Paterson Simons works with the biggest ports in West Africa, ensuring the delivery and commissioning of world-class lifting equipment, and then installing dedicated teams to maintain the fleet.

From Apapa, Dakar and Lomé to Tema, Takoradi, Cotonou, Abidjan and Douala our teams of lifting specialists keep ports and their customers operating at optimal efficiency. In the rigorous Central and West African environment our 70 years of experience in the region comes into play - we know what it takes, and we have the skills and suppliers to get your equipment operating at maximum up-time.

We proudly supply some of the world’s best heavy lifting brands: Konecranes, Manitowoc, Grove, Manitou, Terberg, Trelleborg, Alimak Hek and JCB as well as a wide range of hoist and rigging gear. Whether you are looking for a crawler crane, STS crane, overhead crane, mobile crane, forklift, reachstacker or lift truck we have the reach, back-up and on-the-ground expertise to get you the best equipment, with the best backup.

Port owners such as Bolloré, APMT and DP World and their customers across West Africa rely on us for exceptional crane and heavy lifting sales, service and support.

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Below: A Konecranes Empty Container Handler at LCT Terminal, Lomé in Togo.


Below: Our teams assembling RTG cranes at MPS Terminal, in Ghana.