Ivory Coast - Burkina Faso
SITARAIL(Ivory Coast-Burkina Faso – 1995): majority shareholder (via SECAF jointly owned by Bollore and Comazar) and rail operator of the 1,249 km rail network of the bi-national railway concession.
CAMINHO DE FERRO DE BENGUELA
The Benguela railway is the central network providing access to the inner part of the country and connecting to the Katanga mining region (Kisengue, Kolwezi, Tenke). Interrupted during the war, the CFB route was in the ’70 the preferred route for Katanga mining exports, also offering an excellent alternative for the Zambian Copperbelt area.
CAMINHO DE FERRO DE MOCAMEDES
The Moçamedes Railway (CFM) is the Southern most of the 3 railways that compose the Angolan rail network. It connects Namibe (called Moçâmedes until 1985) to Menongue via Lubango, Matala and Dongo Novo (branching off to the Cassinga mining area (Jamba, Cateruca, Tchamutete).
VECTURIS has been active in Tanzania since 1999, initially on the central meter-gauge network with the TransAfrica Railways operation (shareholder and rail operator of the track access rights agreement over the national railways of Tanzania (TRC)).
More recently, VECTURIS has been advising two prospective rail clients of the Tanzania-Zambia rail corridor.
FERROCARRIL DEL PACIFICO (Colombia – 2013-Present): Rail operator of the rail concession running from the port of Buenaventura to La Tebaida (344 km).
CAMRAIL (Cameroon - 1998): majority shareholder (via SECAF jointly owned by Bollore and Comazar) and rail operator of the 1,110 km rail network of the concession over the national railways of Cameroon
The COMILOG contract is a mandate for procurement by delegation.
MADARAIL (Madagascar – 2003-2006 – transferred to Vecturis) : majority shareholder and rail operator of the concession over the national railways of Madagascar (Northern network)
TRANSRAIL (Senegal/Mali - 2007-2012): rail operator of the bi-national rail concession over the interconnected national railways of Senegal and Mali on behalf of a private concessionaire.
Democratic Republic of Congo
Vecturis (and its preceding structure Comazar), has been active in the current Democratic Republic of Congo for several years. First from 1995 to 1997, with Sizarail (at the time, the project was developed by South-Africa-based Comazar (of which the Belgian managing partners are Vecturis' founding partners)) and a second time in 2008, when Vecturis was awarded the technical assistance contract for the stabilization of the SNCC, a project funded by the World Bank.
At the end of 2011, the DRC Government extended and broadened the scope of the mission so as to implement its PTM plan, a project supported by the Government and the World Bank.