Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) is the national port authority of Ghana, responsible for the governance, maintenance and operation of the ports of Ghana, principally the Port of Sekondi-Takoradi, and Port of Tema, and the Fishing Harbour at Tema. GPHA main offices are in Sekondi-Takoradi, and Tema.
|Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority|
|Country||Republic of Ghana|
|Director General||Paul Ansah|
|Director Of Port (Tema & Takoradi)||Edward Kofi Osei Capt. Eben Afadzi|
|Annual cargo tonnage||13,000,000 metric revenue tons (FY2010)|
|Annual container volume||1,000,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) (FY2011)|
|Passenger traffic||900,000 passengers (FY 2011)|
Ports and HarboursEdit
The Takoradi Harbour and Tema Harbour and ports serves Sekondi-Takoradi and Tema's role as manufacturing centers, and handles cargo in transshipment to and from bordering countries north of Ghana. The Golden Jubilee Terminal is a recently opened facility of the Tema port.
Fishing Harbour at TemaEdit
The Fishing Harbour at Tema is a separate port facility at Tema. It is a commercial and industrial fishing port composed of four main areas, Inner Harbour, Outer Harbour, Canoe Basin and Commercial Area. The harbour handles the catch from commercial deep-sea fishing and canoe fishing.
- Ghana Maritime official page
- Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority official page
- Maritime Organisation of West and Central Africa, Ghana
- OT Africa Online, Port of Tema
- Ghana Shippers' Council, Projects
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