Logistic

Strengthening cooperation in the transport sector at the centre of Moroccan-Gabonese talks

The means of reinforcing cooperation between Morocco and Gabon in the fields of transport and logistics were at the centre of talks, on Thursday 26 January 2023 in Rabat, between the Minister of Transport and Logistics, Mr. Mohammed ABDELJALIL and his Gabonese counterpart, Mr. Brice Constant Paillat. During this meeting, the two parties reviewed the […]

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MSC Group completes acquisition of Bolloré Africa Logistics

PRESS RELEASE – MSC Group is pleased to confirm that its wholly owned subsidiary SAS Shipping Agencies Services has completed the acquisition of Bolloré Africa Logistics. The transaction was approved by all applicable regulatory authorities. MSC’s acquisition of Bolloré Africa Logistics SAS and its affiliates (“Bolloré Africa Logistics Group”) highlights the long-term commitment of MSC […]

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Côte d’Ivoire: Naming ceremony of 125 young graduates trained in the trades of mass distribution and entry of a cohort of 500 new learners

The Ivorian Minister for the Promotion of Youth, Professional Integration and Civic Service, Mamadou Touré, presided on Saturday, December 10, 2022 in Abidjan-Yopougon, the naming ceremony of 125 graduates of the first cohort trained in the trades of large-scale distribution and the official re-entry of the second cohort of 500 young people at the Centre […]

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UNCTAD calls for investment in maritime supply chains to boost sustainability and resilience to future crises

UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2022, an annual comprehensive review of global maritime transport, warns that the maritime sector will require greater investment in infrastructure and sustainability to weather future supply chain crises. The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in its flagship “Review of Maritime Transport 2022“ has called for increased investment in maritime […]

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DP World launches Berbera economic zone in Somaliland

Following its investment in the Port of Berbera, DP World is now launching the Berbera Economic Zone to create an integrated maritime, logistics, and industrial platform to serve the Horn of Africa and Ethiopian markets. The Port of Berbera is the most modern container terminal in the horn of Africa with extensive bulk and breakbulk […]

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Importance of quality in transport and logistics and its contribution to the prosperity and growth of companies.

Interview with BUMA-KOR BABILA Johanne, QHSE Manager, RDD/PAD with 8 years of experience in Dredging, Agribusiness, Logistic and transport. 1-What is quality for the company? Quality to a company is an essential means for growth and development. It is an aspect you put in place within the company to ensure thorough respect of procedures, client […]

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CÔTE D’IVOIRE TERMINAL OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES ACTIVITIES OF THE NEW CONTAINER TERMINAL IN THE PORT OF ABIDJAN

On 2 November 2022, in the presence of the port authorities, Côte d’Ivoire Terminal officially launched the commercial activities of the new container terminal of the port of Abidjan, with the arrival of the CMA CGM ROSSINI vessel, measuring 267 m long and 40 m wide, and transporting 5770 TEU containers. The launch of the […]

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Ghana: US$330 Million Boankra Inland Port to be Completed by March 2024

ACCRA, Ghana The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been assured that the US$330 million Boankra Integrated Logistics Terminal project, popularly referred to as the Boankra Inland Port Project, which has been on the drawing board for some eighteen (18) years, will be completed by the first quarter of 2024.   The […]

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NEW APPROACH TO ESD NEEDED FOR LOCALISATION SUCCESS

Localisation and the development of small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) are key to the growth of African economies, including South Africa’s. President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the country’s post-COVID economic reconstruction plan includes a big localisation drive. However, simply pushing local procurement targets and funding SMMEs is not enough, says Debbie Tagg chief […]

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SAPICS PANELISTS EXPLORE SUPPLY CHAIN’S CLIMATE IMPACT AND JOURNEY TO NET-ZERO CARBON EMISSIONS

While sustainability, circularity and the goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 are topping the agendas of organisations around the world, South Africa is caught in a chicken and egg situation that is delaying the roll out of clean energy and alternate fuels. This was a key message from the experts who took part in a […]

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