Friday, January 22, 2021
Centre for International Maritime Affairs, Ghana (CIMAG), an advocacy group, is challenging freight forwarders to take advantage of digitization so that they become relevant in the maritime sector to push the industry forward. Recognizing their key role in revenue mobilization and national development, the group charged the freight forwarders to...
Management of the International Maritime Hospital (IMaH) is encouraging the general public to take advantage of its newly launched oncology services to get screened for various cancers and cancer related diseases as they guarantee top class expert treatment, in situations where possible traits of cancer are detected. “IMaH is positioned...
The Director General of the Burkina Shippers’ Council (CBC), Erve Sebastien Ilboudo has lauded the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) for its commitment towards the promotion and facilitation of transit trade. According to Mr. Ilboudo, the GSA has over the years has put in a lot of effort to ensure trade...
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...
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