Hapag-Lloyd has acquired NileDutch to strengthen the company’s position in the African market. “Our combined customer base will benefit from a denser network from and to Africa as well as from a much higher frequency...Read more
ShippingPRESS RELEASE – MACS has upgraded its existing Maputo service which connects Europe with Maputo in Mozambique. By changing the vessel rotation the German carrier has shortened the transit time.Read more
Project logisticsPRESS RELEASE – Effective per 2021, Ceva Logistics is rebranding the African freight forwarders AMI and Manica as Ceva Logistics following their acquisition last summer. Exceptions are Manica in Zimbabwe, Malawi and the borders, which...Read more
ShippingUnited Heavy Lift and Marguisa have established a joint venture called United Marguisa Lines to continue their joint services to Africa. “The first year of the joint sailings has proven valuable to many clients and...Read more
MiningPRESS RELEASE – Mammoet has transported the heaviest piece of mining equipment to be moved in Africa to date, a 7,100-tonne Wet Concentrator Plant. The weight of the machine equals that of 550 double-decker buses. Read more
Air cargoPRESS RELEASE – Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, Bolloré Logistics is extending its special weekly cargo freight service between Europe and West Africa until 31 July 2020.Read more
AfricaUnited Heavy Lift (UHL) has signed an agreement with DUO Shipping to be the company’s exclusive commercial representative in Turkey. The contract takes immediate effect and will help the German project carrier to expand its...Read more
LogisticsCEVA Logistics has launched a large-scale expansion plan for the African market with the goal to become a leading, continent-wide player. As a first step, the freight forwarder has acquired local logistics expert AMI Worldwide,...Read more
Offshore constructionPRESS RELEASE – Saipem has been awarded several EPCI contracts in various countries around the world with a total value of USD 500 million.
The first EPCI contract has been awarded by Saudi Aramco in...Read more
Oil&GasTotal E&P Namibia has selected Bourbon Marine & Logistics to support a deep offshore exploration campaign in South Namibia in 2020. The contract is a welcome addition for the financially struggling company which recently suspended...Read more
LNGA consortium of JGC, Fluor and TechnipFMC have won the tender for Africa’s largest liquefied natural gas project that could cost USD 33 billion to build. Scheduled to commence operations in 2025, the Rovuma LNG...Read more
Marguisa Shipping Lines and United Heavy Lift have teamed up, opening a new joint project cargo and breakbulk service between Europe and Africa.
The new joint service agreement is effective since the 1st of June, 2019....Read more
New serviceGerman multipurpose carrier MACS and Cyprus-based United Africa Lines (UAL) are starting a joint multipurpose service from Northwest Europe to East Africa.
The Service will accept Containers, Break Bulk, Project Cargo, Heavy Lifts and Neobulk Cargoes...Read more