CMA CGM Appeal on Abidjan Port Terminal

By Curious

CMA CGM appeal dismissed by Ivory Coast’s Public Procurement Regulating Authority about a bid won by Bollore SA to run a 2nd container terminal at the port of Abidjan. CMA CGM group wanted an annulment and has cited irregularities in the whole procedure, non-compliance with competition laws and an arbitrary award process.
Port of Abidjan had to start procedure for the 2nd container terminal, Bollore Africa Logistics CI, Bouygues SA and A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S’s APM Terminals won the bid in 2 months ago. The group made an offer of €122million ($158 million) for the concession rights.
This project is expected to be made in public-private partnership and the estimated costs are €450million.