The pan-African port operator and logistics company Arise brought together an audience of personalities on September 14 in the country’s second port in terms of traffic after Abidjan, pour officially launch the operation of the San Pedro Multipurpose Industrial Terminal (TIPSP). The Ivorian Prime Minister Patrick Achi, the President of the National Assembly and partner of Arise via S.Energie (Snedai group, of which he held the presidency until recently), Adama Bictogo, made the trip, as did Amadou Koné , the Minister of Transport and his counterpart at Equipment, Amédé Kouakou. Gagan Gupta, the founder and CEO of Arise, was also present.
San Pedro becomes Arise’s second port investment after that of Owendo in Gabon. This terminal required more than 173 million euros in equity of more than 40%, and nearly 60% in debt. A pool banking