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Send specially trained nurses and doctors to the ports – GRNMA

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The government has been urged to send specially trained doctors and nurses together with the required logistics to the ports, to identify and...
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Nigeria places alert at ports on novel coronavirus

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Nigerian authorities on Wednesday said screening measures have been heightened at the country's various ports of entry in response to the outbreak of the...

GCB Provides Over 30 Trucks To Improve Cocoa Purchasing In Ghana

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GCB Bank Limited, in eager anticipation to improve Ghana's cocoa sector, has provided over 30 trucks for the purchasing and carting of cocoa straight...

Ghana Drops From 108th to 120th According To WB Global Index.

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Mr Anthony Nyame-Baafi, Director of Multilateral, Regional and Bilateral Trade at the Ministry of Trade and Industry and also the Chairman of National Committee...
Wood-Exports

Ghana to tighten rules on duty payment at ports of entry

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To ensure tax revenue protection, Ghana is set to introduce a new set of rules at its ports of entry to regulate transit trading...
Photo taken on January 17, 2018 shows the busy automated container terminal at Port of Qingdao in east China’s Shandong province. (Photo by Zhang Jingang from People’s Daily Online)

Ports Have Vital Economic Significance to Growth – PwC

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A new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has identified ports and shipping sector in Africa as potentials for economic growth and unlocking of investment opportunities. The...
The annual volume of cargo handled at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in east China’s Zhejiang province surpassed 1 billion tons on Dec. 27, 2017. The port became the first one in the world to exceed that volume. For nine years in a row it has topped the list of global ports with the largest cargo handling capacity. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

Investment in ports could trigger economic growth in Africa – PwC

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A report released by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on Thursday show 25 percent improvement in ports performance could increase gross domestic product by 2 percent in...
The annual volume of cargo handled at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in east China’s Zhejiang province surpassed 1 billion tons on Dec. 27, 2017. The port became the first one in the world to exceed that volume. For nine years in a row it has topped the list of global ports with the largest cargo handling capacity. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

Ports efficiency improved – GMA

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The Ghana Maritime Authority has hinted that there is an improved efficiency at the ports since the coming into force of a Memorandum of...
Economics Shippers Demurage

Demurrage Payments Falls Drastically At Ghana’s Ports – GSA

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The Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA) says demurrage payments at the Ports of Tema and Takoradi reduced from US$95 million in 2016 to US$76 million...
Port-operation

GUTA Demands a Stop to Fumigation at Ports

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The Ghana Union of Traders’ Association (GUTA) has called on the government for the immediate cessation of fumigation exercise at the ports. It said: “We...
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KNUST, USAID partner to address post-harvest losses

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The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) acting in partnership with United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has set up a...
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Making paperless services at ports success – Stakeholders

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To help improve revenue collection as well as enhancing and facilitating the operations of goods clearing at the ports, the government in month introduced...

Customs World to help Ghana address paperless challenges

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Chairman and CEO of DP World, Ahmed Bin Sulayem has expressed optimism about the systems being introduced by his company; Customs world to breach...
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Key stakeholders fights paperless system at ports

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Despites applauds to government for its preparedness to help promote and facilitate speedy clearing of goods at the ports through initiating a paperless port,...
Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA)

GPHA to facilitate new billing system at ports

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The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) is set to deploy an electronic interface as part of measures to eliminate delays in processing payments...
Tema Port

Clearing goods at ports made easy

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In recent past, Ghana’s port operations have not lived up to international standards in terms of goods clearing. The lack of professionalism and unnecessary...

GPHA to crack down on illegal ports

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The Ghana Ports and Harbours (GPHA) has begun an operation to stop the development of small ports along the country’s coast.     In fact,...

Container demurrage costs Ghana US$100m annually

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The Chairman of the West African branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS), Mr Fred Asiedu-Dartey , has revealed that Ghana loses $100...

Tema: Meridian Ports Services Carry Out Tree Planting Project

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In furtherance of its long-standing pledge to conserve the environment, the Meridian Ports Services Limited (MPS), has embarked on a massive tree planting exercise...
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Tanzania to revamp piers, ports in its three giant lakes

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Tanzania plans to renovate all piers and ports in Lake Victoria, Tanganyika and Nyasa in the 2017/18 financial year in order to improve transportation...

GSA Urge Gov’t to Look at Reducing Taxes at Ports

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The Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA), is appealing to government, through the minister-designate for Transport  Kwaku Ofori Asiamah,  to consider reducing taxes and other charges...

Ivory Coast Ports Flooded With Cocoa

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Cocoa is piling up at ports and warehouses in Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest producer, after a plunge in futures prices prompted some exporters...
shippers

Shipping Lines Defy government to bill Terminal Charges amidst protest

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In a statement signed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI),Mr Seth Twum-Akwaboah for and on behalf...

Ghana Ports Make Car Importation Much Less Cumbersome

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A freight forwarder at Ricks Logistics has described Ghana’s port as an easier route for the importation of vehicles. The clearing agent confirmed that...
Tema Port Expansion

Don’t pay Terminal Handling Charges to Shipping Lines

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This follows a directive issued by the Transport Minister, Mr Fiifi Kwetey-MP , to the shipping lines to that effect after a consultative ...
import

Trade minister cautions against wrongful import declaration

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He said in as much as the government was eager to create a business-friendly environment, anything illegal that denied the state vital revenue for...
E-Zone

GRA introduces E-Zone facility at ports

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This is expected to facilitate payment of port charges and other services by exporters to the Authority. Exporters in the past have had to...
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Entrepreneur appeals for a vigorous infrastructural development investment

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She said public-private investment in the power sector, railways and ports, would create job opportunities and enhance socio-economic development. In an interview with the Ghana...
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GPHA’s New Revenue Center Inaugurated

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He said the complaints about multiple taxes are getting higher thereby raising a lot of eyebrows among the business community in Ghana and beyond. ...
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Shippers cry over high cost doing business

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Mr Robin Huws Barnes, Takoradi Branch Manager of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority, said the situation has made many shippers in the country non-competitive. He said...