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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

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