The vice president of Ghana, Muhamadu Bawumia has commissioned a $56.7m Liquid Bulk Terminal at the Takoradi Port on September 15, 2020.
He also cuts the sod for the construction of a new Dry Bulk Jetty Phase Two.
“The efficiency of the new Bulk Liquid Terminal, which has five loading arms for five products, namely: petrol, diesel, LPG, heavy fuel and bitumen, will help BDC companies to avoid delays, which result in high demurrage cost” – he said.
The expansion of facilities at the Takoradi Port underlines our government’s commitment to improving maritime transport, which is significant to the growth of our economy.
He also attended a ceremony to cut the sod for the construction of the first-ever interchange in the Western Region at the PTC roundabout in Takoradi. This brings to six, the number of interchanges we have started in our first term of office.
And inspected an on-going road projects in Kansaworodo, cut the sod for the construction of a market in the same area, as well as inspected the on-going construction of the Effia-Kwesimintsim Municipal Assembly office in Kwesimintsim.
“My visit also took me to the Western Regional House of Chiefs Secretariat, where I inaugurated the re-constituted Western Regional House of Chiefs, following the creation of the Western North Region out of the Western Region” he revealed.