The Ghana Shippers Authority has postponed its awards ceremony from May 26 to June 30, 2017 at the Movempick Ambassador Hotel.
The postponement of the awards was to allow a team of technical experts to support the selection process to ensure the credibility of the awards as well as meet international standards.
A statement signed by Mr Michael Luguje, Member of the Awarding Board of Ghana Shippers Awards apologised for the inconvenience caused with the postponement, and reiterated that it would inure to the benefit of the industry and create a sustainable event annually supported by the industry regulator.
Mr Luguye emphasised that all nominations submitted were still valid.
The award provides a platform to recognise individuals and companies that play a significant role in the growth and development of the industry while recognising the key functions within the industry that promote growth and sustainability.
The Ghana Shippers Awards which seeks to recognise distinctions in the field, and also to promote the interests of the industry – nationally and internationally is being organised by Globe Productions in partnership with Graphic Business.
It noted that the awards cut across road transportations, ocean carriers, air transportation, freight forwarding, shipping agents, express services, courier agencies, government agencies, insurance and financial institutions and more.
Ghana Shippers’ Authority is an agency of the Ministry of Transport mandated by the laws to effectively and efficiently manage the country’s commercial shipping and to protect and promote the interest of shippers in relation to international trade and transport logistics.
Organisations that have submitted their nominations so far include; OmniBank Ghana Limited, Benmarine Offshore Service limited, Jonmoore International, Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited , APM Terminals Ghana Ltd, Freight Masters Shipping Agency Ltd, Apm Terminals Ghana Limited, Achievers Logistics Ghana, Global Cargo and Commodities Limited.
Others include; Transglobal Logistics Limited, Bluchip Logistics Limited, Logical Maritime Services Limited, Star Assurance Company Limited, Consolidated Shipping Agencies Limited, Apex Shipping and Commercial Company Limited, Mcdan Shipping Company Limited, Management Limited, Delexes Company Limited, Baj Freight and Logistics Limited
The rest are Fendercare Marine Ghana Limited, GMT Shipping Ghana Limited, Eagle Express Limited, Air Ghana Limited, ACS Africa Coastal Services Ghana Limited, Sevenlog Limited, Ghana Airports Company Limited, Amaris Terminal Limited, Graphic Communications Group Limited, West Blue Consulting, Kingdom Exim Ghana Limited, Damco Logistics Ghana Limited, Borderless Alliance (West Africa) , Sea And Shore Services Ghana Limited , Flat C Marine Offshore Limited, Grimaldi Ghana Limited, UT Logistics, Ghana Community Network Services, Aramex Ghana Limited, and Tv3 Network Limited. GNA