Port of Takoradi

Ghana

General Information

Address PO Box 708
Takoradi
Ghana

Port Authority Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

Phone 233 31 24073

Fax 233 31 24874

Email takoradi@ghanaports.gov.gh

Coordinates 4º 53' 2'' N, -1º -44' -22'' W

Decimal 4.884, -1.7395

UN/LOCODE GHTKD

Port Type Harbor

Port Size Small

Website www.ghanaports.gov.gh

Terminal Yes

The Takoradi Harbour is in the Western region of Ghana. It is located in the industrial district of Sekondi-Takoradi and is the oldest harbour in Ghana. The Takoradi harbour and the Tema Harbour are the only harbours in Ghana.

List of main shipping lines serving the port

CMA CGM, DELMAS, EUROAFRICA, GSL, Hapag-Lloyd, LIBRA, Maersk, MESSINA, MSC, NORDANA, OTAL, Safmarine

Port Detail

Inland port No

Entrance Restrictions

Mean tide 1 foot m

Tide

Overhead Limit

Swell

Water Depth

Channel 31 - 35 feet 9.4 - 10 meters

Cargo Pier 26 - 30 feet 7.1 - 9.1 meters

Mean Tide 1 foot

Anchorage 26 - 30 feet 7.1 - 9.1 meters

Oil Terminal 26 - 30 feet 7.1 - 9.1 meters

Harbor Characteristics

Harbor Size Medium

Shelter Fair

Max Vessel Size Over 500 feet in length

Harbor Type Coastal Breakwater

Turning Area

Pilotage

Compulsory

Available

Advisable

Local Assist

Supplies

Provisions

Fuel Oil

Deck

Water

Diesel Oil

Engine

Lifts & Cranes

0-24 Ton Lifts

25-49 Ton Lifts

50-100 Ton Lifts

100+ Ton Lifts

Fixed Cranes

Mobile Cranes

Floating Cranes

Loading & Unloading

Wharves

Med Moor

Ice

Anchor

Beach

Tugs

Assist

Salvage

Quarantine

Pratique

Deratt Cert

Port Services

Longshore

Electrical Repair

Steam

Electrical

Navigation Eq

Repairs, Drydock & Other Services

Ship Repairs Limited

Marine Railroad Medium

Degauss -

Drydock Size Small

Garbage Disposal

Dirty Ballast

Communications

Telephone

Radio

Air

Telegraph

Radio Tel

Rail