Is there need for a national maritime policy?

Is there need for a national maritime policy?

1 April 2020

Amid the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there have been disruptions in global trade.
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Benefits of National Maritime Fund in the post COVID-19 era

Benefits of National Maritime Fund in the post COVID-19 era

1 April 2020

Introduction

The shock of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been a global concern due to the numerous impacts it has had on business activities, national output, economic growth, and development.
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Centre for International Maritime Affairs, Ghana (CIMAG) commends the Ghana Maritime Authority for their directives in connection with the COVID-19 crisis

Centre for International Maritime Affairs, Ghana (CIMAG) commends the Ghana Maritime Authority for their directives in connection with the COVID-19 crisis

27 March 2020

GHANA MARITIME AUTHORITY DIRECTS ALL SEA PORTS TO PREVENT ANY SHIP WHOSE CREW IS SUSPECTED TO BE INFECTED WITH COVID-19 FROM ENTERING THE COUNTRY.
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Team CIMAG aboard the Canadian Naval Ships HMCS Shawinigan & HMCS GlaceBay at the Tema Harbour.

Team CIMAG aboard the Canadian Naval Ships HMCS Shawinigan & HMCS GlaceBay at the Tema Harbour.

20 March 2020

Team CIMAG attended a reception aboard the Canadian Naval Ships HMCS Shawinigan & HMCS GlaceBay at the Tema Harbour.
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Container lines hit with $300m - $350m weekly revenue loss from coronavirus

Container lines hit with $300m - $350m weekly revenue loss from coronavirus

11 February 2020

Container lines are taking an estimated revenue hit of $300m - $350m as they blank sailings due to the impact coronavirus in China according to analysts Sea-Intelligence.
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EGYPT OPENS NEW MULTIPURPOSE TERMINAL AT DAMIETTA PORT

EGYPT OPENS NEW MULTIPURPOSE TERMINAL AT DAMIETTA PORT

31 July 2019

Egypt’s Damietta Port Authority has inaugurated a new multipurpose terminal at an investment cost of EGP 1. 36 billion (USD 81. 3 million).
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NIGERIA INTRODUCES NEW BILL TO TACKLE RAMPANT PIRACY

NIGERIA INTRODUCES NEW BILL TO TACKLE RAMPANT PIRACY

31 July 2019

Nigeria has introduced a new anti-piracy bill in a bid to improve security in its territorial and exclusive economic zone waters.
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FEES BY SERVICE PROVIDERS AT THE PORT ARE EXORBITANT – GUTA

FEES BY SERVICE PROVIDERS AT THE PORT ARE EXORBITANT – GUTA

31 July 2019

The Ghana Union of Traders Association has bemoaned high fees charged by agencies at the ports of Ghana, saying it has a rippling...
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DG OF GPHA ASSURES WORKERS OF NO JOB LOSSES

DG OF GPHA ASSURES WORKERS OF NO JOB LOSSES

31 July 2019

The Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority, Michael Luguje, and the Director of Tema Port, Sandra Opoku, have met...
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GHANA NAVY RESCUE 8 TURKEY CREWMEN ATTACKED IN NIGERIA

GHANA NAVY RESCUE 8 TURKEY CREWMEN ATTACKED IN NIGERIA

31 July 2019

The Ghana Navy has rescued 8 crewmen on board Turkish vessel, Paskoy-1 after they were attacked and abandoned on the sea by pirates in Nigerian territorial waters.
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