The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) is the national port authority of Ghana responsible for the governance, maintenance and operation of the ports of Ghana, principally the Port of Sekondi-Takoradi, the Port of Tema and the Fishing Harbour at Tema. GPHA main offices are in Sekondi-Takoradi, and Tema.
The Takoradi Harbour and Tema Harbour and ports serve Sekondi-Takoradi and Tema's role as manufacturing centres, and handles cargo in transhipment to and from bordering countries north of Ghana. The Golden Jubilee Terminal is a recently opened facility of the Tema port.
Container traffic through Tema Port has seen a lot of growth as has shipping activities in Takoradi port as a result of the oil find. Therefore, there is a need to expand both ports to meet the demands of the shipping and oil companies.