Shippers’ Awards gets backing from industry regulator

The Ghana Shippers Awards, a few months after its launch has received tremendous participation of key stakeholders, companies and respected individuals within the shipping industry.The awards ceremony is scheduled to come off on 30th June, 2017 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, ... — Read More

Fight against piracy requires strong collaborations – Paramount Group

The fight against pirates, illegal fishing, and terrorism on the African continent requires stronger collaborations between governmentsand the private sector to tackle, Paramount Group, Africa’s largest defence and aerospace company has said.Eric Ichikowitz, Vice President of Paramount Group, made this call ... — Read More

First conference on International Trade & Finance slated for April

Rescue Shipping and Investment Agency, a Tema-based freight forwarding company, has put together plans to organise Ghana’s first ever conference on International Trade and Finance.The conference, dubbed: GITFIC 2017, will bring together players in the trade and finance sectors spanning across ... — Read More

Improved rail network will open up economy—GSA

Deputy CEO of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA), Sylvia Asana Owu, has lauded government’s quest to revamp the rail transport sector, saying would make the country’s ports more attractive neighbouring land locked countries, and ultimately open up the economy.“An efficient rail ... — Read More

Cargo throughput hits 14.23m metric tonnes

The country’s two seaports Tema and Takoradi ports handled a total of 14.23 metric tonnes of containerised cargo as at the third quarter of 2016; data from the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has shown.This indicates a 10.3 percent growth over the ... — Read More

Transit trade figures pick up

Confidence in Ghana’s economy by its landlocked neighbours of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, coupled with improved security along trade corridors, has steadily pushed up transit trade figures over the last few years.Figures from the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) indicate that ... — Read More

Takoradi Port activities still growing

The Takoradi Port last year recorded an annual total vessel calls of 1,601 compared to 1,525 calls in 2015. Showing a positive variance of 76units representing an increase of 5%.The increase recorded, is as a result of an increase in offshore ... — Read More

Gov’t seeks investors for marine drive project

Government is seeking private capital in the implementation of the Marine Drive Investment Project that was approved by Cabinet under the John Mahama-led administration.Mrs. Catherine Abelema Afeku, Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture designate told the Appointments Committee of Parliament that ... — Read More

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