Conship boss lauds single window programme

The Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Shipping also known Conship, Dr. Macdonald Chimandas Vasnani, has lauded the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority and its technical partner, West Blue Consulting for successfully implementing the Ghana National Single Window Project.According to ... — Read More

Union rivalry hits Tema Shipyard

Junior Staff of the PSC Tema Shipyard have broken away to form a new union, and the Maritime and Dockworkers Union (MDU) of the TUC, which used to negotiate on their behalf, is up in arms, calling on the Labour Commission ... — Read More

Insurance scheme for fisher-folks

Star Micro-insurance Services Limited in partnership with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has signed an agreement to provide an Insurance Scheme for fisher folks across the country.The product, first of its kind in Ghana, protects them against perils of ... — Read More

US$398m Tema-Akosombo rail facility approved

Parliament has approved a US$398,330,000 commercial contract agreement for the design and construction of an 84.8 km single standard gauge railway line from Tema to Akosombo on an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis.The project, which forms the foundation of a ... — Read More

US$398m Tema-Akosombo rail facility approved

Government’s efforts at building an integrated intermodal system of transport to ease the pressure on the country’s busiest seaport as well as push up the gains from the maritime logistics transport value chain has gained significant grounds. This follows Parliament’s approval of ... — Read More

GPHA seeks €47m waiver on Takoradi Port project

The Ministry of Finance is seeking close to €47 million in tax waivers off the €160 million financing of additional civil and dredging works as part of the Takoradi Port expansion project.The waiver is in respect of customs duties, import tax, ... — Read More

Govt heats up “trade hub” agenda

Transport Minister, Fifi Fiavi Kwetey, says the ongoing aggressive infrastructural projects being witnessed at the ports affirm government’s quest to brand the country as the trade and transport hub of the sub-region.The development works, according to the minister, are efforts at ... — Read More

Bright prospects for sea trade sector

Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA), Dr. Kofi Mbiah, has assured of brighter prospects for the dominant sea trade sector.The shippers’ boss based his optimism on the recent increase in cargo throughput to the Tema and Takoradi ports ... — Read More

President launches Tema Port expansion project

President John Dramani Mahama has launched the start of major expansion works at Tema Port, near Accra.This ambitious project involves an upgrade and significant expansion of Ghana’s main seaport. The project is a Public Private Partnership between the Ghana Ports and ... — Read More

Fifi Kwetey touts Tema Port expansion

Transport Minister, Fifi Fiavi Kwetey, has indicated that the US$1.5 billion Tema Port expansion project will position the country’s largest sea port as the trade and investment gateway in the West African sub-region.The port expansion project will extend the capacity of ... — Read More

Revamp Volta Lake Transport Company—MDU boss

The Volta Lake presents a good opportunity for the country to develop a strong inland water transport system which would form an integral part of an intermodal transport system, Executive Secretary of the Maritime and Dockworkers Union of the Trades Union ... — Read More

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