MSC joins Bolloré's teams under the leadership of veteran Sartini
The former head of CMA GGM, Nicolas Sartini, joined MSC this summer to manage the integration of the Bolloré Africa Logistics teams following its takeover by the Italian-Swiss giant.
At the request of Libya's National Oil Corp subsidiary AGOCO, the Russian Zarubezhneft group sent a delegation to Benghazi in August. The EU and the US are both concerned this move may spell the possibility of sanctioned Russian oil being transshipped.
Employees of Bolloré Africa Logistics and its Cameroonian subsidiary, Société Commerciale des Ports Africains (Socopao), contacted the Douala regional delegate for labour and social security, Christel Etoundi Bekono, over concerns about the sale to MSC.
Breaking news published on 24/01/22 at 19:00 - Former French president and the CEO of Bolloré landed earlier this afternoon in Abidjan. They will meet with Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara, as well as all of Bolloré's Africa country directors.
Nearly 2.5 tons of cocaine were seized in Cotonou at the beginning of the month, but since last week judges at the Beninese CRIET have been focused on a different case, that of 10 defendants who were arrested in May, shortly after the seizure of 150kg of cocaine at the port.