GPHA, Allied agencies enhance alertness in maritime safety exercise

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority is committed to minimizing the risk of incidents and accidents in its operational environment.

In line with this, the Port Authority, continually makes efforts to enhance its alertness and response mechanisms to potential negative events in the port environment.

As part of these efforts, the Marine Section of GPHA in collaboration with allied agencies, such as the Ghana Navy and Environmental Protection Agency recently partook in an oil spill drill in the Port of Tema.

The team deployed several of its sophisticated equipment and trained personnel in a simulation exercise.

The exercise according to the Deputy Harbour Master in charge of Logistics at the Port of Tema, Daniel Quartey, forms part of the Obangame Express 2022, a multinational maritime exercise in Western Africa.

He said the Port Authority will continue to improve to ensure that the safety of the port environment is not compromised.

Source: norvanreports