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.

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.

Bolloré barges through Kenya

May 17 - Bolloré Logistics' industrial projects team was recently contracted by Base Titanium to provide Customs clearance and the transportation of a heavy piece of mining equipment from the port of Mombasa to a site in Kwale.

ALE's largest lift in Lagos

May 14 - ALE has utilised its AL.SK350 crane and heavy-duty jib to lift Total's Egina floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) module in Lagos, Nigeria.

Hapag-Lloyd opens Tema base

May 3 - Hapag-Lloyd has opened an office in Tema, Ghana, where it will manage all of its West African activities.

EGL transforms El Galala power station

April 27 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), the logistics arm of the Kadmar Group, has delivered two Siemens transformers to the El Galala power station on Egypt's Red Sea coast.

Geodis opens in Uganda

April 26 - Geodis has opened an office in Kampala, Uganda that will initially cater to the surge in industrial projects currently taking place in the East Africa region.

Crew member of FWN Rapide rescued

April 24 - One of the 12 missing crewmembers of ForestWave's vessel FWN Rapide, which was attacked by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, has been found during a search of the vessel.

Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

April 20 - During a webinar earlier this week looking at the latest trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, Drewry repeated its optimistic forecast for the sector, predicting further rec

Bolloré heats up in Kenya

April 18 - Bolloré Logistics has successfully transported a consignment of out-of-gauge (OOG) components from the port of Mombasa, Kenya, to the Olkaria III Geothermal Power Station in Nakuru County.

OMA teams up with 3PL Energy

April 13 - OMA Group has entered into a collaboration agreement with oil and gas supply chain specialist 3PL Energy, to strengthen its oil and gas capabilities in Senegal.

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