Women push for increased female participation in Maritime Industry

Government and players in the Port and Maritime Industry have been urged to institute deliberate interventions and policies that will allow for a broader and increased participation of women in the industry. Country Inspector for the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), Capt. Catherine Haizel, the Executive Secretary of the Ship Owners and Agents Association of […]

Security Agencies at ports assess preparedness to tackle national emmergencies

Security agencies operating within Ghana’s entry points and borders are undertaking various measures to intensify vigilance and enhance capacity towards keeping the country’s gates safe in the event of emergencies and unexpected occurrences such as pandemics and rapid migration. To this end, the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) with support from the Integrated Centre for Migration […]

We did not engage stakeholders before rolling out new charges-Shipping Lines confess

An Executive Member of Ship Owners and Agents Association of Ghana, (SOAAG) Adam Imoro Ayarna, has admitted that the Shipping Lines operating in the country did not engage the importing public in negotiations before deciding to increase its new charges that have been described by the trading public as excessive and arbitrary. Speaking on Eye […]

Importers and Exporters condemn Shipping Lines for arbitrary and excessive Increase in charges

The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana has chastised shipping line companies for their excessive increase in charges at Ghana’s Ports   According to the Executive Secretary of the Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana, Mr. Sampson Asaki GPHA increased its fees for the shipping lines by only USD 35. However, the shipping lines on […]