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Shipment of Kobelco crawler crane CKE 1350 from Breda to Ghana

Last week, Portside International shipped a Kobelco crawler crane CKE 1350 from Breda, The Netherlands via Antwerp, Belgium to Takoradi, Ghana. The crawler crane will be used for maintenance at the Takoradi Thermal Power Plant in Aboadze Takoradi, Ghana. Earlier … Continue reading

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Expansion of Tema port expected to be finished in 2020 and RMU stimulates exchange of Ghanaian and Dutch students

This month, Portside got in contact with Professor Vellinga trough their common membership of advisory board of a Green Ports project. Vellinga is the driving force behind the research pilot that studies the expansion of the port of Tema. Therefore, … Continue reading

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GNBCC welcomes private sector oriented approach of Vice President of the Republic of Ghana

On the 29th of May, the board of the Ghana Netherlands Business & Culture Council (GNBCC) has paid a visit to His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President of Ghana and Head of the Economic Management Team under the … Continue reading

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Portside Group nominated for Terminal of the Year by Ghana Shippers Awards

Portside Group, based in Ghana, is nominated for ‘Terminal of the Year’ by the jury of Gana Shippers Awards. Companies and individuals within road transportation, ocean carriers, freight forwarding, air transportation, express services, government agencies, financial institution, courier agencies and … Continue reading

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New market opportunities for exporting palm oil from Ghana

This month, Managing Director of Portside Bas de Vaal and Ton Bothof, Managing Director of Van den Bosch DMCC visited Ghana Oil Palm Development Company Limited (GOPDC): a sustainable palm oil producing company at Kwae. Kwae is located in the … Continue reading

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Tough times for Ghana’s import sector

Ghana’s economy is currently experiencing a robust growth that places it amongst the fastest growing economies in Africa. But while Ghana’s export sector has been on the rise in recent years the import sector has experienced the opposite trend with … Continue reading

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$1.5 billion expansion of Port Tema in 2015

Portside are happy to announce that a US$ 1.5 billion expansion of Port Tema, Ghana, is expected to begin in 2015. The project will see the port updated with new infrastructure such as breakwater, quay wall, terminals and dredging. Mr … Continue reading

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ECG power shortage sees guide created

Electric Company of Ghana (ECG) have implemented a schedule of allocating electricity evenly across Ghana, due to the shortage of electricity which is currently affecting homes and businesses across the country. To assist in keeping members of the public up … Continue reading

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A Flying Start for Mobilift Ghana Ltd

Mobilfit Ghana Ltd, a joint venture between Portside and Mobilift International from Holland, has started business in servicing and maintaining port handling equipment. As there is always a strong need of well maintained machines in the harsh tropical environment, Portside … Continue reading

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Fish And Tema Congestion

A lot has happened since we last posted news on the website. Portside have become active (again) in the discharge of frozen fish for various receivers. Greensea is offering a new concept offering liner out in the port of Tema, … Continue reading

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