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.

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: 776

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: 708

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: 750

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: 1153

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: 2030

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: 2423

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: 2600

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: 3839

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.
Views: 3780

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