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  • 31 October 2013

    Mrs. Dzifa Attivor, Minister of Transport, on Wednesday said the expansion project of the Takoradi Port forms part of a master plan to develop the country’s ports. The Minister, who was speaking to the press during a visit to the Takoradi Port, said the master plan was drawn up before the country’s discovery of oil […]

  • 6 November 2014

      The Takoradi Port dredging program is scheduled to begin next month, according to the Director of the Takoradi Port, Capt. James Owusu Koranteng. The dredging works will be underway from December 10, 2014, until March 2015, followed by the construction of the quay wall which will end in 2016. Belgian dredging and marine construction […]

  • 31 October 2012

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) will start expansion works at the Takoradi Port in the Western Region this year, as part of measures to decongest the ports in the country. The Takoradi Port, which was built in 1928 by Sir Gordon Guggisberg, during the colonial era, has seen no major expansion since its […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, recently paid a brief working visit to the Takoradi Port to acquaint himself with the progress of the expansion works after cutting the sod late last year. The Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Mr. Richard A. Y. Anamoo, hosted the president and showed him […]

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: Dredger in New Suez Canal  Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. Boskalis: Latest Addition to Its Hopper Fleet  The naming ceremony of the Freeway, […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Takoradi Port dredging program, that will pave the way for other development projects to follow, is in full swing and on track for completion by late March or early April 2015. Jan De Nul’s Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) Nicolo Machiavelli is working on the project and has so far removed over 100,000 cbm of soil from […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Takoradi Port is currently undergoing major infrastructure development to be at par with international standards as well as to meet needs of maritime trade activities. This development project, when completed, will provide adequate berthing, mooring, wharf, warehousing and large open space facilities at the waterfront. Parliament of Ghana also recently approved a €160 million credit […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Takoradi Port breakwater development program is scheduled to commence from September 28, 2013. This phase will include the construction works on the Takoradi Harbour breakwater extension, according to myjoyonline.com. Regarding this plan, Mr Pascal Dumez, the project manager of Jan De Nul Group, stated that the quantity of rocks needed for this segment is […]

  • 18 May 2010

    Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has announced it is expanding the Takoradi port to get it ready to serve the needs of the oil and… [mappress] Source: ghanaweb, May 18, 2010;

  • 6 December 2013

    On 4 December His Excellency John Mahama, president of Ghana, visited the Jan De Nul Group worksite for the official sod-cutting of the Takoradi Port Expansion Project. This project will take 3 years to execute and foresees in the construction of 1.1 km of additional breakwater, the port deepening up to -14m/-16m and the construction […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the arrival of Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger ‘Niccolo Machiavelli’ on January 2, the Takoradi Port dredging program is already 75 percent complete. This dredging scheme, which will pave the way for other development projects to follow, is on track for completion by late March or early April 2015. When fully finished, the […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Parliament of Ghana approved a €160 million credit facility earlier this week to finance additional civil and dredging works at the Takoradi Port. The credit facility was secured by the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) from a consortium of international banks with the Government of Ghana acting as the guarantor for the GPHA. Among […]

  • 17 March 2014

    The President of Ghana, John Dramani has inspected a number of on-going projects in the Western Region, as part of his three-day official visit to the region. Some of the projects included the Takoradi Port Expansion Programme and the Sekondi Sea Defence Wall. The works, part of a government’s port infrastructure expansion programme, are carried […]

  • 28 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Murmansk Port: Jan De Nul Dredging Fleet Arrives (Russia) A fleet of dredgers of Luxembourg-registered Jan De Nul Group arrived in the waters of the Port of Murmansk on the Kola Peninsula.   Canada: Cobourg Marina Maintenance Dredging Kicks Off Beginning this week, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing annual maintenance at the northwest portion […]

  • 8 February 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: Construction of New Suez Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. VIDEO: Backhoe Dredger “Optimus” at Work  Wasa Dredging recently completed the blasting and dredging […]

  • 18 April 2010

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has designed a master plan for the redevelopment and expansion of the Takoradi Port to transform it into a modern and vibrant one to meet the challenges of the emerging oil and gas industry… [mappress] Source:graphicghana,April 18,2010;

  • 6 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 29 – December 6).   VIDEO: Honeymoon Beachfill Wrapped Up The City of Dunedin, Florida, has just announced that the $4.6 million beach renourishment work on Honeymoon Island is now completed.   Anchorage Park Scheme Opens The Eastern Solent […]

  • 4 December 2013

    President John Mahama will today perform a ground breaking ceremony for expansion works at the Takoradi Port. The works, part of a government’s port infrastructure expansion programme, is being carried out in phases to modernise the country’s ports to meet projected increases in maritime activities. While in the Western Region, the President will also inspect […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Takoradi Port dredging program that is paving the way for other projects to follow is progressing as planned and will be completed in two months, according to the Director of the Port, Capt. James Owusu Koranteng. In July 2009, the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) announced a $450 million project to rehabilitate and upgrade […]

  • 6 December 2013

    President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday said the Takoradi Port expansion project, which is slated to be completed in 2016 would create 3,000 jobs for all categories of workers. He said under the Chinese Development Bank loan facility, government would also embark on the Sekondi-Takoradi industrial city project, to create more job opportunities in the […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Takoradi Port Expansion Project, located in the Western region of Ghana, has officially started with the construction of a multipurpose on-dock Atlantic Container Terminal, the GhanaWeb reports.  The project, being developed by Ibistek Ghana Limited, will see the port basin dredged to a 16 meter depth and land reclamation for the building of five […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Takoradi Port which was constructed in 1928 by Governor Gordon Guggisburg to serve the interest of the British Colony is, for the first time, receiving a major expansion and facelift to become the hub for oil services in the country. The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) had signed an agreement with Viking Offshore […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    On August 31st, China Harbour officially signed Commercial Contract for Takoradi Port Infrastructure Development Project with Ghana Port Authority. The value of contract was around US 150 million dollars, with the construction duration of 36 months. The project mainly included demolition & reconstruction of facilities including old office buildings in the port, expansion reconstruction of […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ibistek Limited will begin the physical construction works on the development of the multipurpose Atlantic Terminal Services on-dock facility at the Ghana’s Takoradi Port in January 2019, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said in their latest announcement. The news comes after the signing of a project management contract with Royal HaskoningDHV of the Netherlands for […]

  • 7 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) signed an agreement with the China Harbour engineering Company (CHEC) for the first phase of the 150 million dollar Takoradi Port Infrastructure Development Project. According to ghanabusinessnews.com, Mr Richard Anamoo, Director-General of GPHA signed for the Authority, while Mr Yang Tao, Country Manager of CHEC, initialled […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jade Software’s port management software, Master Terminal has been selected by one of Africa’s busiest port operators, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, to operate two of the continents major sea ports. Ghana’s Tema and Takoradi ports which are some of the busiest terminals in West Africa are strategically located close to shipping routes and major […]