Takoradi Port Undertakes Operation To Onload Combi Dock 1

Michael Luguje - GPHA Boss

The Port of Takoradi has undertaken a specialized operation to onload some ocean based machinery, unto a heavy load carrier known as Combi Dock 1 for departure to Taiwan.

This equipment which include barges, tugboats, caterpillars among others, belong to a south Korean company, who were contracted for the Aboadze Thermal Plant.

They have ended their stay in Ghana, and are en route to other areas for work.

According to the Harbour Master at the Port of Takoradi, Capt. James Richmond Quayson, who superintended the operation, the Takoradi Port’s new bulk jetty was conducive for handling the supercargo.

“This our new bulk jetty is -16m draft and they found this place conducive for the operation.”

He said the Port of Takoradi, is modernizing and thus, open for a variety of activities that would contribute to shipping and maritime for Ghana and the West African Sub-region.

Captain of the Combi Dock 1, commended the efficiency of the Takoradi Port for providing a conducive working environment for the vessel’s operations.

“We had only positive impressions of the whole operation at the Takoradi Port.”

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