November news …

The Harbour Master of Tema Port visits our Tema offices

From Benin: The repair works on Quay no. 8 are now completed and this quay is now back in operation. The completion of these repairs should drastically diminish congestion and waiting time on the roads at Cotonou port.

Hapag-Lloyd will resume its WSX service (Far East to West Africa) in mid-November, after four months suspension. It will be a bi-weekly call to Cotonou and the first vessel, CSCL Lima, is expected on November 23rd.

Amongst measures to fight local sea crime, the Benin navy has purchased three fast patrol boats to secure Benin waters. A ceremony was held on 1st October for the arrival of the final two boats Zoe and Oueme.

OMA Cotonou were delighted to handle the Cruise vessel, MV Silver Explorer which called at Cotonou port on 11th and 15th October with over 100 passengers on board.

From Togo :  The repairs works on the oil jetty that have been underway for the past year are completed and the jetty is now available 24/7. The maximum LOA allowed is 183 metres with a maximum draft of 12 metres. Fresh waters can be carried out from this wharf with an average of 100 MT per 24 hours.

From Ghana: The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) will start expansion works at the Takoradi Port in the Western Region as part of measures to de-congest the ports in Ghana.

Takoradi Port, which was built in 1928 has seen no major expansion since its construction. Mr Kumi Adjei-Sam, Marketing and Corporate Affairs Manager of the GPHA announced this on Tuesday and noted that the Tema Port would also undergo expansion after the Takoradi project is completed. For the full story visit statesmanonline

We were very pleased to welcome the Harbour Master of Tema Port to our Tema offices this month.

OMA are delighted to announce that they have this month signed a general port agency agreement with GAC and are now the official sub ship agents for GAC Dubai in Togo, Benin and Ghana.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *