The Grimaldi Group, one of the largest shipping passenger transport operators in Northern Europe and the Mediterranean, has christened one of its largest vessels in the new G5 class of ro/ro multipurpose ships after the Port of Tema. At an impressive ceremony at the Port of Tema to christen the...
Plans are far advanced for the rollout of the maritime single window program intended to facilitate vessel clearance at Ghana’s ports. The digital platform will incorporate the activities of shipping lines and regulatory agencies and enable them share information so far as the clearance of vessels at the port is...
The global maritime trade is expected to see a steady growth of 2%–2.4% on the 2023 figures by the end of 2024. In the medium term, however, a 4% increase is expected to be seen by the end of 2028. Citing these predictions from UNCTAD, Drewry, Clarksons, Clyde and Co, Maritime...
By Emmanuel AKOMEA The Minister of Finance Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam has announced plans to streamline port charges following a visit to the Tema port and discussions with Customs officials and agents. The decision seeks to tackle the multitude of charges at the country's sea ports, curb duty evasion and...
  The Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA) has provided reassurance to shippers that they will not face additional fees and charges as a result of delays in clearing their goods caused by disruptions in internet services. These disruptions have been particularly problematic due to an ongoing internet blackout stemming from cuts to...
A three-member delegation from the Cameroon Shippers Council (CNSC) paid a courtesy call on the new Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) on Monday, 4th March 2024. The delegation, led by Faliki Aicha, Assistant Director of Trade Facilitation at the CNSC, also included Lewono Mbassi Marguenle, Export...
The Tema Port Fire and Safety Manager, Edward Heyman, has touted GPHA’s proactive efforts in fostering a culture of safety, expressing confidence for continued safe operations at Ghana’s seaports. This he said has been made possible by the various interventions set in place by management, with help from external stakeholders...
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has acquired certifications in ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 and ISO 27001:2013. These certifications offer a standardized framework for the organization to demonstrate its commitment to quality, health and safety at work, environmental sustainability, and information security. These certifications not only enhance...
The General Manager in Charge of Estate and Environment at the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, James Benjamin Gaisie, has stated that the Port Authority is ensuring that dust produced during the discharge of clinker is reduced to the barest minimum in order to rid the port environment of...
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority recognizes its wealth, strength and future lie in the health and safety of its staff and stakeholders as well as the general sustainability of the environment. The organization therefore prioritizes the provision of a safe working environment for all its employees and port...