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Ghana Shippers Authority Wades Into Missing Cranes

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers Authority, Sylvia Asana Owu

The Ghana Shippers Authority has waded into the controversial missing cranes contained in 12 40 ft. containers in the port of Tema. It would be recalled that the Managing Director of Business Port, Abdul Fatai Rasak walked into the offices of Eye on Port to lament the seizure and subsequent allocation of his 3 set of cranes which were contained ...

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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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Ghana Shippers Authority Records Increase In Cargo Throughput

Sylvia Asana Owu

The Ghana Shippers Authority says it recorded an increase of about 10% in cargo throughput through the ports of Ghana for the first three quarters of the years 2016 and that of 2015. Speaking in an interview with Eye on Port, Sylvia Asana Owu, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers Authority said in 2015, they recorded a ...

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New VGM Draft Regulations Spark Controversy Among Shippers

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The Greater Accra Regional Shipper Committee has bemoaned the introduction of some new amendments to the regulations of the verified gross mass of containers (VGM). The verified gross mass of containers, which is an International Maritime Organization regulation came into effect on July 1, 2016 which made it mandatory for every container meant for export to be weighed. The Ghana ...

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Maritime Courier holds one day seminar on shipping

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A one day seminar on shipping has been organized by Maritime Courier Publications for players in the maritime industry. The seminar brought together representatives from Customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, West Blue Consulting, Ship Owners and Agents Association of Ghana (SOAAG), Ghana Shippers Authority, Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF), clearing agents, among others do deliberate on how ...

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