Supermaritime operates a 2300m2 walled / secured / bonded yard and a 3500m2 walled / secured yard in the Takoradi port area (just outside the port’s main gate). offers its reading audience with a comprehensive online source for up-to-the-minute news about politics, business, entertainment and other issues in Ghana, © 2020 - An online portal owned and managed by Despite Media. The Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr Kwasi Amoako-Attah, said bridges and other road infrastructure projects that were currently ongoing in the region would be completed on schedule. The Takoradi Hospital, popularly known as the European Hospital, was built and commissioned in 1929 to serve the medical needs of the Europeans who came to the Gold Coast to build the Takoradi Harbour. There is, in addition, a 10-metre high fire monitor for fighting fire both at the loading arms and the discharging vessels. The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Mr Peter Mac Manu, said upgrading and expansion of infrastructure at the Takoradi and Tema ports began in 2011 as part of the national development and poverty alleviation agenda. Supermaritime Ghana offers a comprehensive range of Project Forwarding Solutions to both local and international clients and has in the recent years handled and transported a large volume of Out Of Gauge and Heavy project shipments. He said the government placed emphasis on promoting a business-friendly environment, as was exemplified in services the ports rendered to neighbouring landlocked countries such as Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. But, I am, particularly, happy that this is about to change in a year’s time,” he said.

Online Sales: 0543465403 | 0242202447 | Ads Dept: +233 302 684001, News in Your Mail | Contact Us  | Advertise With Graphic | Twitter. The Liquid Bulk Terminal has a draft of 14 metres and can handle bulk fuel carrier vessels weighing 60,000 tonnes. At the inauguration of the terminal at the Takoradi Harbour yesterday, the Vice-President said apart from providing a platform for revenue mobilisation, the country’s ports also offered employment to many Ghanaians.

The Minister of Transport, Mr Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, said: “The government’s plan is to position the Takoradi Harbour as a major hub of oil and gas in the West African sub-region and we are determined to do this in order to accelerate growth in the sector.”. Africa Will Miss 'The Great Leader' – Buhari Mourns Rawlings, AU Mourns 'Charismatic Continental Statesman' Rawlings, Fix Our Road Or Forget Our Votes – Tourism Minister Told, NPP Global Medical Team Embarks On Medical Outreach Program For The Deprived, Ghana's COVID-19 Active Cases Now Stand At 1,469…236 New Cases, Institute Payment Policy Within 56 Days - Auditor-General Directs Highway Authority, Failure By COVID-19 Testing Labs To Provide Information Worrying, Stop The Propaganda...Ghanaians Are Stressed - NPP Told, Your Vision Is Not Taking Us Anywhere...You Will Go Back To Nima - Sly Fires Akufo-Addo, AFTER CHURCH SHOW ON PEACE 104.3 FM (08/11/2020), Election 2020: Mahama Will Be Defeated Convincingly - Kwarteng. Supermaritime Takoradi serves both Takoradi and Sekondi Ports located at the Gulf of Guinea are Ghana’s most Southern Ports. All rights reserved,, Currently there is traffic congestion in the roundabout which distributes traffic in the city, especially during rush hours and, thus, the need for some expansion. Dr Bawumia also cut the sod for the phase two of the project and stressed that the project as well as others initiated by Ibistek were a demonstration of the partnership that existed between the government and the private sector. “Government has spared no effort over the past few years to heighten development and expansion of the physical infrastructure at the ports and has deployed modern operational equipment, and sharpened the human resource capacity of the workforce to efficiently manage our maritime facilities,” Dr Bawumia said. For more information on the Takoradi and Sekondi port facilities , cargo operations and port expenses please contact our local staff. Ghana, tel.

