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.
Puteaux. 23 July 2020.
Benin Terminal welcomes a 300 m container ship for the first time ever
On 18 July 2020, Benin Terminal welcomed the "CCNI ARAUCO", the largest ship to have ever berthed at Cotonou. This 300-metre long, MAERSK ship weighing over 100,062 tonnes, sailing under the Hong Kong flag, berthed at Benin Terminal's berth No. 10.
Puteaux. 10 June 2020.
Joël Hounsinou appointed CEO of Bolloré Transport & Logistics Côte d'Ivoire
Joël Hounsinou has been appointed CEO of Bolloré Transport & Logistics in Côte d’Ivoire, effective from 29 May 2020. Previously he was Deputy CEO of the Côte d’Ivoire subsidiary alongside Pierre Bellerose, Regional CEO for the Côte d’Ivoire - Burkina Faso region.
Lubumbashi. 04 June 2020.
Bolloré Transport & Logistics initiates operations at a new agency in Kalemie in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bolloré Transport & Logistics is announcing the opening of an agency in Kalemie in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The new site, located in the province of Tanganyika, strengthens the network of the leading logistics operator in Africa.
Puteaux. 03 June 2020.
Bolloré Logistics extends the airlift with the Africa to ensure supply continuity
Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 health crisis, Bolloré Logistics is extending until 31 July 2020 its special weekly cargo freight service between Europe and West Africa, the WARA AIR SERVICE.
Kinshasa. 19 May 2020.
IT intrusion in DRC servers
On May 14, 2020, Bolloré Transport & Logistics Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was targeted by a ransomware cyberattack concerning a part of its servers.
Puteaux. 18 May 2020.
Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Next4 and IMT Mines Albi sign a memorandum of understanding to develop artificial intelligence for container tracking
Bolloré Transport & Logistics, the company Next4 and the IMT Mines Albi engineering school are announcing today the signature of a memorandum of understanding with a view to developing new traceability functions for goods flows based on the study of data gathered by IoT sensors.
Pteaux. 12 May 2020.
Bolloré Transport & Logistics introduces rail export solution through Naivasha to curb the spread of covid-19
Bolloré Transport & Logistics has launched on 7 May 2020 a rail service for export cargo from Mombasa to Uganda through the Naivasha ICD in a bid to reduce the spread of Covid-19. The first train loaded with 64 TEUs of cargo consigned to clients of Bolloré Transport & Logistics was received at Naivasha ICD.
Singapour. 30 April 2020.
Bolloré Logistics to cut over 11,500 tons CO2 emissions with solar system by Total Solar DG
In partnership with Total Solar Distributed Generation, Bolloré Logistics lowers its carbon footprint with the solarisation of its first building – Green Hub in Singapore.
Puteaux. 29 April 2020.
Bolloré Logistics beefs up its nordic presence
Bolloré Logistics, ranking among the world’s top 10 in transport and logistics, has taken a significant leap forward in the Nordics with the acquisition of a majority stake in the Swedish company Global Freight Solutions AB and its Finnish affiliate. This now extends the present Bolloré Logistics network to 600 offices in 109 countries with 25,000 employees. This acquisition reinforces the company’s presence in Europe, especially in the Nordic markets. It was a strategic target to complement the regional network having previously established a structure in Norway which was subsequently joined by a similar investment in Denmark.