Africa Infrastructure News

Africa Infrastructure News

12 Mar 2018
DP World has accused the government of Djibouti of illegally seizing the Doraleh Container Terminal.
06 Nov 2017
DP World continues to target expansion in the Horn of Africa.
26 Jul 2017
“The latest dock and gantry cranes will be put into service in the coming weeks so that operations can start rapidly.”
25 Jul 2017
The Manila-listed mid-sized terminal operator was one of two companies competing to win the concession.
14 Jul 2017
A leaked government report supported by the International Monetary Fund lies at the heart of the matter.
12 Jun 2017
The project would involve greenfield and brownfield container and bulk terminals.
29 May 2017
The facility was slated to become one of the largest container terminals in sub-Saharan Africa.
14 Feb 2017
The plan follows an agreement between the Dubai-based company and Senegal in October 2015.
03 Feb 2017
Plans for the facility at El Hamdania were drawn up in December.
25 Jan 2017
The project is being funded with a $600 million loan from China.
15 Dec 2016
South Africa’s national ports authority, Transnet, said it will shortly release a multi-billion-rand tender for maritime construction works at the country’s primary container port.
30 Nov 2016
Kenya’s second international seaport will open for operations by 2020.
02 Nov 2016
South Africa’s national ports authority hinted that planned investment in port projects could be slowed.
24 Oct 2016
APM Terminals has ordered more than 40 pieces of equipment for its second transshipment terminal under construction at the Tanger-Med port complex in Morocco.
04 Oct 2016
Global trade infrastructure developer DP World is interested in building on its African investments to improve the quality of infrastructure on the continent.
28 Sep 2016
Japan is seeking to re-establish a leading position of investment and influence in Africa.
06 Sep 2016
DP World has won a 30-year concession to manage and develop a multipurpose cargo complex at the deep-sea port of Berbera in Somaliland.
Ongoing infrastructure development in Africa will get a boost from the combined efforts of Pacific International Lines, China Merchant Port Holdings and China Machinery Engineering Corporation.
19 Aug 2016
Pacific International Lines has signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s largest public port operator and a mainland construction giant to develop new markets.
18 Dec 2014
Africa’s inland freight network is so troubled that it costs roughly seven times more to ship a container from Mombasa, Kenya, to Burundi, in central Africa, than to ship a container from Shanghai to the major Kenyan gateway, an APM Terminal executive said.
13 Jun 2013
APM Terminals officials have met with Olusegun Aganga, Nigeria’s minister of industry, trade and investment, along with a delegation of government officials and advisers, continuing talks on infrastructure investment to enhance Nigeria's logistics capabilities.
06 Jun 2013
Transnet and the NEPAD Business Foundation have launched the Africa Infrastructure Desk in Johannesburg to develop infrastructure for intra-Africa trade.
27 Mar 2013
Transnet SOC, South Africa’s state-owned ports and rail operator, and China Development Bank have signed an agreement to jointly explore and identify opportunities for the Chinese state-owned bank to have a role in Transnet’s infrastructure upgrade programs.
22 Mar 2013
APM Terminals and its French consortium partners, Bollore Africa Logistics and Bouygues, have been named preferred bidders to operate a second container terminal in the port of Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire.
02 Jan 2013
China Merchants will acquire a 23.5 percent stake in Port de Djibouti SA for $185 million.
08 Oct 2012
South Africa’s Transnet is preparing for a possible strike of rail and port workers,