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London Mining upgrades its Marine Logistics

London Mining upgrades its Marine Logistics

London Mining Company (LMC) on 25 May 2-13, took journalists on a conducted tour of the company’s marine and barging corridor off the Freetown Harbour.

Upgrading its marine logistics, London Mining  brought in another floating crane to improve its ship-loading capacity. The Floating Crane Transhipper Unit  (FCTU), ‘MV Miramar’, which arrived from India, floated off the Freetown Harbour on 25 May.

floating crane LMC

Head of Media Relations and Communications, Mr. Osman Lahai said that this new floating crane is an addition to the ‘Pride of Marampa’, the existing Floating Offshore Transhipment Platform. This means that the crane will augment London Mining barging fleet and increase the capacity to deliver the annual target of over 5 million metric tonnes of iron ore concentrate.

Mr. Osman Lahai

The company also has four marine barges and a new sea-river vessel that are used to load iron ore from the Thofeyim River Terminal in the Maforki Chiefdom, Port Loko District.

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