“It is with great joy and pride that SEA-invest continues to develop its activities in Côte d’Ivoire, through the forthcoming opening of a logistics base which will contribute to the development of industrial ecosystems in the Yopougon commune. », Affirmed Philippe Van de Vyvere, president of the SEA-invest group, which is working to open, through its subsidiary in Côte d’Ivoire, a new logistics base for equipment in the west of Abidjan, on a area of 16.5 hectares, made up of 3 groups which will include 80,000 m² of warehouses.
The announcement made on Tuesday March 23 comes after a meeting between the port authorities and the group’s bosses, the subject of which was a probable increase in the loading capacities of the Abidjan Bulk Terminal (VAT), in order to create spaces additional storage and increase the competitiveness of the Port of Abidjan.
Also, faced with the congestion observed in recent years in the Abidjan port area, the government is encouraging investors to move towards a new, more fluid and capital base for the development of areas. Hence the choice of Yopougon and even Anyaman for the establishment of the logistics activities of this concessionaire of the Abidjan Bulk Terminal (Tva), which has already invested in its activities nearly 135 billion F CFA in Côte d’Ivoire for management of the fruit quay and the mineral quay.
In the first phase of the project, a 3,000 m² workshop, with a 10,000 m² solid ground, will be built to accommodate the fleet of 50 SEA-trucks. As well as the installation of an 8,300 m² hangar to store spare parts.