Meet Portside at Breakbulk Europe on the 25th and 26th of April in Antwerp
  • April 20, 2017
  • Portside News

Meet Portside at Breakbulk Europe on the 25th and 26th of April in Antwerp

From the 24th to the 26th of April 2017, the international project cargo and breakbulk industry gathers at the annual Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp, Belgium. Portside Group Director Bas de Vaal and Operations Manager Ato Brown are attending the exhibition on April 25 and 26. The Breakbulk exhibition is the ideal time and place for networking. If you wish to meet Portside at the Breakbulk exhibition, contact Director Bas de Vaal at or call +233 (0) 572 622 400 to make an appointment.

Status update Takoradi Thermal Power Plant
Maintenance on the Takoradi Thermal Power Plant in Aboadze Takoradi, Ghana is smoothly progressing. Ground work such as electricity and the plant’s foundation are almost completed. The power plant will be operational in 2018. By that time, it will produce enough electricity to power over 120,000 businesses and homes in the region of Aboadze.

Shipping agent Breadbox Shipping Lines
This month Managing Director of Breadbox Shipping Lines Joris Bakker visited Portside Group in Tema to discuss the market potential to expand their business in Ghana. Portside currently is Breadbox shipping agent. By catching up, Breadbox and Portside keep each other updated about trends and developments in their markets.

Discovering market opportunities for CEMEX
CEMEX, a global building materials company, ships cement products to Tema. CEMEX occasionally checks in with Portside to inquire for opportunities in the cement sector. As a local specialist, Portside monitors Ghana’s dynamic market opportunities. By doing so, Portside has a complete overview of all factors influencing the current market and is able to advice their clients and partners on how to anticipate to it.

Are you looking for a shipping specialist based in Ghana, Africa with local knowledge? Contact Portside’s location at Tema, Ghana at or contact our office in Leiden, The Netherlands at