ports are needed,” said Steve Cameron, marine director at RTI Forensics, as he opened the PFI conference.

Published in Features / Interviews

Citadel Capital yesterday announced that one of its subsidiaries is launching a new container transshipment service on the Suez Canal, with river barges operating between the Port Said port and Sharq Al-Tafrea.

Published in Security / Environment
Thursday, 30 January 2014 10:15

CMA CGM launches Somalia service

CMA CGM has launched a direct service from the Middle East to Somalia.

Published in Emerging Economies

Philippine operator ICTSI has agreed to sell 25% of Lekki International Container Terminal Services LFTZ Enterprise (LICTSLE) to CMA Terminals, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the CMA CGM group.

Published in Finance Deals
Friday, 24 January 2014 11:16

ICTSI invests in Congo

Philippine port operator ICTSI today announced that it is establishing its first terminal in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Published in Emerging Economies


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