Heavy Lift Across the World

Regions | Africa

News and developments from logisticians and specialised transport providers active in the African heavy lift and project forwarding market.

Panalpina handles Cabinda cargoes

August 14 - Panalpina has coordinated the transport of specialised pipes for the oil and gas industry from Malabo in Equatorial Guinea to Cabinda, Angola.
Views: 144

UAL adds Fortitude to roster

August 6 - The Netherlands-headquartered Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has added the multipurpose ship UAL Fortitude to its fleet of vessels serving the West African market.  
Views: 809

LCIA rules DP World contract ‘valid and binding’

August 3 - According to a statement from the government of Dubai, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) has ruled that DP World’s port container terminal contract in Djibouti is “valid and binding”.
Views: 740

Giraffes go long haul

August 3 - In late July, Russian all-cargo carrier AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) moved 66 baby giraffes from Johannesburg, South Africa to Zhengzhou, China via Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.
Views: 782

Scan Global snaps up Macca Logistics

July 26 - Denmark-based Scan Global Logistics (SGL) has acquired 55 percent of Mali-based Macca Logistics, including its operations in Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Views: 1183

EGL handles rail project

July 9 - EGL, part of the Kadmar Group, has transported equipment that will be used for the construction of an electric train line between Cairo and the proposed new capital of Egypt.
Views: 2056

Vanguard manages press line project

June 27 - South African heavy lift and industrial relocation specialist Vanguard has transported a press line from Australia to South Africa on behalf of an automotive components manufacturer.
Views: 2448

BOCS names Cory Brothers in UK

June 26 - Cory Brothers has been appointed by Bremen-based BOCS as the general agent in England and Wales for the latter's services to West African ports.
Views: 2627

GAC Nigeria names new boss

June 1 - Rudi van Niekerk has been appointed GAC Nigeria’s new managing director, charged with continuing the development of its core shipping and liner agency business and building on four decades of operational presence in the country.
Views: 3867

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.