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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.[1][2]

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority
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CountryGhana Republic of Ghana
Director GeneralPaul Ansah
Director Of Port (Tema & Takoradi)Edward Kofi Osei Capt. Eben Afadzi
Annual cargo tonnage13,000,000 metric revenue tons (FY2010)
Annual container volume1,000,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) (FY2011)
Passenger traffic900,000 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.[3][4]

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.[5]

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