Friday, October 7, 2022
The Deputy Commissioner in charge of Petroleum Operations at the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Baffour Yaw Anane Asare, has revealed that the Time Release Study to be undertaken by Customs will give Ghana’s ports a competitive advantage over its peers. He believes landlocked countries like Burkina Faso,...
The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) and the International Maritime Organisation have cautioned shippers in the sub-region to comply with amendments to chapter six of the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention on Verified Gross Mass of a container carrying cargo. Reports, according to the GMA, indicate that many vessels...
For close to 2 decades since its advent into the shipping and maritime environment in Ghana, the name of Meridian Port Services (MPS) has become synonymous to superior industry standards. As a company that thrives in excellent service delivery through innovation and utilising the power of technology, MPS has over...
The Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) has launched a research hub which is a brand-new initiative to provide far-reaching insights on cutting-edge research findings to assist policy decisions regarding International Trade on the continent of Africa and the world at large. GIFF over the past three (3) decades has front-lined activities such as competency-based Education and...
The Pilotage Board of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), is per the law of the authority mandated to regulate marine operations at Ghana’s ports. The board constitutes representatives from the Ghana Maritime Authority, the Ghana Navy, the Regional Maritime University, a retired marine pilot, the Harbour Masters of...
As part of measures to curb the challenges faced by exporters, the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) and the Bank of Ghana (BoG) have embarked on a nation-wide tour to sensitise exporters to appreciate the new regime of the Bank of Ghana (LoC). The move is to ensure sanity in the...
Five (5) Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the shipping and logistics industry have been honoured at the 5th Ghana Shippers Awards held on 19th August, 2022 at the Kempisnki Hotel in Accra. The awards highlighted the activities and roles of SMEs in the sector in supporting the growth of...
The Minister for Public Enterprises, Hon. Joseph Cudjoe, paid a working visit to the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) on Friday 26th August 2022 to interact with management and learn at first-hand the Authority’s operations. The visit afforded the minister an opportunity to share his vision and strategies for the achievement...
as Nick Danso Adjei adjudged Entrepreneur of the Year at Shippers Awards The Deputy Minister of Transport, Frederick Obeng Adom, has revealed that government is taking action to find a lasting solution to shipper complaints - including arbitrary charges and unapproved exchange rates used by some service providers. Mr. Obeng...
The Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) has commenced the construction of a Harbour Craft Jetty alongside preparations for operationalisation of the yard behind its 4th new berth at the Port of Tema. The Chief Executive Officer of MPS, Mohamed Samara, emphasised the need for the developments being undertaken which are...
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