98 percent of cases reported by transit shippers against police, customs and axle load operatives resolved by Shippers’ Authority-CEO

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority has resolved about 98 percent of complaints lodged against the police, customs officers and axle load operatives among others by shippers, particularly those engaged in the transit trade. The complaints were lodged via the E-platform system instituted by the Ghana Shippers’ Authority for reporting non-tariff barriers. Chief Executive Officer of the […]

Insure your goods with local insurance companies to reduce cost of doing business at ports-importers advised

Importers have been advised to insure their goods with local insurance companies to reduce their costs of doing business at the ports of Ghana. The Chief Operating Officer of the Ghana Life Insurance Company (GLICO), Mr Solomon Twum Barima said importers would make savings in their businesses because the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)-Customs Division would […]

Transport sector institutions committed to government’s development objectives-GPHA, GMA, GSA assures

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Ghana Maritime Authority, and the Ghana Shippers’ Authority, have reassured of their commitment to support government’s objective of using the ports of Ghana as a catalyst to attaining development and economic growth. At the recent state of the nation address, the president of the republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo […]

Ghana Shippers Authority projects 10% increase in cargo throughput for 2019  

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority, has projected an increase in overall cargo throughput of 10% for the year 2019.   According to the Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, Benonita Bismarck who addressed the media on the shipping quarter and outlook for the first quarter of 2019, their projection is premised on the expectation that the introduction […]

Transit trade gets boost as GSA signs MoU with Burkinabe counterpart

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its Burkinabe counterpart Burkina Shippers’ Council (CBC)to facilitate transit trade between the two countries. The MoU will define a bilateral cooperation between the two parties aimed at strengthening their roles in the promotion and implementation of policies geared towards continued improvement of […]