The Tema Port has witnessed the historic docking of West Africa's first Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Powered Container Cargo Vessel. This landmark event stands as a testament to the relentless efforts of the government and its commitment to expanding the port infrastructure while embracing environmentally sustainable practices.
The Hon. Minister for Transport, Hon Kwaku Ofori Asiamah... Readmore
The Minister for Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has met Agency heads and Chairpersons of Boards at the 2023 Transport Sector Strategic Review Meeting. The meeting was aimed at evaluating the progress and effectiveness of ongoing programs and projects in the transportation sector, identifying areas for improvement and further development.
Addressing the participants at the meeting, the... Readmore
Ministry of Transport to Launch New Electric Vehicle Policy
The Minister for Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah will on Saturday, 2nd December, 2023 join H.E. The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to launch Ghana’s new Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates at the ongoing Conference of Parties 28 (COP28). The policy is to create an enabling environment to drive... Readmore
Hon. Hassan Tampuli, a Deputy Minister for Transport, has reiterated the vision of the Transport sector is to deliver an integrated, efficient, cost-effective, safe, secure and sustainable transportation system towards establishing Ghana as a transport and logistics hub within the West African Sub-region.
The Maritime Sector and for that matter Ghana’s seaports were the main gateways for... Readmore
The President of the Republic, His Excellency (H.E.) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned the Elmina Fishing Port for commercial use. Speaking at the commissioning, the President noted that the event was a testament to the government’s commitment to improving the fishing industry in the country.
He noted it gladdened his heart that the port had been completed and being... Readmore
In a significant step towards enhancing infrastructure and support for some fishing communities along the coast of Ghana, the Ministry of Transport has handed over 14 pick-up vehicles to 14 Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs).
The Ministry gave the pick-up vehicles to beneficiary communities of the Coastal Fishing Ports and Fish Landing Sites constructed by the... Readmore
The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Kitack Lim, has requested the Minister of Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, to use his good offices to advocate the objectives of the Organization towards decarbonization of shipping on the African continent.
The expected role of the Minister was wholeheartedly supported by the President of the Republic of... Readmore
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has commissioned a state-of-the-art office complex in Techiman. The ceremony marked the beginning of a new era of modernization for DVLA regional offices, reinforcing their commitment to excellence, innovation, and efficient service delivery.
The new office complex replaces the old one that began in 2004 on the ground floor of the building... Readmore
The increase in motorization coupled with low investments in other modes of transportation, such as railways and water-borne transport has made road transport notorious for traffic crashes and the resulting increase in fatalities and injuries, the Hon. Minister for Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has said.
He noted that about half of the continent's population was anticipated to live in... Readmore
The Vice President, H.E. Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has launched the Tap n’ Go transport service introduced by the Metro Mass Transit Limited (MMTL). The launch signifies a significant leap in enhancing efficiency, safety, and convenience for commuters across the nation.
The Vice President said that the Tap n’ Go system is an outstanding innovation for the country, consolidating all... Readmore
The Ukrainian Minister for Agrarian Policy and Food has held a meeting with Officials of The Ministry of Transport to discuss strategic partnerships and collaborations in the transport sector. The meeting highlighted the longstanding relationship between the two countries and explored other avenues for further development in key areas of the transport sector.
Expressing gratitude on behalf of... Readmore
The Minister for Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has said, the global economy heavily depends on the air transport industry. Aviation, he said, connects people, cultures, and businesses.
“Indeed, the importance of the Aviation industry cannot be overstated. However, the industry evolves around many different agencies, including manufacturers, maintenance, ground support,... Readmore
The Minister for Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has charged the National Road Safety Authority, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority and the Motor Traffic and Transport Department of the Ghana Police Service and other stakeholders to join efforts to fight the menace of road traffic crashes and casualties in the country.
Launching the Nationwide “Stay Alive Road Safety... Readmore
The Minster for transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has said the Ministry of Transport was ready to work with the South African Government to improve air transport between the two countries.
In a bilateral discussion with the South African High Commissioner, the Minister said, it had become necessary that air transport is improved to the satisfaction of passengers.
He added that, both... Readmore
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