Abidjan. 05 October 2020.
Launch of construction work on the second container terminal at the port of Abidjan
On Monday 5 October 2020, Bolloré Ports, APM Terminals and the Côte d’Ivoire government are launching the construction work on the Côte d’Ivoire Terminal, the second container terminal at the Port of Abidjan.
Puteaux. 30 September 2020.
Bolloré Logistics obtains global certification from Bureau Veritas
Following an audit of several months by Bureau Veritas, a world leader in certification, Bolloré Logistics has been awarded global certification for all the sites in its network.
Puteaux. 28 September 2020.
Bolloré Logistics handles out of gauge equipment for largest substation in Rwanda
Bolloré Logistics was contracted to transport and deliver out of gauge cargo from Spain to Shango substation in Rwanda through the port of Mombasa. The cargo consisted of 8 shunt reactors each weighing 29T, and 2 transformers weighing 51T and 75T.
Abidjan. 25 September 2020.
Abidjan Terminal takes delivery of all-electric towing vehicles
As part of the “Green Terminal” environmental certification programme initiated by Bolloré Ports, Abidjan Terminal, the operator of the container terminal at the Port of Abidjan, has taken delivery of two new all-electric towing vehicles. With the delivery, Abidjan Terminal now has handling machines with zero CO2 emissions and sound pollution.
Puteaux. 25 September 2020.
The Bolloré Group circles the globe
14,125 employees together covered 175,655 kilometres to the benefit of several charity organisations.
Cotonou. 24 September 2020.
Benin Terminal takes delivery of two new yard gantries
Benin Terminal, the operator of the Port de Cotonou container terminal, took delivery of two new gantries on 20 September 2020. The new equipment will serve to improve the productivity of Benin Terminal, boost the country’s competitiveness and bolster trade in West Africa.
Puteaux. 17 September 2020.
Bolloré Logistics moves to a new site in Quimper to continue its growth in the region
On 14 September 2020, the employees of Bolloré Logistics Quimper moved into their new site in Ergué-Gabéric, the original home of the Bolloré family. This new building, located next to a major trunk road (the RN165), enjoys exceptional visibility. Located in a new business park which is already home to several logistics firms, this site positions Bolloré Logistics at the heart of its sector and brings it closer to its partners.
Puteaux. 14 September 2020.
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 President Venance Gnigla for Benin.
Puteaux. 11 September 2020.
Bolloré Logistics and Antonov Airlines accompany the last Airbus Defence and Space satellite to its launch pad SpaceX
Bolloré Logistics partnered with Antonov Airlines to deliver Airbus Defence and Space’s newest satellite, ANASIS-II to the USA. It was carried from Airbus Defence and Space’s facility in Toulouse (France) by one of the airline’s seven Antonov-124-100 of the Ukrainian airline. The aircraft landed at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Kennedy Space center from where the SpaceX teams took the lead for the next stage.
Owendo. 09 September 2020.
Owendo Container Terminal covers the medical care for 100 children of the Arc en Ciel organisation in Gabon
As part of its youth support programme, Owendo Container Terminal (OCT) is covering the healthcare costs of some 100 Gabonese children aged 7 to 18 under the care of the Arc en Ciel organisation.
Douala. 13 August 2020.
Thirteen railway bridges renovated in Cameroon
The Interministerial Committee on Railway Infrastructure, COMIFER, chaired by the Transport Minister, has noted the completion of the renovation work on 13 railway bridges initiated as part of the five-year infrastructure renewal programme agreed between the Cameroon government and Camrail.
Puteaux. 11 August 2020.
Hector Midolo, new CEO Latin America for Bolloré Logistics
Bolloré Logistics announces the appointment of Hector Midolo as CEO Latin America. Hector Midolo is an accomplished logistics executive with a career of increasing responsibility and a proven track record of over 30 years in the region. He has a well-developed, diverse background bringing a strong commercial acumen and operations optimization expertise that have been the foundations of his success in Latin America.
Abidjan. 06 August 2020.
MPS welcomes the ship with the deepest draught in the history of Ghanaian waters
Meridian Port Services (MPS), the operator of the Tema container terminal in Ghana, welcomed the MSC Beryl ship at Terminal 3 in July.
Abidjan. 04 August 2020.
Bollore Transport & Logistics provides logistics support to the mango industry in Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso
For the 2020 crop year, the operational teams of Bolloré Transport & Logistics have processed 10,575 tonnes, or 940 TEU, of mangos via air and maritime transport.
Puteaux. 03 August 2020.
Bolloré Logistics participates in strenghtening Luxembourg's health systems
The Bolloré Logistics hub in Luxembourg recently received a machine to make surgical masks on behalf of the Luxembourg company ALLPHARMA. Imported from China via a cargo plane provided by the Cargolux airline, this machine, which specialises in making surgical masks, has a production capacity of one million masks per week.