|Posted by Ziad Hamoui on July 29, 2013 at 7:15 PM|
(Tema, 30/07/13): The maritime industry in Ghana chalked off another milestone on Wednesday, 30 July 2013, with the launching of the first national newspaper with main focus on maritime trade and transport, with the participation of the representatives of the national maritime industry from the public and private sectors.
The newspaper, named "Maritime Trade and Transport Digest", will provide the latest news and analysis from Ghana, as well as from the regional and international maritime industry. It will be published as a weekly newspaper in the initial launching phase.
The event was held at the Ambar restaurant in the GPHA Tower, Tema and was chaired by the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Shippers Authority, Dr. Kofi Mbiah, who personally launched an auction of the first issue in a cordial environment and to an enthusiastic response from the floor.
Later came a detailed presentation by the Chief Executive of the "Maritime Trade and Transport Digest", Mr. Kennedy Morna, followed by remarks from the Director-General of Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Mr. Richard Anamoo. Finally, the publication was officially launched by the Dep. Minister of Transport, Mrs. Joyce Mogtari, followed by refreshments.