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P. O. According to reports, the three embarked on the vessel using a bamboo ladder at the blind side of the ship crew, in late September 2020. Tema. Tel: +233 (0) 303 219120 Fax +233 (0) 303 204136 Email:tema@ghanaports.gov.gh Box 488. Port Of Tema. We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website. Ghana. The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) confirmed the seizure of the pistols together with 26 packs of 50 pieces of ammunition and pepper spray at Tema port last month. District Court remands 23 alleged secessionists, Police organises Peace Concert to ensure peaceful elections, Preach peace ahead of elections – Police Commander to political parties, 6,178 flashpoints have been identified nationwide ahead of December polls – IGP, 62,794 police personnel to be deployed for election 2020, Several injured in Vienna shooting, police say, We will serve humanity even at the point of death – Police, Desist from influencing supporters to cause violence – Police, 14 police officers who died in the line of duty promoted, Perpetrators of electoral violence should be dealt with individually – CDD-Ghana, As it happened: Ghana and the world react to death of Rawlings, $200k bribery scandal hits FDA boss and head of Legal Affairs over COA FS, Social media in shock over death of Rawlings, As it happened: Mahama suspends tour of Ashanti Region after Rawlings’ death, Dozens of fishermen in Cape Coast battling for their lives as premix fuel outlet catches fire, Let’s restrict ourselves to condoling with the Rawlings family – Kweku Baako, Rawlings’ death: Akufo-Addo declares 7 days of national mourning, flags to fly at half-mast, I was shocked to hear the EC suggest that nobody expected Covid-19 – Suhuyini, NDC’s Political Committee to hold urgent meeting following death of Rawlings, ‘He was Ghana in the morning, afternoon and evening’ – Alex Segbefia eulogises Rawlings, Message from the Morning Man: And the Beat Goes On, Government bans importation of day old chicks, poultry products from UK, other countries, Pokuase Interchange first phase to be opened to traffic, Ghana Health Service begins yellow fever vaccination, NHIS to register 3 million clients in Eastern Region, Photos from Akufo-Addo’s meeting with Rawlings’ daughters, Bawumia is a role model to Zongo youth – Binduri Imam.
News; Three stowaways disembark at Tema Port. From 1 January, 2021 registration will be required but news content access will remain free of charge. Colonel Aboagye said even the gas pistols can injure people and it must be investigated what they are meant for especially with elections around the corner. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. Plea not taken. The tight security apparatus that President Akufo-Addo has set up at the country’s ports continue to prove very robust, as This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again. We have introduced a voluntary registration system which will help us to understand our customers better and offer them an improved service. The three, Emmanuel Agyei, 45; Akesse Francis Alan, 46, and Samuel Yalley, also 45 years, were nabbed mid-voyage in Namibian waters and were transferred to a sister vessel, Kota Salam at Walvis Bay anchorage in Namibia and repatriated to Ghana. It typically looks like the traditional handgun but it is made to fire only tear gas cartridges within the range of four to five metres depending on the caliber. The Ghana Police Service has revealed that the 436 pistols and ammunition that were confiscated at the Tema Port in October turned out to be gas guns.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Labaran Salifu, Head of intelligence at the Port of Tema, has advised Ghanaians not to embark on highly dangerous adventures. This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. “We have examined the weapons and they are gas pistols,” he stated. News Container News-September 28, 2020 0 The CMA CGM Group has confirmed it is currently dealing with a cyber-attack impacting peripheral servers, according to a statement. You can adjust all of your cookie settings by navigating the tabs on the left hand side. Driver of murdered Tema Port manager remanded. Three Ghanaians who attempted to stowaway on board a vessel, MV, Kota Lumba, have disembarked at the Tema Port. Seized pistols, ammunition not being kept for onward release to ‘big men’ – GRA, How $10m worth of cocaine was busted at Tema Port, Cocaine valued at $10m intercepted at Tema Port, Vessel hijacked by pirates returns to Tema Port, NDC leads protest against UNIPASS system at Tema port, UNIPASS system does not work, port operations now chaotic – Freight forwarders, ICUMS rakes over ₵177 million at Tema Port, Don’t fight government – Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry to GCNet, ICUMS undergoes successful simulation exercise at Tema Port, GRA deploys Integrated Customs Management System, As it happened: Ghana and the world react to death of Rawlings, $200k bribery scandal hits FDA boss and head of Legal Affairs over COA FS, Social media in shock over death of Rawlings, As it happened: Mahama suspends tour of Ashanti Region after Rawlings’ death, Dozens of fishermen in Cape Coast battling for their lives as premix fuel outlet catches fire, Let’s restrict ourselves to condoling with the Rawlings family – Kweku Baako, Rawlings’ death: Akufo-Addo declares 7 days of national mourning, flags to fly at half-mast, I was shocked to hear the EC suggest that nobody expected Covid-19 – Suhuyini, NDC’s Political Committee to hold urgent meeting following death of Rawlings, ‘He was Ghana in the morning, afternoon and evening’ – Alex Segbefia eulogises Rawlings, Message from the Morning Man: And the Beat Goes On, Government bans importation of day old chicks, poultry products from UK, other countries, Pokuase Interchange first phase to be opened to traffic, Ghana Health Service begins yellow fever vaccination, NHIS to register 3 million clients in Eastern Region, Photos from Akufo-Addo’s meeting with Rawlings’ daughters, Bawumia is a role model to Zongo youth – Binduri Imam.

The stowaways indicated that although they had no idea where the ship was heading to, they were hopeful it was sailing to a country which offered greener pastures. This website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous information such as the number of visitors to the site, and the most popular pages.

He said the revelation opens the Service to needless criticisms because then it suggests that those who were at the harbour when the container was impounded did a shoddy job. A gas pistol is a non-lethal weapon that is mostly used for self defence and other purposes. Keeping this cookie enabled helps us to improve our website. “Investigation is still ongoing on the 436 pistols that were intercepted at Tema port. Initially, six persons were arrested but at the moment we are holding on to one person. © Copyright Container News 2020, All Rights Reserved. More information about our Terms & Conditions. The Ghana Police Service has revealed that the 436 pistols and ammunition that were confiscated at the Tema Port in October turned out to be gas guns. They added that they had travelled to Tema in pursuit of a better life but they could not make ends meet, hence their decision to stowaway. A statement issued by the Authority on October 13, stated that a 20 footer container which harboured the cargo that had illegally imported the goods from Turkey into Ghana had been impounded at the Tema Port. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in settings. Please enable Strictly Necessary Cookies first so that we can save your preferences! By.