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ICTSI pursues port projects in Africa
International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) is pursuing opportunities to bid for new projects in Africa after failing to secure the majority stake in Greece’s port of Thessaloniki, according to an article published by BusinessWorld Online. 25 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Collision at Abidjan Port
Images have emerged online of the aftermath of a collision between COSCO’s general cargo ship Da Zhi and a ship-to-shore crane while berthing at Abidjan Port on May 18, just days after the spectacular crane collapse at Dubai’s Jebel Ali port. 25 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Expansion on the horizon
Investments in North African ports are delivering on numerous fronts. Felicity Landon reports 05 May 2017 - Port Strategy
TICTS supports agricultural development project
Tanzania International Container Terminal Services (TICTS) has announced its support for a Tanzania government agricultural mechanisation and development project with a TSh327m (US$146,400) storage waiver for a shipment of unassembled tractors. 02 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Stowaway activity increases in Port of Durban
Stowaway activity in the Port of Durban increased significantly during the last quarter of 2016, according to Goscelin Gordon, associate for shipping and logistics at Bowmans. 06 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy
Smart thinking
Kerry Dimmer examines the impact of South Africa’s pioneering spirit on the rest of the world 03 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy
DP World wins Djibouti dispute
A London-based arbitration panel has found in favour of DP World in a long-running dispute with the government of Djibouti over a port concession awarded to the company in 2014, the Dubai Government has said. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Nod for Algeria's $3.5bn El Hamdania port
Media reports say that the government of Algeria has given the go ahead for the development of a new $3.5bn port and industrial zone at El Hamdania. 06 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Cabinda secures sovereign funding
Angola’s sovereign wealth fund, the Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA), will invest $180m in a strategic deep sea port in Angola as part of its $1.1bn infrastructure fund. 01 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Ghana opens Takoradi public tender
Eligible parties are being invited to submit an Expression of Interest for the Concession of an integrated container and multipurpose terminal in the port of Takoradi, Ghana. 03 Jan 2017 - Port Strategy
Beira lays out its ambitions
Mozambique’s Beira is pitching to be the primary port of choice in Southern Africa. 18 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
African ports embrace big data
African ports have been urged to go digital in a big way to leapfrog the development process. 18 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Mauritius dredging contract
Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME has won a €41m dredging contract for the Container Terminal Quay Project at Port Louis Harbour in Mauritius. 03 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Moving the goalposts
East Africa is a region of complexity and opportunity, as Felicity Landon finds out 30 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Guinea signs contract to upgrade Conakry
Guinea’s government has signed a $770m contract with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to upgrade the port of Conakry. 25 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Nigeria losing out to port inefficiency
A study jointly conducted by the Financial Derivatives Company and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry titled Nigeria: Reforming the Maritime Ports has revealed that Nigeria is losing N1tn (US$3bn) per year in revenue due to inefficiency at the nation’s ports. 25 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Bolloré Ports starts extension works
Bolloré Ports has started construction on the extension of the container terminal at the Port of Freetown. 20 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Port of Durban gets smarter
The Port of Durban is seeking to introduce new and exciting digital initiatives that will see some of its operations being conducted through wireless technology in the future. 20 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Port Nolloth poised for rehabilitation
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has commenced a multimillion-rand port infrastructure rehabilitation project at Port Nolloth, South Africa. 06 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
South African ports gear up for new e-commerce platform
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), a division of Transnet SOC Ltd, has set a go-live date of April 2017 for its fully integrated e-commerce platform. 15 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy