The Authority

The Authority operates under the ministerial responsibility of the Ministry of Transport and has a two-tier organisational structure, viz:

The Governing Board

This is made up of institutional representation of various importers and exporters as well as government agencies responsible for maritime trade and transport.

List of Institutions with representation on the Governing Board

  • Ghana Timber millers Association
  • Ghana Supply Company Ltd
  • Association of Ghana Industries
  • Ministry of Trade and Industry
  • Ghana Revenue Authority
  • Timber Industry Development
  • Ghana Chamber of Commerce 
  • Ghana Chamber of Mines
  • Cocoa Marketing Company
  • Ghana Ports and Harbour Authority
  • Ghana Shippers’ Authority

The Secretariat

The Authority’s Secretariat is managed by a group of highly skilled professionals who are directed by a Chief Executive Officer. To adequately perform its functions, the Secretariat has three branch offices that are strategically located in Kumasi, Takoradi and Tema.

The Secretariat works through eight functional departments, namely Freight & Logistics, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation, Shipper Services & Trade Facilitation, Management