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Ports, Transport and Logistics Sector News Round-Up 4/2023 (15 May – 23 June 2023)

29 June 2023
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  • This edition of our PTL news round-up includes news headlines and links to articles from Angola, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

In light of the rapid pace of infrastructure and transport developments across Africa, our Ports, Transport and Logistics (PTL) Sector Group is pleased to present Bowmans’ latest PTL news round-up. Our regular round-ups bring you a selection of pan-African PTL-related stories and keep you up to date regarding developments in the space across Africa.

We draw on a network of multi-disciplinary experts across Africa in fields as diverse as regulatory, project finance, construction and environmental law, to keep you in the know about developments and thought leadership in the PTL space.

The articles to which we refer readers are, unless stated otherwise, neither written nor edited by ourselves and appear in their original form. Bowmans does not necessarily agree with opinions expressed in those articles.

This edition includes news headlines and links to articles from Angola, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Port and terminal news…

  • Floating Dock for Ghana’s Port of Takoradi gets go-ahead (Ghana)
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (23 June 2023).
  • Modest increase in ships calling at Tanzania’s Port of Tanga (Tanzania)
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (13 June 2023).
  • Tema Port Expansion Project, Phase Two set to roll out (Ghana)
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (9 June 2023).
  • Angola’s Sonangol signs with China’s CNCEC to build Benguela refinery (Angola)
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (9 June 2023).
  • Africa’s petroleum powerhouse due to start producing (Nigeria)
    Read the full article here. Source: Southern Africa’s Freight News by FTW (9 June 2023).
  • Tug jetty at Port of Durban completed (South Africa)
    Read the full article here. Source: Southern Africa’s Freight News by FTW (7 June 2023).
  • Kenya touts PPP for five of its ports including sections of Mombasa (Kenya)
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (6 June 2023).
  • Transnet concludes roadshows at ports of Durban and Richards Bay (South Africa)
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (5 June 2023).
  • Ghana considers establishing a Special Economic Zone at the port of Tema (Ghana)
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (26 May 2023).
  • Privatisation of the ports debated in Tanzanian parliament (Tanzania)
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (25 May 2023).
  • Emirati ports operator nails Pointe-Noire deal (Republic of the Congo)
    Read the full article here. Source: Southern Africa’s Freight News by FTW (24 May 2023).
  • UAE firms to improve, operate, and develop Tanzania’s ports (Tanzania)
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (24 May 2023).
  • Total’s LNG project in Mozambique one step closer to a restart (Mozambique)
    Read the full article here. Source: Southern Africa’s Freight News by FTW (24 May 2023).
  • EU helps Kenya to grow fresh produce exports (Kenya)
    Read the full article here. Source: Southern Africa’s Freight News by FTW (23 May 2023).
  • Latest World Bank container port rankings
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (19 May 2023).
  • Lekki Freeport Terminal prepares to become regional transshipment hub (Nigeria)
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (17 May 2023).
  • Union continues to contest TPT transition (South Africa)
    Read the full article here. Source: Southern Africa’s Freight News by FTW (17 May 2023).
  • Capacity and efficiency could win the day for Walvis Bay (Namibia)
    Read the full article here. Source: Southern Africa’s Freight News by FTW (15 May 2023).
  • TNPA Roadshow reports: It’s Cape Town’s turn (South Africa)
    Read the full article here. Source: Africa Ports (15 May 2023).

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Road freight and logistics news…