VP Bawumia inaugurates new terminal, interchange at Takoradi

September 16, 2020 The Vice-President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has inaugurated a new terminal at the Takoradi Harbour to provide essential linkages in the oil and gas supply chain sector. The facility was built...

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Freight Forwarders lament clearance delays at ports

September 8, 2020 The Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) has described as unacceptable and frustrating the challenges of the paperless ports clearing system under the management of Integrated...

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GUTA requests 3-week grace period for members to mobilize funds to clear goods

April 27, 2020 The Ghana Union of Traders’ Association (GUTA), is appealing to government to give its members a three-week grace period to mobilize funds to clear their goods from the country’s...

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GPHA commences implementation of 20% container cargo agreement

April 21, 2020 Management of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has commenced the implementation of the 20 per cent retention of container cargo agreement it entered into with the shareholders...

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Govt orders suspension of demurrage, storage rent charges on all cargoes

April 20, 2020 The government has ordered the suspension of demurrage/detention, storage rent charges on all cargo that arrived at the ports since March 30, 2020, when the lockdown that was intended to...

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Coronavirus has not affected cargo vessel traffic into Ghana; says Maritime Authority

April 15, 2020 As fears of a global recession and shortage of food and other essential goods grow, the Ghana Maritime Authority says there is no noticeable reduction in cargo vessel traffic to the country...

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Takoradi port expansion takes off

August 6, 2019 Expansion works on the Takoradi Port have started with the construction of a multipurpose on-dock Atlantic Container Terminal.At the Takoradi Port last Thursday, the Chairman of Ibistek, Mr...

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Port charges down by 75%, as stakeholders laud paperless system

March 15, 2019 The cost of doing business at the country’s ports has reduced significantly from GH₵1,280 to GH₵320 since introducing the Paperless Port regime, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has...

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Sea freight sees 20% growth in 2018

January 10, 2019 Cargo traffic through the country’s two seaports saw 20 percent overall growth last year, Acting Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) Michael Luguje has...

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Paperless Port boosts half-year import revenue

August 2, 2018 The implementation of the National Single Window and Paperless Port System at the country’s sea ports is gradually yielding results to the admiration of importers and stakeholders....

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