General Manager of the Tema Fishing Harbor, Kumi Adjei-Sam has assured stakeholders within the Tema Fishing Harbor enclave at a 3rd Quarter Stakeholders Meeting that renovation works to improve some areas including the Canoe Basin Shed Extension and the Fish Handling Shed are far advanced.
“Phase A of the canoe basin extension has been completed and handed over and is currently being used by the fish mongers over there. Work has commenced on phase B, C and D. The fish handling shed at the fish market, has also been completed,” he stated.
He also assured the stakeholders, that the Health post being constructed by the Authority would be completed for use by the end of the year 2018.
The General Manager admonished the stakeholders to devote to engaging in practices that would keep the Fishing Harbor clean and hygienic.
He also entreated them to comply with fire and safety regulations of GPHA in order to avert any form of potential hazards so as to protect life and property.
“When you are carrying gas cylinder in a very bad way it can explode as you saw in the video presentation. Now we don’t want the same thing to happen at the fishing harbor. When you are coming to the fishing harbor there is a way to carry the gas cylinder. If you are coming into the fishing harbor you have to make sure your cylinders are well arranged,” he advised.
The stakeholders appreciated the Fishing Harbor Management for their commitment to providing a conducive environment for doing business. They shared some concerns on how to further improve the fishing harbor.