The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and Berthing Meeting Association (BERMA), have held a continuing professional development training for its members.
The training was aimed at seeking improvements in the cargo processes at the Ports of Ghana and the role of the paperless system.
The Tema Branch Chairman of CILT- Ziad Hamoui, underscored the need for members to copiously work hard in upgrading their skills to be abreast with modern trends in the industry.
The Monitoring Manager of Tema Port, Nii Nii-Koi Amasah outlined the important role played by the Ports and Shipping industry in World trade.
A Principal IT officer from the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority, Francis Marfo, said the cardinal principle behind the Vice President’s directive to introduce the paperless system is to reduce cost and make the port as efficient as possible.
Revenue Officer, Samuel Kuma, who represented the Sector Commander of the Ghana Revenue Authority-Custom Division, took participants through the custom processes in clearing their consignments.
Emmanuel Obeng Addo, from Meridian Port Services said MPS will infuse a lot of technology to make the new terminal the best and most efficient in the whole of Africa.
Representatives from GCNet and West Blue also assured members of their readiness to provide state-of-the-art technological services to make the Port user-friendly.