Africa

  • A key element of the barge is that it’s equipped with its own full scale container crane.
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    Green feeder barge concept

    2022-06-14T12:41:00Z

    Sandock Austral Shipyards is revolutionising its operations with a port feeder barge concept

  • Sogester is bringing automation to Luanda
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    Automation boost in Angola

    2022-04-28T09:40:00Z

    Angola’s Port of Luanda is stepping up investment in automation at the port’s concessioned container terminal so to achieve a safer, greener and more productive performance in the long-term, writes Shem Oirere

  • ​Kribi Conteneurs Terminal has been granted the Green Terminal label
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    Green terminal kudos

    2022-04-20T19:11:00Z

    A Cameroon terminal has been awarded a green terminal accreditation

  • Golomoti Solar Project - Malawi
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    East Africa power plant

    2022-03-31T12:23:00Z

    The East Africa photovoltaic plant is the first in East Africa to use a BESS

  • Spartacus is one of the largest and most powerful self-propelled cutter suction dredgers (CSD)
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    Green port expansion

    2022-02-02T10:05:00Z

    Egypt is reclaiming nearly 1000ha of new land for the maritime gateway’s development, says Shem Oirere

  • Dakar Terminal has been awarded Bolloré Ports own Green Terminal label
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    Green terminal audit

    2022-01-26T12:52:00Z

    A terminal operator has just awarded its fifth port concession with its own green label certification

  • Port of Ngqura
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    FSRU for Africa

    2021-11-19T12:10:00Z

    A Request for Information (RFI) has been issued for an LNG floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to be built an African port.

  • MPS obtains the Green Terminal label
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    Green feat

    2021-10-27T12:49:00Z

    Meridian Port Services (MPS) has been recognised for its green efforts in a network first.

  • Tracteur électrique Gaussin Photo Bollore
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    Efficient electric tractors

    2021-10-18T17:14:00Z

    Gaussin electric terminal tractors will help make operations cleaner at a West African terminal.

  • Mossel Bay clean up Photo Transnet
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    Protect the oceans

    2021-10-15T19:54:00Z

    Cleaning up coastal rubbish is on the agenda for one South African port this month.

  • APM 75T HE electric tractor
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    Opting for electric tractors

    2021-04-23T13:37:00Z

    Electric tractors will help reduce the environmental footprint of a new Ivory Coast container terminal.

  • Bolloré Ports is setting up sea turtle hatcheries Photo: Bolloré Ports
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    Saving the sea turtles

    2021-04-20T12:41:00Z

    Biodiversity conservation is top of the list for one port operator wanting sustainable operations.

  • Bedeschi equipment
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    Dust control in Ghana

    2021-04-16T11:43:00Z

    Dust control is being tackled with new port equipment in Ghana.

  • Ecoslops waste regeneration
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    Upcycling uptake grows in Africa

    2021-03-17T17:53:00Z

    Upcycling used lube oil and residues is boosting the circular economy in Africa.

  • DPA is constantly reviewing its environmental requirements and standards Photo: DPA
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    Damietta Port accelerates green drive

    2021-02-15T12:46:00Z

    Egypt''s Damietta Port in Egypt is accelerating its drive to replace its fossil fuel-powered cranes with electric cargo lifting equipment to save on fuel and reduce diesel emissions, writes Shem Oirere.

  • Port of Terma
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    African port recycles oil waste

    2021-02-10T15:56:00Z

    Ghana''s Port of Terma is boosting its recycling efforts with a compact micro-refining unit which regenerates oil waste into petroleum products.

  • Train
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    Transnet takes trucks off road

    2021-02-08T11:22:00Z

    Transnet has successfully carried out a rail project that supports the company''s strategy for a modal shift from road to rail to improve efficiency and reduce emissions.

  • The Sealite lanterns are environmentally friendly and have low operating and maintenance costs Photo: Sealite
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    Kenya gets greener lighting

    2021-02-02T13:42:00Z

    Kenya’s largest port is benefitting from installing digital lighting at its entrance to reduce maintenance and increase energy efficiency.

  • hull cleaning container
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    Green hull cleaning firm extends global reach

    2021-01-13T18:49:00Z

    Environmentally friendly hull cleaning has become more accessible in southern Africa with the launch of a mobile hull cleaning service at a port in the region.

  • LNG terminal
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    Ghana LNG terminal gets off ground

    2021-01-08T14:01:00Z

    Sub-Saharan Africa’s first LNG import terminal at a port in Ghana has received a floating regasification unit (FRU) unit that will shortly enable it to offer services to LNG carriers.