The Parliament of Ghana’s Committee on Roads and Transport paid an official visit to the Tema Port Expansion Project site last week, local media reports.
During the tour, the committee was informed about the general progress of port expansion construction works.
The Meridian Port Services (MPS) Senior Management team hosted the officials and displayed a presentation about the background of MPS, present and the future of its business activities including the Tema Port Expansion Project.
Mohamed Samara, the CEO of MPS, indicated that due to the shareholders’ solid financial commitment, coupled with stable and robust project finance from the IFC, the MPS project team and all the contractors had their entire focus on the job which is reflected in the ongoing excellent project progress.
According to Samara, it is expected that the first two berths will be fully functional by the end of June 2019, where Terminal 3 will go-live and be open for receiving commercial vessels as well as receive and deliver containers from/to shippers and consignees.
The 3rd New Berth will by operational in the 1st Quarter of 2020, ahead of the scheduled completion in June 2020.