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SIGNING OF A CONTRACT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A CENTRALIZED ACCESS AND PARKING LOT IN ZONGO

This Wednesday, November 16 2022, the General Manager of the Port AUthority of Cotonou proceeded to the signature of the contract for the realization of the works of CONSTRUCTION OF A PARKING BUFFER OF THIRTEEN (13) HECTARES AND A CENTRALIZED ACCESS for all the trucks, in the presence of the persons in charge of the port authority and the representatives of the company China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), selected further to an international invitation to tender and in charge of the execution of the works.  Thanks to an investment of more than 25 billion FCFAThis project will allow, by December 2023, to decongest the Boulevard of Marina and the port, to improve truck access with a parking lot that can accommodate more than 800 trucks per day and to make the port more efficient. Read the full press release here
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THE WOMEN OF THE PORT TAKE ACTION AGAINST BREAST CANCER !

Like every year, October is the month dedicated to raising awareness against breast cancer. It is in this spirit that the staff of the Port Authority of Cotonou and the Benin section of the African Women in Maritime (WIMAfrica) conducted this Wednesday, October 26, 2022 a Pink October campaign. Several activities took place during this day! Through an awareness caravan, the female staff of the PAC and other women of WIMA Benin association stormed the various structures of the maritime and port sector which are: the Artisanal Fishing Port of Cotonou, SOBEMAP (Beninese Company of Port Handling), Bolloré Transport & Logistics in Benin, Maersk, Oryx Energies Benin, Grimaldi Lines and the DPB. This was followed by a screening session at the PAC health center. Then, an online and face-to-face conference was held with a health specialist to inform, exchange and convince women on the importance of early detection of breast cancer. Finally, a fitness session with the sports coach Chrisma OUAMBA took place on the esplanade of the Amazon, in the presence of the General Ma,nager of the Port Authority of Cotonou, who joined in support of this noble initiative. Relive the highlights of this day by following the Flickr link here
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CERTIFICATION OF THREE NEW TUGBOAT CAPTAINS

VIDJOGNI Eriwa Andre, Pascaline ADJOFOGUE and ADDRA Isidore are the (3) three new tugboat captains to receive their certificates of competence of towing at the back of 300ml vessels with ASD type tugs. The certificate ceremony took place on Friday, October 21, 2022 in the conference room of the Port Authority of Cotonou in the presence of officials of the Belgian development agency (Enabel in Benin) and PAI (Port of Antwerp International). This ceremony is part of the Support Project for the development of the port sector (PASPort) financed by the Belgian Development Agency (Enabel in Benin) and which aims to strengthen the capacity of the staff of the Port Authority of Cotonou in several areas, including the heart of the port activity, the piloting and towing of ships. Relive in images some of the highlights of this ceremony on our Flickr account here
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RETRAIT DES BADGES CONDUCTEURS ET CO-CONDUCTEURS RÉIMPRIMÉS SUR SUPPORT PVC

Tous les conducteurs et co-conducteurs de camions de transport de marchandises, accédant régulièrement au Port de Cotonou, sont invités à retirer leurs nouveaux badges temporaires imprimés sur support PVC, afin que pour compter du 1er novembre 2022, les anciens badges de format A6 ne soient plus acceptés aux accès du port. Retrouvez l'intégralité de la note d'information en cliquant here