Lawyer Kwame Gyan, Chairman and Director of IBISTEK Limited “a wholly Ghanaian company” says, the company is looking for possible ways ofpartnering the United Kingdom(UK) firms in developing the water front development project at the Takoradi Port. “We are looking at the possibilities of British firms partnering with us in...
Meridian Port Services (MPS) has awarded the second largest contract in the ongoing Tema Port Expansion project for land and civil works worth $120 million. The contract was awarded to a consortium formed by EIFFAGE Génie Civil  which is the fifth largest construction company in Europe and 12th largest in...
The Commissioner of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Isaac Crentsil, has ordered that all intermediary transactions between Customs officers and goro boys at border points should cease with immediate effect. The agents or goro boys at the Ghana-Burkina Faso borders hitherto charged an amount of 10,000 CFA...
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) and its allied agencies and companies have concluded a week-long trade mission to Burkinabe capital, Ouagadougou. The trade mission was organised as part of the Acting Director General of GPHA, Paul Asare Ansah’s initiatives aimed at attracting the transit business to the country’s...
DP World, a leading enabler of global trade, has hinted of plans to come into Ghana and collaborate with the government in port operations, in furtherance of government’s vision of making the country a trade hub within the sub-region. Suhail Al Banna, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of DP...
The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) has said it will not succumb to any pressure, whatsoever, to reverse its decision to increase the maritime safety and security charge paid by shipping lines from US15cents to 50cents. During a stakeholder engagement with representatives of shipping lines and other regulators in the shipping...
The Ghana Shippers Awards, a few months after its launch has received tremendous participation of key stakeholders, companies and respected individuals within the shipping industry. The awards ceremony is scheduled to come off on 30th June, 2017 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra. Notable and most recent to this endorsement is...
Tullow Oil plans to drill new wells and boost output at its TEN field off the coast of Ghana to 80,000 barrels per day (bpd) once a maritime border dispute with Ivory Coast is resolved, the company said on Wednesday. The London-listed company will also invest in exploring for new...
The closure of the Yapei Steel Bridge in the Central Gonja District of the Northern Region for 30 days for maintenance works is expected to adversely affect transit trade on that corridor. The 240-metre bridge over the White Volta is the only convenient route that links the north to the...