The Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce Ghana, Emmanuel Doni-Kwame has revealed that within the newly launched “For Better Business Together” (4BBT) program, the facilitators of the initiative will establish ICC Africa Centers of Entrepreneurship. According to him, the ICC Centre for Entrepreneurship will serve as a flagship...
Transit shippers have appealed to the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to impress on commercial banks operating in the country to accept financial transactions in CFA, a move that would greatly help boost economic activities with Francophone countries in the sub-region. The limited CFA transactions by the banks, they said, is...
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs has embarked on a monitoring and fact-finding visit to the Tema Fishing Harbour, to interact with producers and processors in the fishing industry in addition to observing industrial fishing vessels discharging fish at the fishing harbour. The members of the...
This year’s World Maritime Day was celebrated last Friday on 24 September in the form of an online event. A global audience heard how innovation, the maritime workforce and the role of industry and governments can work to realise shipping's sustainable future. They raised issues and highlighted solutions facing shipping, particularly...
The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) and the Cocoa Marketing Company (CMC) have hinted of the provision of some incentives to attract vessels to the Takoradi Port, especially to cart cocoa. The two bodies are to meet with the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) to finalise the incentives which are...
Every year, millions of cedis are paid as demurrage – fees importers pay for overstayed containers – to shipping lines. Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) consequently embarked on an educational drive to improve the situation, even though there has been some improvement, figures still remains high. According to the GSA, from estimation...
Speaking on Eye on Port, Dr. Kamal-Deen Ali, who is also a Retired Navy Captain said it has become incumbent upon Ghana, as a matter of urgency to focus its attention on the subject of piracy which has become a threatening menace to human life and trading in the...
Every year, millions of cedis are paid as demurrage – fees importers pay for overstayed containers – to shipping lines. Data from the research department of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) reveal that even though there has been some improvement since the authority begun an educational drive on the...
Management of Port Takoradi has revealed that despite steady growth in import traffic, there has been a significant drop in export cargo traffic at the port for the first half of 2020 as the result of an about-four-month long halt to manganese export through Port Takoradi. Speaking to the Eye...
Ghana being host of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat is something great for the nation, but being able to fulfil the goals of this initiative will be determined by strategic focus on infrastructure and industrialization, Mohammed Samara, Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Port Services (MPS) has...
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