email:, © 2009 - 2020 Supermaritime Group. Harbour Road Please be aware that the management of the Supermaritime Group has recently seen an increase in fraudulent emails and letters sent to (potential) customers of our company, linking their fraudulent activities to fake non Supermaritime Group related websites. Dr Sackey put the cost of phase one of the project at about $210 million and that works were expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2021.He said the Atlantic terminal was expected to have a cargo holding capacity of one million twenty-footer equivalent units (TEUs), an increase from the average container traffic of about 55,000 TEUs a year and “this is a major development in the history of the Takoradi Port.”“Issues of funding has been the biggest challenge for this project but it’s not limited to only this particular project.It’s a general issue when it comes to port investment in West Africa, especially when you are talking about a multi-million project being undertaken by an indigenous company with no track record in the port development and operations sector,” Dr Sackey said.The Ibistek CEO said, however, that Ibistek had a team of experts who dealt in international financing and would turn things around.“It is a classic example of trying our own to see if they can deliver. Dr Bawumia also cut the sod for the construction of the first three-tier road intersection in Takoradi at the PTC/Kwame Nkrumah roundabout. All Rights Reserved - Graphic Communications Group Ltd. BY: Kobla Dotsey Aklorbortu & Della Russel Ocloo, | Daily Graphic News | Financial Sector Clean-Up | Western Togoland |, Lord Paul Boateng: 'Rawlings will forever be remembered as a great African', Andre Ayew's brace inspires Black Stars win over Sudan, Rawlings to be given 'befitting' state burial – Prez Akufo-Addo, Ogyeahohuo Yaw Gyebi II is new President of National House of Chiefs, Rawlings's death: AU mourns 'charismatic continental statesman', Bawumia suspends campaign over Rawlings' death, FDA Board is already investigating bribery allegation against CEO, Rawlings’ family request privacy following his death, Prez Akufo-Addo declares seven-day national mourning in honour of Rawlings, John Mahama suspends campaign in honour of Rawlings' death, Population Council Exec Director asked to proceed on leave, Jerry Rawlings: Ghana's former president dies aged 73, President inaugurates 13-member National Peace Council, Failure by COVID-19 testing labs to provide information worrying, Deathtraps: Uncovered underground chambers pose danger, Ofaakor Police grab spiritualist for alleged murder of woman, Stop accusing EC of planning to rig December polls - Emmanuel Asante tells opposition political parties, Tamale: Graphic holds Town Hall Meeting today, Prof Benneh: Murdered UG Professor to be buried November 21, Lordina Mahama campaigns for NDC in Bono East Region. The Vice-President said the rapid growth of the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis had made the need for an interchange very vital. Takoradi’s open sea harbour was constructed in 1928 and is well connected to road and rail systems connecting the inland to the harbour facility. accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for their accuracy of content. From December 1919 to June 1920, hydrographic surveys were initiated by the then Governor, Sir Gordon Guggisberg and Takoradi was chosen as the suitable site. : +233 (0)31 2024262 / 2029314 / 2023006 In July 2009, GPHA announced a 450 million dollar project to rehabilitate and upgrade the Takoradi harbour. This port is mainly an export port , exporting around 65% of Ghana’s commodities such as cocoa, manganese and bauxite ores.

The Chairman of Ibistek, Mr Kwame Gyan, said when the terminal was completed and functional, it would adequately serve the Western and Western North regions which consumed in excess of 627,864 tonnes (15.46 per cent) of petroleum products. The Takoradi port, a much smaller one, was commissioned in 1928, but underwent major rehabilitation in the 1990s.

He said the ongoing multipurpose container terminal being built by Ibistek, as well as other initiatives such as the Oil Services Hub project, for which contractual works were at the procurement stage, were geared towards ensuring that the port infrastructure was resilient and could promote trade effectively and efficiently. Takoradi route began actually in US when American aircrafts were ferried across Caribbean, northern South America, South Atlantic narrows and Africa. Box 1154 "This is a very important project for us because the Takoradi Port is deemed to be a port for bulk cargo only and with minimal container vessel concentration owing to our lack of capacity.

It is also presently undergoing expansion to accommodate larger vessels to improve port operations. Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of

Funding for the project is from the African Finance Group and the Ghana Infrastructure Fund (GiFF).IbistekSpeaking to journalists during a tour of the project site last Monday, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ibistek, Dr Felix Nana Sackey, said the concession agreement allowed the company to look for funding to construct and operate the dock and its associated terminals across 62 hectares.“This new capacity would be 10 times the current capacity of the Takoradi Port, making it a significant development,” he said. And since their departure it has served as a public hospital run by the Ghana Health Service. A Divisional Chief in Takoradi, Osahene Katakyie Busumakora III, commended the government for the developments taking place in the region and called for support for the government for it to do more for the region. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed in November next year.When the Daily Graphic visited the harbour last Monday, workers were seen using special machines to remove both soft and hard materials from the bottom of the sea.A self-propelled dredger dug up materials from the bottom of the port basin and were sucked up through dredge pumps and discharged from a floating pipeline to pipes on shore and consequently to an area where the sludge were deposited.The contractors working on the project, that is, Atlantic Terminal Services and Jan De Nul, expressed the hope of completing the phase involving dredge works in April this year.A local firm, Ibistek Limited, is in charge of the port expansion project under a 25-year concession agreement with the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA). For his part, the Western Regional Minister, Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko, said the money was being sunk to develop the region with the aim of having the local people to own the local economy and create jobs that were sustainable for the youth. The second phase involves the construction of a Dry Bulk Terminal to facilitate the export and import of bulk cargo such as bauxite, manganese and clinker. The Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has inaugurated a new terminal at the Takoradi Harbour to provide essential linkages in the oil and gas supply chain sector. The terminal also has a modern control room that will serve as a command centre to manage product discharge operations on the jetty automatically.