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From the monthly archives: April 2018

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GPHA partners Diamond Cement to construct Keta Port

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Diamond Cement Ghana Limited, a leading cement producer, to begin the construction of a port at Keta in the Volta Region.According to the Director-General of GPHA, Paul Ansah, the move is in line withgovernment’s commitment towards to widen infrastructural development across various sectors of the economy.“In collaboration with Diamond Cement that dream of government is being fulfilled,” he said.

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Cargo traffic tipped to grow by 10% in 2018

Cargo traffic to the country’s two seaports has been tipped to continue along the present steady growth line, with an expected surge of 10 percent by year-end according to projections by the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA).The projections, the authority said, are based on the positive trend of the country’s seaborne trade over the last decade, which has seen traffic rise from 15.1 million metric tonnes in 2014 to 21.5 million metric tonnes last year.Specifically, growth was recorded in all the trade areas of import, export and transit, which saw 17.5 percent, 10.9 percent and 24.6 percent surges respectively in 2016 figures.

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