The Acting Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority have toured the Tema Port expansion site.
The visit was to afford the management team the opportunity to appreciate work carried out so far on the 1.5billion dollars Tema Port expansion project.
The project when completed will expand the port to three times its current size.
The GPHA team first visited the offices of Meridian Ports Services were they were received by the CEO of MPS, Mohammed Samara.
Briefing the team, Mohammed Samara said the MPS terminal has been automated and its capacity increased which has therefore seen in increase in productivity.
He revealed that so far, 750 meters of breakwaters have been constructed into the sea which is facilitating the progress of work.
Mohammed Samara further revealed that by December 2018 one of the berths would be ready.
For his part, Paul Ansah said it is the position of government that Ghana’s ports are positioned favourably in the West and Central Africa.
The team later visited the port expansion site where they were briefed by the supervisor in charge.