The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) was established under Act 630 of 2002 and charged with the responsibility of monitoring, regulating and coordinating activities in the maritime industry. The GMA is headed by a Director-General with thirteen (13) member Governing Board made up mainly institutional representative from the key maritime agencies.
The Volta Lake Transport Company Limited was set up on February 23, 1970 and incorporated under the Companies Code 1963 (ACT 179) to operate as public carrier of all forms of water – borne transport, including hovercraft, for persons and/ or freight on the Volta Lake
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) was established under Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority Law,1986 (PNDC Law 160). The Authority is mandated to plan, build, develop, manage, operate and control ports in Ghana.
The Regional Maritime University (RMU) Accra, Ghana is an International tertiary institution owned by the Republics of Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone. It provides Teaching and Learning with a focus on maritime education and training. She attained “University status on 25th October, 2007.
For over 35 years, the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) which was established in 1974, operated under the corporate name Ghana Shippers’ Council which by virtue of The Laws of Ghana (Revised Edition) Act 562 (1998), was changed to Ghana Shippers’ Authority.
PSC Tema Shipyard Ltd is one of the largest Shipyards and Dry-docks in the African Continent. Tema's resources span the world and as part of Penang Shipbuilding and Construction, is a leader in shipbuilding and repair, marine, oil & gas and civil engineering. Located on 48.45 acres of land, adjacent to the Port of Tema in Ghana, and up to 100.000 dwt, dry-docking capacity, PSC Tema can take on repairs and refurbishments of large seagoing vessels. PSC Tema's facilities enable competencies and services in ship repair, shipbuilding, dry-docking, steel fabrication, general engineering, metalwork repairs and non-destructive testing.