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Acting DG Of GPHA, Meets Management, Staff

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The Minister of Transport, Kweku Ofori Asiamah has finally handed over to the acting Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Paul Asare Ansah. Prior to his appointment, the Minister of Transport was overseeing activities at the port authority. At a management meeting Kweku Ofori Asiamah charged the acting Director General to bring everyone on board towards ensuring ...

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59% Increase In Transit Trade Recorded By GPHA

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The Golden Jubilee Terminal at the Tema Port in 2016, recorded a 59 per cent increase in the number of transit trade it handled during the year. A total of 44,000 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) were handled showing a 59 per cent increment over the 27,810 worked on in 2015. Mrs Esther Gyebi-Donkor, Golden Jubilee Terminal Manager, disclosed this to ...

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GPHA Director General Meets Takoradi Port Staff

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The Acting Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has met staff of the port of Takoradi at a durbar to interact with them and address some of their concerns. The durbar was attended massively by staff and management of the Port of Takoradi. Addressing the gathering, Paul Ansah promised to revive the transit business in Takoradi which ...

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Tema Port Expansion Contractors Call On Nana Addo

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A delegation from Bolloré Transport & Logistics, APM Terminals and Meridian Port Services Ltd, the shareholders of the $1.5 billion Tema port expansion project, on Thursday paid a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo to congratulate him on his election to the high office of President. The delegation, which was led by Cyrille Bolloré, Chairman of Bolloré Transport & Logistics, indicated ...

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Customs Officers Trained To Detect Fraudulent Documents

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Detection of fraudulent documents submitted by clearing agents to officials of the customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has been identified has a major challenge to the customs division. Some traders and clearing agents are said to be presenting fake and altered documents for the clearance of their goods ostensibly to evade taxes which leads to the state loosing ...

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CEO of Namibian Port Authority Hails GPHA

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The Chief Executive Officer of the Namibian Port Authority, Bisey Uirab has hailed the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority for leading the way into port development in the West African sub region. He said it is commendable, the initiative the port authority has taken to expand both the Tema and Takoradi ports to receive larger vessels. Bisey Uirab disclosed this ...

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SOAAG Holds Cocktail Get-Together for Stakeholders In the Maritime Industry

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  The Ship Owners and Agents Association of Ghana, (SOAAG) has organized a cocktail get-together for stakeholders in the maritime industry. The purpose of the cocktail get-together was to bring industry players together so as to reflect on activities in the year 2016 and share ideas as to how 2017 can be a better year for the shipping industry. In attendance ...

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Paul Ansah Succeeds Anamoo As GPHA Director General

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The President, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Mr. Paul Asare Ansah as the acting Director-General of the Ghana Ports and harbors Authority (GPHA). He takes over from Richard A.Y Anamoo. A statement signed by the president on February 22, 2017 said “pursuant to section 8(2) of the GPHA Act 1986 (PNDCL160). I hereby appoint you to act ...

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Safe bond terminal to reduce vehicle clearance time

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The Minister of Transport Kweku Ofori Asiamah has charged management of the safe bond terminal in Takoradi to endeavor to reduce the time of clearance of vehicles from the terminal by creating a one stop shop point for payment of duties. This, according to him will relieve importers of the stress they would have to go through because they move ...

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Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition Visits Tema Port

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The Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition has commended the port authority for the transparent manner in which they conduct their activities. A delegation from the coalition visited the port authority to discuss the issues of corruption, how people perceive the port and how such issues can be resolved. The visit formed part of USAID’s accountable democratic institutions and systems strengthening project, ADISS ...

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