Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Minister of Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has indicated that women's participation in the maritime sector is crucial to growing Africa's Blue Economy. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of Women in Maritime of West and Central Africa (WIMOWCA), which is the newest International Maritime Organization (IMO) regional association for women in...
Future Global Resources (FGR), owners of Bogoso Prestea mine, says it has discovered material inaccuracies in information provided by Golden Star Resources (GSR), which FGR relied upon in deciding to acquire the Bogoso Prestea mine. In a statement, it said the financial impact of the inaccuracies is significant and that...
Following a petition by the Ghana Union of Traders' Associations (GUTA) and Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) to the Council of State to look into the recent high cost of goods, particularly construction materials, a former Chief Justice and member of the Council of State, Georgina Theodora Wood...
The Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa (CEMLAWS Africa) in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the Ministry of National Security, Ghana and Security Governance Initiative (SGI) yesterday, July 14, 2021 opened the much-awaited National Integrated Maritime Strategy Implementation Workshop at the Eastern...
As part of activities leading to the endorsement of the National Integrated Maritime Strategy (NIMS), the Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa (CEMLAWS Africa) in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the Ministry of National Security, Ghana and Security Governance Initiative (SGI) are...
19.447 billion metric tonnes and 353.8 million TEU (twenty-foot Equivalent Unit). From January 2020 to April 2021, the volume of cargo that have been through Chinese ports was almost 19.5 billion tonnes. Within the same period, the container throughput stands at over 350 million 20FT container equivalent units. Since the pandemic, China has been recovering faster...
The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) has reiterated its full commitment to improving the welfare of local seafarers in the country by recognising their unique contributions to the sector and the role they play. Director General of the Authority, Thomas Alonsi, said seafarers are valuable assets to the authority and therefore...
The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) is confident that Ghana’s maritime trade numbers will increase with consistent updates of its nautical chart by the National Hydrographic Office (NHO). Since the setting up of the NHO last year, the country has on a consistent basis been updating its nautical data to...
The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has vowed to clamp down on illegal smuggling and concealment of imported goods which arrive at Tema Port. This forms part of their commitment to combat importation of certain items which are prohibited due to economic and safety purposes. The was...
Experts at the Africa Sureties and Insurance Advisory Company (ASIAC) have said that insurers may not honour claims when vehicles other than bullion-vans or armored vehicles have been used to transport monies from one location to another, since that amounts to a violation of terms and conditions of the...
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