Stakeholders in port clearance chain discuss inefficiencies in the port

Stakeholders in the port and maritime industry have registered their displeasure towards some of the inefficiencies associated in the cumbersome clearance process at Ghana’s ports in a forum organized by the Ghana Integrity Initiative in Accra. An Assistant Commissioner, Paul Nkrumah-Ababio, lamenting revenue leakages created by diverted transit cargoes, stated that the tracking devices used […]

PMAWCA 40th Council Meeting: participants discuss state’s role in Maritime and Port economy

The plenary sessions of the 40th Council Meeting of the Port Management Association of West and Central Africa centered on discussions such as The Role of the state in the maritime and port economy- experiences of PMAWCA’s ports in relation to worldwide practices and the involvement of public and communal regulatory authorities in the management […]

GPHA workers heed president’s call-resolves to go for negotiations with MPS over port operations

His Excellency the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo has offered the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) and Meridian Ports Services (MPS) another window of opportunity to negotiate operational conditions at the Port of Tema. The Acting Director of Port, Tema, Mrs. Sandra Opoku disclosed this to the in a telephone conversation. According […]

Port ladies get new uniforms-says it will inspire confidence and propel efficient service delivery

There is currently a growing level of interest to increase and improve the participation of women in the Ports, Shipping and Maritime Transport Industry globally and nationally. At a recently held 6th Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Africa Region Conference in Ghana, the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Kitack Lim […]