The Ghana flagged Tuna Purse Seine vessel called Panofi Frontier that was hijacked by suspected Nigeria pirates in Benin waters on Wednesday at about 1400 hours has been located and guided to the Tema Port by the Ghana Navy. It is reported that there were 30 member crew on board...
The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) and the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have renewed commitments to facilitate trade by air through regular inter-agency engagements for the benefit of exporters and importers. The two state agencies made the pledge when the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority, Benonita Bismarck...
Hapag Lloyd, the world’s 5th largest shipping line, is now utilising the expanded connectivity, capacity and capabilities of the MPS Terminal 3 at the Tema port to tranship the traffic between South Africa and Europe in Tema. This is in fulfilment of the decision announced by Hapag-Lloyd on 1st October...
Director General of the Ghana Maritime Authority, Thomas Kofi Alonsi, has bemoaned the recognition given to seafarers globally - saying it needs to improve due to the high-risk occupation and enormous essence of their duties to the survival of economies. According to him, every sector of the economy greatly relies on...
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has admitted receiving port operations data from the Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) but says it is not in the requisite format hampering their ability to make meaning out of it to support the operation of the newly introduced Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS). “I...
The Ghana Revenue Authority has refuted claims that since introduction of the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS), the state has lost revenue. Rather, the authority has had its revenue projections on target even with the teething problems that greeted the start of the system on June 1, 2020. Commissioner General...
The Management of Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) says it has handed over all data from year 2002 to May 31, 2020 to the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in the requisite format. The management said the data was transformable, manageable, acceptable and transportable to any...
The Ghana Port and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has commissioned an association of consultants led by a M/S Sellhorn ingenieurgesellschaft mbH from Hamburg, Germany. The other consultants are pro Teln Service GmbH, PSP Architekin, ingenieure and a Ghanaian team from Yogarib Engineering Services Limited. The parties, GPHA and Sellhorning, executed the...
GH¢490m earned in 17 days GH¢1bn projected for June The Ghana Revenue Authority has said the state has lost no revenue since the introduction of the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS), but rather, the authority has had its revenue projections on target even with the teething problems that greeted...
The Technical Implementation Committee of the newly deployed single window system, Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS), has projected that it will commence 48-hour end-to-end clearance processes at the port effectively in the next six months. This is to ensure that ICUMS-related challenges are resolved and set goals are achieved. "From our...