Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) has been awarded the International Organisation Standardisaion (ISO) standards; Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2015), Environmental Management System (ISO 14001:2015) and Occupational Health and Safety Management System (ISO 45001:2018) in its first year of operations forming the integral management system. The scope of the ISO certification...
Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 numbers, the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) might be backtracking on its projections for 2021 as the authority has taken a cautiously optimistic posture towards cargo volumes expected for this year. The GPHA was anticipating a 10 percent increase in volumes achieved...
Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Shipping Agencies Limited (Conship) - an indigenous freight forwarding, oil and gas services and ship agency - MacDonald Vasnani is making a strong case for government to reserve the freight forwarding and clearing business solely for locals. According to Mr. Vasnani, local companies have the capacity...
Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS), the leading Container Terminal/Port in West Africa, has achieved another milestone by successfully receiving MSC Natasha which loaded about 2,200 containers at Tema Port. The MSC Natasha started her voyage from the Far East port of Dongguan Anch in the early hours of 14th October...
The Ghana Police Service has been called on to as a matter of urgency eliminate the incidence of unnecessary police checks on transit truck drivers using the transit road corridor in order to facilitate transit and regional trade. Transit cargo handled through Ghana’s ports in 2019 alone was one million,...
The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has cautioned importers and exporters to stop engaging in illegal activities during their shipping transactions, saying there will be no mercy for any shipper once a transaction has been classified as illegal. According to the GSA, its offices across the country receive multiple complaints every...
A two-week course on Developing a Maritime Security Culture in the Gulf of Guinea, organised by the Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Centre (KAIPC), has opened in the Western Region capital of Takoradi. The pilot course is the first of the capacity building outputs project on enhancing regional research, capacity...
In accordance with International Ship and Port Facility Security Code, the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority’s Security Department, has conducted its quarterly drill to ensure that the alertness levels of the Authority’s security personnel stay at its high levels. The scope of the exercise, which was held on the 21st...
The executives of the 2019/2020 batch of the National Service Personnel, numbering 481, whose tenure was somewhat shortened by the Coronavirus pandemic have presented some items as a token of their gratitude to the Port Authority for the opportunity given them. The items include 2 branded benches for the Transport...
Ghanaian students who graduate from accredited tertiary institutions are required by the nation’s laws to undertake a one-year national service at a recognized establishment, both private and public in various sectors within the nation to gain some working experience and also contribute to developing such organizations. The Ghana Ports and...
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