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92811 Puteaux Cedex
Phone : (33) 1 46 96 42 84
Fax : (33) 1 46 96 40 96

Mail : afritramp@bollore.com
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Tema port map

>> Access specifications

Berth Cargo Lenght (m) Draught (m)
Wharves 2 General cargo 153 8.6
Wharves 3 General cargo 153 9.0
Wharves 4 Roro- General cargo 183 9.0
Wharves 5-6 Roro-General cargo 225 10.5
Buoys 1   195 (ship max. 180) 10.3
Buoys 3   203 (ship max. 185) 11.0
Buoys 6   174 (ship max. 150) 8.4
Buoys 7   150 (ship max. 120) 7
Buoys 9   92 5.5
Oil Berth Oil 120 8.4
Jubilee Terminal (Tullow) Crude Double hull required No draught restrictions
Manganese berth Manganese 157 8.6
Vicking & Halliburton shore base operationnal   175 9

>> Specific information

Vessels of draught above 11 m have to wait for high tide before passing the entrance to the port.
Water density: 1,025.
Isps Level : 1

>> Weather

Generally calm but occasional easterly squalls from April to June.


Space between bollards at Quay 1 approx : 30 m
Space between bollards at Quay 2 extension is generally variable.
Maximum permissible draught for general cargo vessels is 10 m. Basis High tide to berths 3. 
Therefore, it is compulsory before sending a vessel to Tema with an expected arrival draft exceeding 10 m to approach the agency in Tema for confirmation. 
Tankers arrivals and sailings are between 06.00 and 18.00 hours GMT

Bottom of harbour consists of sand and mud with frequent hard rocky ground. 

GHANA_TEMA_2016 TIDE TABLE

Water density : 1.025
ISPS : Level 1 
Weather : May to July : rainy season. August to September : small rains. December to March : dry NE Harmattan with poor visibility (300m/400m). 
Winds from W and SW all year except December to March, when there is Harmattan. Dangerous winds are line squalls from E, January to July, swell in the harbour.
Private stevedoring.


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Tema port facilities

>> Storage capacities

Tema port has 77,200m2 of paved area for the storage of containers, steel products and other conventional cargo.
The closed storage area, which is about 25,049m2 (2.51 hectares), consists of six (6) sheds with a total storage capacity of about 50,000 tonnes of cargo.

Stevedoring services are provided by 11 private companies in addition to the port’s stevedoring section in order to increase competition, encourage efficiency,
improve service delivery and increase customer service and satisfaction. 

The stevedores are:
1. Ghana Ports and Habours Authority (GPHA)
2. Atlantic Port Services – Private (APS)
3. Speedline Stevedoring Company Limited – Private (SSL)
4. Golden Gate Stevedoring Services – Private (GGS)
5. Gemini Stevedoring Company – Private (GMS)
6. Advance Stevedoring Company – Private (ASC)
7. Smeedies Stevedoring Company – Private (SSC)
8. Sir Lab Stevedoring Company – Private (SLS)
9. Keyport Management Company – Private (KMC)
10. Link Maritime Services – Private (LMS)
11. Port Futures Limited – Private (PFL)
12. Kayab Stevedoring Company (KSC)

Bonded warehouses 12,000 sqm
Container storage area 150,000 sqm
General cargo storage yard 15,000 sqm
Plugs for reefer containers 400

>> Stevedoring equipment

  Quantity Capacity
Gantry cranes 3 50 T
Tugs 4 1320 - 2200 hp
Multi purpose cranes 2 35 T
Mobile cranes 2 Each crane :
1. Project cargo from 144 tons @ 12-22m up to 46 tons @ 54m
2. Twin lift of containers from 50 tons @ 11 - 38m up to 27 tons @ 54 m
3. Single lift of containers from 41 tons @ 11 - 45m up to 29 tons at 54m
4. Bulk cargo using 15 ton grab.
5. Big bag cargo using 8 x 2.1 ton big bag spreader per lift.

>> Other facilities

  Yes/No
Bunkering yes
Water yes
Slops yes
Shipchandler yes
Shipyard yes

Takoradi port map

>> Access specifications

Berth Cargo Lenght (m) Draught (m)
Wharves 2 General cargo 153 8.6
Wharves 3 General cargo 153 9.0
Wharves 4 Roro- General cargo 183 9.0
Wharves 5-6 Roro-General cargo 225 10.5
Buoys 1   195 (ship max. 180) 10.3
Buoys 3   203 (ship max. 185) 11.0
Buoys 6   174 (ship max. 150) 8.4
Buoys 7   150 (ship max. 120) 7
Buoys 9   92 5.5
Oil Berth Oil 120 8.4
Manganese berth Manganese 157 8.6 - 9.3 (high water)
Jubilee Terminal Offshore (Tullow) Crude Double hull required No draught restrictions

Viking & Halliburton shore base : services include water supply, bunkering, ship supplies, crew change, load out of oil well cement.




Vessels of draught 11m have to wait for high tide before passing the entrance to the port.
Water density: 1,025 / ISPS : Level 1 
Weather : Calm but easterly squalls from April to June. 
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Takoradi port facilities

>> Storage capacities
 

Bonded warehouses / Transit sheds 140,000 sqm
General cargo area 250,000 sqm
Plugs for reefer containers 100

There is no special facility for transit or general cargo because it is a general purpose port. It depends on the volume of cargo available at a given time, space is created at a given time depending on the type of cargo so the 250,000 sqm is applicable to all types of cargo.


>> Stevedoring equipment

  Quantity Capacity
Mobile crane 4 from 80 till 220* ton
Tugs 2 1,250 HP each

Shore Crane (Post Panamax Mobile Crane)

2 550tons Liebherr shore mobile crane for Container & General Cargo

* Mobile cranes : 80,130, 200 & 220 ton cranes available.

>> Other facilities

  Yes/No
Bunkering yes
Water yes
Slops yes
Shipchandler yes
Shipyard no


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