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Amaris Terminal Provides One-Stop-Shop for Exporters

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The Port Community in September 2016 welcomed a new ultramodern export terminal called the Amaris Terminal. Management of Amaris terminal has assured the exporting public of a one stop shop services for their export activities. Amaris terminal is currently licensed by the Ghana Port and Harbor Authority and some of the activities it offers include export stuffing, container handling and ...

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West Blue Consulting Enhances PAARS application

West Blue Consulting, a business and IT-consulting and technologywho are providing technical support for the customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has enhanced the Pre-Arrival and Assessment Report System (PAARS) of the Ghana National Single Window. PAARS is an integrated system which cuts down the human elements, processes and duration of post and cargo clearance in a transparent manner. This ...

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Greater Accra shipper committee Schooled on Air Cargo and Bill Security

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The Greater Accra Shipper Committee has been schooled on an initiative called Air Cargo and bill security by the Ghana Civil Aviation. The programme is expected to help regulate various stakeholders in the shipping industry so as to ensure the safety and security of cargoes. The Greater Accra shipper committee is made up of exporters and importers who meet regularly ...

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MPs Hail GPHA

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The Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism has commended the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) for the security measures put in place in ensuring that the safety of cargo both inside and outside of the Port is guaranteed. The committee led by its chairman, Daniel Titus Glover hailed the port authority when they visited the GPHA to ...

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Regional Maritime University Students Urged To Take Advantage Of Opportunities In Maritime Industry

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Students of the Regional Maritime University have been urged to take their education seriously in order for them to contribute effectively and meaningfully to the development of Ghana’s maritime industry. The Minister of Fisheries made this call in a speech delivered on her behalf by the deputy director at the ministry at a durbar organised by the student representative council ...

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Ghana Shippers Authority, Borderless Alliance Collaborate To Improve Transit Trade

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In 2016, Ghana did 1million tons of transit trade cargo translating to a lot of movement of about 25000 heavy trucks on the country’s roads. It is therefore necessary for the issues affecting the transit trade to be resolved in order for the country to rake in the needed revenue from that trade. The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has ...

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GPHA Boss, Management of MPS Visit Port Expansion Site

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The Acting Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority have toured the Tema Port expansion site. The visit was to afford the management team the opportunity to appreciate work carried out so far on the 1.5billion dollars Tema Port expansion project. The project when completed will expand the port to three times its current size. The GPHA team ...

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Minister of Roads and Highways, DG of GPHA and CEO of MP Visit Tema Motorway Expansion Site

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The Minister of Roads and Highways Kwasi Amoako-Atta, Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Paul Asare Ansah and the CEO of Meridian Port Services (MPS), Mohammed Samara have visited the Tema motorway roundabout to inspect the ongoing expansion of the roundabout. The visit by the minister was to have firsthand information of the expansion works going ...

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Port Security Committee Holds Training Dubbed “Nkabom”

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The port security committee comprising the national security, customs, BNI, port security, port fire and safety have undertaken a security exercise dubbed Nkabom. The committee is required to hold drills and exercises frequently to test the readiness of the committee to the threats which are identified in the port facility security plan. This is a requirement under the International Ship ...

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USAID Delegation Visit Tema Port

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A 3-member delegation from the USAID has paid a visit to the Port of Tema as part of a study related to the West African Transit corridor. The USAID commissioned an international transit corridor study to seek better understanding of the challenges and opportunities along the Ouagadougou-Tema transit corridor. The Tema Port Authority is considered as an essential stakeholder regarding ...

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