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Tema Port Expansion Project Workers Protest Poor Working Conditions

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Workers undertaking the Tema Port expansion project on behalf of Chinese Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) in Tema have embarked on an industrial action to demand for better conditions of service. Clad in red head and hand bands, the workers who were burning with fury, converged in front of the construction site of the Tema Harbour expansion project and chanted their ...

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Singapore And Antwerp Ports Delegation Visit GPHA

Delegation from Singapore and Antwerp Ports Visit GPHA

Prior to the commencement of the Presidential Conference on Port Efficiency organized by the office of the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, a 3-member delegation from the port of Singapore and port of Antwerp visited the Port of Tema to have a first-hand experience on the practical situations at the Port. The delegation also seized the opportunity to explore business ...

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Takoradi Container Terminal Opens For Business

Takoradi Container Terminal Opens For Business

Takoradi Container Terminal Limited (TACOTEL), the private off dock container terminal has commenced operations. The facility which is about 6minutes drive from the port of Takoradi has an operational floor capacity of 8700m² with a storage capacity of 7,500 TEUs to handle container devanning operations. With the commencement of operations at the terminal, the port of Takoradi can now boast ...

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GCNET Engages Shipping Lines

GCNET Engages Shipping Lines

Ghana Community Network Services, GCNet, has organised a stakeholder engagement with shipping lines and terminal operators to discuss some challenges confronting them in their work. The program was also used by GCNet to educate the shipping lines on some updates on their system. Among issues discussed are customs decision to enforce the submission of the electronic manifest for export. Currently, ...

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GPHA Director Gen, Tema Port Director Meet Dock Labour Workers

DG OF GPHA, DIRECTOR OF TEMA PORT MEET DOCK LABOUR WORKERS

The Director General of Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has assured workers of the Ghana Dock Labour Company of improved working conditions and a prompt resolution of issues confronting their pension scheme arrangements. Ghana Dock Labour Company is one of the main suppliers of labour to the port authority and the most of the agencies in the shipping business. However, ...

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Edward Osei Is Deputy Director of Tema Port

Edward Osei Appointed As Director of Tema Port

The Director General of Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Paul Asare Ansah has officially introduced one of his deputies who is the Director of Tema Port in the person of Edward Osei to the staff and management of Tema Port. Edward Osei, a business man and a lawyer by profession replaces Jacob Adorkor, the former Director of Tema Port. The ...

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Japanese Businesses Explore Business Opportunity At Tema Port

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A 40 member Japanese business delegation has visited the Tema Port expansion site to explore some business opportunities to deepen their understanding of the Ghanaian business environment. The group comprises representatives from the government of Japan, officials from JICA and private Japanese businesses including CEOs of some top Japanese companies. The delegation were first taken on tour of the Tema ...

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GPHA, West Blue Discuss Issues On Trade Facilitation

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The Chief Executive Officer of West Blue Consulting, the technical support partners to the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority says the Ghana National Single Window project since its inception has made giant strides in the country. According to Valentina Mintah, the single window has seen a 28.7% increase in GRA-customs import duties and levies collection in 2016. She ...

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GCNet Schools Clearing Agents On Letters Of Commitments

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Clearing agents have been advised to desist from acts that could place at the wrong side of the law and subsequently prosecuted for several offences. The Tema and Transit Manager of GCNet, Jimmy Allotey, said there is the need for the declarants to be honest in their dealings with the customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority so as to ...

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West Blue And IATA In Strategic Partnership

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West Blue Consulting, the Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority is working with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to ensure that aircrafts start using an electronic format called Cargo XML to submit their cargo data to customs before landing at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), Accra. The Cargo XML which is expected to replace the existing Cargo IMP will ...

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