New Report signals importance of ports to economic growth

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestA new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has identified ports and shipping sector in Africa as potentials for economic growth and

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GPHA Union threatens to ground port over MPS contract

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestWorkers Union of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has threatened to halt work at the Tema Port if

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We’ll deal with piracy – President declares in Sekondi

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given an assurance that the full force of the state security apparatus is being

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Government pushes for safety in shipping

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestThe Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has asked countries that have signed the Abuja Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-operate effectively

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Bollore sees West African ports’ capacity lasting for decade

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestBollore SA, the largest ports operator in Africa, said billions of euros of investment in upgrades to West African harbours

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COCOBOD takes huge step to enhance port operations

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestGhana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has purchased three 45-tonner Reachstakers (SMU 4535) valued at 1.4 million euros to enhance its port’s operations. 

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Importers decry delay in refund of suspended VAT at ports

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestDespite calls from the Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana for authorities to refund VAT charges paid on demurrages and

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Cargo traffic tipped to grow by 10% in 2018

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestCargo traffic to the country’s two seaports has been tipped to continue along the present steady growth line, with an

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Ghana calls for enforcement of maritime regime in sub-region

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestVice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said shipping is indispensable to international trade as most countries worldwide rely on seaborne

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Proposed cargo fumigation suspended indefinitely

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestGovernment has ordered the indefinite suspension of the proposed fumigation levy for shippers. The policy, aimed at fumigating all imported

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