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  • 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 […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Parliament has approved a credit facility agreement for an amount of €197 million to finance the design, civil and dredging works at the Takoradi port. The agreement which is between the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) with the government of Ghana as guarantor and the KBC bank NV, Belfius Bank SA/NV, Deutsche Bank AG, […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Takoradi Port dredging operations, aimed to create a deeper depth to make it easier for bigger vessels to dock at the port, have officially started, Ghana News Agency reports. The dredging works would see the depth increase to 16 meters from the current 11 meters, while an approximately one million cubic meters of hard […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has called for the urgent development and expansion of the Takoradi and Tema …   (vibeghana) [mappress] Source: vibeghana, December 13, 2011;

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ghana’s Minister of Transport, Mrs Dzifa Ativor, recently expressed her satisfaction on the ongoing development works at the Tema Port that will improve the port’s operations and meet international standards. The expansion projects, which started in 2013 at the cost of $120 million, is being executed by Amandi, an international construction engineering firm and is expected to […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    President John Dramani Mahama is expected to cut the sod in the first week of December for work to start on the expansion of the Takoradi Harbour, stated Mr Felix Kwakye Ofosu, a Deputy Minister for Information and Media Relations. He said the President had lined up a number of visits to the regions where […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    President John Dramani Mahama is expected to cut the sod in the first week of December for work to start on the expansion of the Takoradi Harbour, Mr Felix Kwakye Ofosu, a Deputy Minister for Information and Media Relations, said on Thursday. He said the expansion programme was in line with government’s decision to step […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Mr Richard Anamoo, Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, said expansion works on the Tema and Takoradi ports had become necessary due to the oil find with increased volume of traffic in the country. Mr Anamoo said this when an Irish delegation from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade visited the […]

  • 15 May 2012

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has initiated steps to reclaim about half a kilometer of sea three kilometers westward of the Tema Port to secure more space for expansion to meet increasing demands of the maritime industry, reports the Government of Ghana official portal. The expansion project, expected to cost about $1 billion, […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just announced the completion of the maintenance dredging operations in the Port of Maputo, Mozambique. This dredging campaign restored the depths created after JDN’s 2016 capital dredging campaign. Since 2017, the Port of Maputo is open for vessels up to 80,000 tonnes. Jan De Nul Group executed capital dredging works […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Tema, Ghana’s largest port, has made global headlines recently over the “crippling disruptions” caused by an impounded Argentinean military ship blocking a busy berth. The obstruction has come at an inopportune time for Tema, where activity should be ramping up to the peak pre-Christmas period. It also highlights the importance of ongoing efforts to enhance […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Ghana, Hans Docter has stated that the Dutch government is committed to supporting Ghana to develop her main sea ports into first-class ports. He said Ghana’s quest of becoming the shipping hub in the West African sub-region could only be realised if the ports were well developed. […]

  • 9 January 2014

    The Government of Ghana is engaging local and foreign stakeholders to raise resources for the deployment of inland ports to reduce pressure on the Tema and Takoradi harbours, and the roads. This forms part of Government’s programme for a massive improvement in the nation’s transportation system to further open up the economy, create decent and […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Since the beginning of 2014, DEME managed to  maintain its order book at a fairly high level of about 3.0 billion EUR thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities. The total value  of these new orders represents approximately 660 million EUR. Dredging and port construction In Porto Sudeste, Brasil, […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren realized a net profit in the first half of 2014 of 96.4 million euros, an increase by 1.6 million euros (+1.6%) over last year. The increase of the half-year profit is primarily thanks to a substantial improvement (+31.9 million euros) in the result of the participations, amounting to 96.0 million euros […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group, an international contractor specializing in dredging, land reclamation, heavy lifting, offshore and environmental services, has just released its business results for 2015, achieving solid performances despite difficult market conditions. The traditional dredging market showed limited growth, Jan De Nul said in the report. In addition, the share of the free market […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released its 2016 Annual Report, saying that the company achieved steady performance in a highly volatile market. “With a turnover exceeding the 2 billion Euro mark for the sixth year in a row, Jan De Nul Group confirms its position as a global player in its target markets,” the […]

  • 23 October 2012

    President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday announced that government would build two additional berths at the Takoradi Harbour to accommodate more ships as a result of the oil extraction in the area. He said government would also build a mini-harbour at Domuli in the Western Region to increase the intake of ships and goods at […]

  • 16 January 2013

    The Ghana Urban Water Limited (GUWL) has completed removing silt deposited at the Daboase Water Intake Point in the Wassa East District of the Western Region. The de-siltation was undertaken to improve inflow of raw water into the Daboase Water Treatment Plant for processing as a result of low inflow of water created by activities […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana is working on a $150 million worth coastal protection projects that will deal with persistent tidal flooding and sea erosion problems of the country’s Western Region Districts. The projects, being implemented by various contractors in Ahanta West, STMA and the Shama Districts, are funded by the government of Ghana. Few days ago, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah, […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has received a Section 408 permission request from the Port of Anchorage to modify an existing federal dredging project as part of the Anchorage Port Modernization Program. The port’s program consists of five phases to replace and modernize existing docks. The request for Section 408 permission is […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Business development

    An Independent Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) will provide a virtual update to the public on the Port of Townsville’s $193 million Channel Upgrade project on December 2, 2020. This public session will cover: Progress toward water quality thresholds; Baseline status of seagrass and coral in Cleveland Bay; Drafting of the Port’s Dredge Management Plan. The […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing infrastructure investment plan, North Carolina Ports has completed the expansion project of its turning basin at the Port of Wilmington. The turning basin scheme included the removal of an existing bulk pier and dredging along the port’s side of the Cape Fear River to expand the turning basin from 1,200 feet […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Etermar, one of the largest Portuguese companies specialised in marine construction, has won another tender for a port-development project. A year ago, hurricane Lorenzo destroyed the most western port in Europe. Now, the consortium led by Etermar – Engenharia e Construção, S.A., together with SACYR Somague and Tecnovia Açores won the tender launched by Portos […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    With 1,300 new Indian-built Ford automobiles loaded onto the Grand Dahlia on August 27th for delivery to Mexico, a new era for the Indian auto industry and Gujarat Port Pipavav started. The 59,217 gross ton roll on/roll off (Ro/Ro) vessel was the first to call Western India’s fastest-growing port, operated as part of the APM […]

  • 3 January 2014

    Lemesos port in Cyprus will be further extended and upgraded with the construction of an additional 500-metre quay. The signing of the contracts with the successful tenderer is now a reality and therefore the construction works for the extension to the existing port’s quay on its western basin, thus reaching to a total 1270m, will […]