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SERENE INSURANCE URGES GHANAIAN TRADERS TO PURCHASE ITS ATTRACTIVE MARINE INSURANCE POLICIES

Serene Insurance, one of Ghana’s leading indigenous insurance companies has called on the trading public to purchase its attractive marine insurance policies during the importation and exportation of their goods to and from the country.

Marine Insurance has become imperative for shipping worldwide from both a legal as well as a business perspective. Its importance to international trade cannot be overemphasized.

Speaking on Eye on Port on the impact of marine insurance o...
May 05,2021

EXPANSION WORKS ON DRY BULK TERMINAL AT PORT OF TAKORADI STEADILY PROGRESSING

Expansion works on the dry bulk terminal at the Port of Takoradi is steadily progressing.

When completed the dry bulk terminal would be equipped with modernized equipment for handling increased volumes of bauxite, manganese, clinker, gypsum, limestone and other varieties of bulk cargoes significant to everyday domestic and industrial use.

Phase 1 of the Dry Bulk Terminal has its jetty of 800 quay wall with draft of -16m CD completed and considered to be the deepest bulk jetty ...
May 05,2021

ULTRA MODERN LIQUID BULK TERMINAL AT PORT OF TAKORADI TO BEGIN OPERATIONS MAY 16, 2021

The New Ultramodern Liquid Bulk Terminal at the Port of Takoradi, commissioned by the Vice President in September 2020, is expected to begin operations by May 16, 2021.

The state-of-the-art liquid bulk terminal which cost about USD 56.7M was built and would be operated and managed by Marshall Oil and Gas Services, a subsidiary of the IbisTek Group of Companies.

It consists of a -14m chart datum, 5 loading arms for the various petroleum products which are petrol, diesel, LPG, h...
May 05,2021

71% COMPLETED ATLANTIC MULTIPURPOSE TERMINAL TO BE DELIVERED BY NOVEMBER 2021

The Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Terminal Services, Dr. Felix Nana Sackey, has assured of the timely delivery of 1st phase of the Atlantic Multipurpose Terminal project which is currently 71% complete.

He said, “We are at the tail end of the construction and we believe that come November 2021, this facility would be ready for operations.”

The construction of the 1st phase of the project which cost USD 210m began in August 2019 and has seen dredging of a 600m...
May 05,2021

GRA EMBARKS ON INCREASED DIGITALIZATION FOR EFFECTIVE REVENUE MOBILIZATION

As part of efforts to make the payment of taxes more convenient, increase compliance and widen the tax net, the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has rolled out some initiatives in its digitalization drive.

Effective June 1 2021, the Ghana Revenue Authority will cease accepting personal and corporate cheques for payment of taxes and duties at the Ports of Ghana.

Speaking on Eye on Port, the Head of Audit at the Large Taxpayer Office (LTO) of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Dr. Martin...
April 30,2021

GPHA, GPMS CONDUCT OIL SPILL RESPONSE DRILL

As part of continuous efforts to promote safe maritime operations in Ghana’s waters, the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has assisted the Ghana Petroleum Mooring System (GPMS) to conduct an oil spill response drill.

The drill, which is expected to be done periodically is to augment the state of readiness of GPMS to contain and salvage any oil spills that may occur offshore during the handling of petroleum cargo that arrive in the country.

The petroleum company after t...
April 30,2021