Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

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Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority
Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) logo.gif
Country Ghana Republic of Ghana
Opened Sixteenth century
Director General Paul Ansah
Director Of Port (Tema & Takoradi)

Edward Kofi Osei

Capt. Eben Afadzi
Annual cargo tonnage 13,000,000 metric revenue tons (FY2010)
Annual container volume 1,000,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) (FY2011)
Passenger traffic 900,000 passengers (FY 2011)

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) is the national port authority of Ghana, responsible for the governance, maintenance and operation of the ports of Ghana, principally the Port of Sekondi-Takoradi, and Port of Tema, and the Fishing Harbour at Tema. GPHA main offices are in Sekondi-Takoradi, and Tema.[1][2]

Ports and Harbours[edit]

The Takoradi Harbour and Tema Harbour and ports serves Sekondi-Takoradi and Tema's role as manufacturing centers, and handles cargo in transshipment to and from bordering countries north of Ghana. The Golden Jubilee Terminal is a recently opened facility of the Tema port.[3][4]

Fishing Harbour at Tema[edit]

The Fishing Harbour at Tema is a separate port facility at Tema. It is a commercial and industrial fishing port composed of four main areas, Inner Harbour, Outer Harbour, Canoe Basin and Commercial Area. The harbour handles the catch from commercial deep-sea fishing and canoe fishing.[5]

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