The Ministry of Transport, led by Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, Minister for Transport, has inaugurated an 11-member board of directors of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA).
The members of the board include Peter Mac Manu as Chairman, Paul Asare Ansah as the Director-General, GPHA, Edward Osei, Director of Tema Port, Captain Ebenezer Afadzi, Director of Takoradi Port, Twumasi-Ankra Selby, Chief Director, Ministry of Transport, all as members.
At the inauguration, the Minister for Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, charged the new board to play its role to ensure the success of the ongoing expansion projects at the ports of Tema and Takoradi to cater for the increasing volumes of cargo as well as handle bigger vessels.
Mr. Ofori Asiamah entreated the board to come up with policies that will also improve on doing business at the ports.
For his part, the Board Chairman, Peter Mac Manu, on behalf of the board said they will strive to initiate policies and programmes that will reduce turnaround time of vessels and speed-up cargo clearing to uphold the image of the GPHA.
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