Senegal

SENEGAL-TRANSPORT BRT: The first bus presented in April (Minister)

The Minister of Infrastructure, Land Transport and Accessibility, Mansour Faye, announced on Thursday that the first BRT (Bus rapid transit) bus will be presented to the public in April.   ”The works of the BRT are following their course, sections are released (…) in March, all the systems and circuits will be released (….). The first […]

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Senegal: Ceremony to hand over the keys of a batch of 300 collective cabs for local urban transport by the Executive Council of Sustainable Urban Transport (CETUD)

Logistafrica – CETUD proceeded this Thursday, January 5, 2023 to the handing over of keys of a batch of 300 collective cabs for urban transport of proximity, in the presence of the Minister of Infrastructure, Land Transport and Opening up, Mr. Mansour Faye. “The State began since 2005 and in 2016 with the pilot cabs. […]

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Senegal: African Development Bank to invest over €166 million in construction of highway to open up the country’s north

The construction of a highway between Dakar and Saint Louis will open up Senegal’s northern regions, considered the country’s rice granary and an area with high mining potential. The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, has approved a loan of  €166.36 million to Senegal for construction of the Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis highway, which will […]

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The start up Paps, connects its customers from Senegal and Guinea Bissau to more than 200 countries and territories in the world, through a partnership with UPS

The Senegalese delivery start-up, which recently set up shop in Côte d’Ivoire, has just announced that it is now the official representative of United Parcel Services (UPS), the American number and world leader in logistics. “This is a big step for African entrepreneurship! The number 1 American company, chooses to partner with an African company […]

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PRESS RELEASE : BOLLORÉ TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS SENEGAL TRANSPORTS AN OUTSIZE METAL STRUCTURE AS PART OF THE GTA PROJECT

In April this year, Bolloré Transport & Logistics Senegal shipped a large metal structure on behalf of Eiffage GC Marine Senegal as part of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) project. This special convoy, 14.1 m long, 4.6 m wide and 6.9 m high, set off from the ro-ro terminal at Dakar Terminal and took the […]

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Senegal: The Great Trains of Senegal (Gts-Sa), to use the Indian experience to revive rail transport

On a visit to India last week, the General Manager of GTS-SA, Mr. Samba NDIAYE, signed in the presence of Mr. Mayacine Camara, Secretary of State in charge of the Railway Network, a partnership agreement with the Executive Director of the RITES-LTD Company, a subsidiary of Indian Railways. This partnership aims to benefit from the […]

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SENEGAL: THE ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK FINANCES THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE DAKAR-TIVAOUANE-SAINT LOUIS HIGHWAY FOR AN AMOUNT OF 238 MILLION EUROS

On Sunday 17 April 2022, the Government of Senegal and the Islamic Development Bank signed a financing agreement in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, for the Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis motorway construction project. The Islamic Development Bank is contributing 238 million euros to the construction of the motorway, which will link Dakar to Saint Louis and is about 200 […]

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INAUGURATION OF THE LONGEST BRIDGE IN SENEGAL, THE LARGE TOLL BRIDGE OF FOUNDIOUGNE, NAMED NELSON MANDELA

This Saturday, March 26, 2022, the President of the Republic of Senegal, Macky Sall, accompanied by the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, China Xiao, and the Minister in charge of infrastructure, Mansour Faye, proceeded to the inauguration of the large toll bridge of Foundiougne. The 1.3 km long infrastructure that crosses the Saloum […]

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MERIDIAM SIGNS THE CONTRACT FOR THE FIRST ELECTRIC BUS IN AFRICA IN DAKAR

Meridiam has just signed the concession contract for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Dakar. This project, that Meridiam will implement with its partners Keolis and Fonsis is the first of its kind in Africa[1], and represents a total investment of more than €135 million. It includes the operation and maintenance for 15 years […]

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SENEGAL: GTS-SA AND SENTER SA SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR THE OPERATION OF THE DIAMNIADIO STATION

In order to have a large number of passengers, the Regional Express Train (TER), launched last December, must rely on other means of public transport. It is in this context that GTS-SA and SENTER SA signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday, March 17, 2022. This agreement signed by the General Manager of Grands Trains […]

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