Monday, May 23, 2022
The Italian Ambassador to Ghana and Togo, Daniela d’Orlandi, has assured of her country’s continued support to the fight against maritime piracy and illicit activities in the Gulf of Guinea.She revealed that the Italian Frigate, Luigi Rizzo, which has been deployed in the Gulf for about two years is...
Leading oil and gas and maritime services provider, Adonai Shipping Ghana Ltd., has announced its strong interest in Ghana’s maritime logistics and transport value chain as it seeks to play a pivotal role in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).This new focus, according to the company, will be...
An attempt to haul a net with a bumper catch in very heavy seas has resulted in the capsising of the MV Comforter 2 fishing vessel 43 nautical miles off the coast of Elmina, preliminary investigations by the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) has revealed.A statement by the GMA, copied...
A Ghanaian fishing vessel, MV Comforter II, sank on Friday dawn 97 nautical miles south of Takoradi, along the western coast of Ghana, Marine Police, Railways and Ports Command sources have confirmed.A Chinese Sailor, Cai Tuanqui, 62, died and the body has been deposited at the International Maritime Hospital...
Freight Forwarders have expressed concern about auctioning process shrouded in secrecy, and therefore call for transparency and fairness to be exercised within the auction process at the ports.According to the Chairman of the Tema Chapter of the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders, Forwarder Johnny Mantey and the Acting President...
A new mobile application that would enable shippers to hire the services of hauliers, remotely at the ports of Ghana, will be launched by the close of June 2022.This revelation was made on the Eye on Port program by the Executive Secretary of the Joint Association of Port Transport...
An estimated 20-plus clearing and forwarding agencies who share the same office complex are currently stranded following an impromptu eviction action in Tema. As a result, many importers and exporters who rely on the work of these clearing agents risk the loss of very key documents needed in the import and export cargo clearing process. The event...
A delegation from the National AfCFTA Coordination Office, led by its head, Dr. Fareed Kwesi Arthur has paid a working visit to the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA). The visit was a step towards fostering the needed relationship between the two entities towards the national objectives within the Continental Free Trade Area. The Head...
The Secretary-General of the AfCFTA Secretariat, Wamkele Mene, has paid a working visit to Kenya’s Port of Mombasa to witness first-hand improvements in ports infrastructure that has led to significant growth in the country’s trade within the East African region.Port Mombasa is a gateway port to most of the...
Pundits have praised the President’s announcement to fully reopen the land borders, emphasising the benefits to traders who conduct businesses along and across Ghana’s borders.However, this comes with continued apprehension over the lingering impediments to which exist across the transit corridors and borders of Ghana and her West African neighbours.Speaking on Eye on...
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