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SHIPPERS AUTHORITY URGES TRUCK OWNERS, DRIVERS TO ADHERE TO BEST PRACTICES ON TRANSIT CORRIDOR

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority in collaboration with its stakeholders in the trade and transport industry has held a sensitization workshop for haulage truck drivers and owners on key issues that impact the conduct of transit trade along Ghana’s corridors.

Key among the issues discussed include road safety, the transportation of dangerous and hazardous cargo as well as the haulage truck driver’s role in avoiding unnecessary cost in the shipment of transit cargo throug...
June 10,2021

DIRECTOR OF TAKORADI PORT HIGHLIGHTS GPHA’S COMMITMENT TO HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AS 72 SECURITY PERSONNEL PASS OUT

The Director of the Port of Takoradi, Capt. Ebenezer Afadzi, has stated that Ghana’s ports are committed to ensuring its human resource have the requisite capacity necessary for the delivery of world class services to its clients.

The Director of Port, who was speaking during a passing out ceremony for 72 security personnel, said it is in this light that the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority organizes regular and mandatory training programs for its new recruits.

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June 10,2021

67 STUDENTS FROM THE NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES STAFF COLLEGE VISIT PORT OF TEMA

Steps to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Ghana and Nigeria towards improved maritime security are ongoing.

67 students from the Nigerian Armed Forces Staff College have visited the Port of Tema as part of a study tour to boost information exchange with respect to trending security issues such as maritime security.

“The purpose of our visit is to research on topical issues affecting the African subregion. This year our theme is National Efforts towards Improved R...
May 26,2021

DEP. COMMISSIONER AT CUSTOMS CALLS FOR INCREASED CONTAINERIZATION OF TRANSIT CARGO

The Deputy Commissioner in Charge of Ethics and Good Governance at the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Alhaji Seidu Iddrisu Iddisah has called on policy makers in Ghana to enforce the international practice where goods bound for transit must be containerized.

The Deputy Commissioner who was speaking on the Eye on Port programme, said this is important for the purposes of security of cargo, proper tracking and monitoring and road safety.

According to him, cargo...
May 12,2021

TRANSIT TRADE TO BE GIVEN BOOST WITH NEW E-CARGO TRACKING SYSTEM

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in collaboration with its partners from the United States of America, under the Security Governance Initiative is working towards the introduction of a modern e-cargo tracking system.

According to the Deputy Commissioner in Charge of Ethics and Good Governance at Customs, GRA, Alhaji Seidu Iddrisu Iddisah, the e-tracking system when deployed will provide durable smart devices with long lasting battery life that can trigger alar...
May 12,2021

TESTING FOR SHIP’S CREW AT GHANA’S PORTS REMAIN STRICT DESPITE SEEMING PANDEMIC FATIGUE

The General Manager in Charge of Health Services at the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Dr. Vitus Victor Anaab-Bisi has emphasized that the Port Authority and its allied stakeholders remain stringent in the application of the standard protocols for crew embarkation and disembarkation at the ports of Ghana.

Responding to some reportage that circulated the media space suggesting that the ports have neglected testing procedures for ship’s crew, the Head of Health Services at GP...
May 12,2021