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Albayrak and Negmar Consortium of Turkey are the concessionaires in this public-private partnership (PPP) with the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) serving as both a grantor and shareholder in the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV). Maritime Transport Business Services (MTBS) of Netherlands is the Transaction Adviser which assisted the Government in the bidding process through the PPP […]
The Government of The Gambia has granted approval for the PPP agreement between GPA and Grupo Rodman of Spain for the design, construction, rehabilitation, operation, maintenance and hand back of the Banjul Shipyard facility under a concession contract. The decision specifically endorsed the proposal for the expansion of the Banjul Shipyard premises, to include the […]
On Thursday 28th October 2021, the Gambia Ports Authority and stakeholder institutions convened a Port Facility Maritime Security Exercise (PFMSE) in Banjul Port on the scenario “Fire/Explosion in a Port Installation.” The simulation exercise was in fulfillment of the requirements of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code; a Code developed and incorporated […]
Gambia Ports Authority in collaboration with Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) and the Port Management Association of West and Central Africa (PMAWCA) on Friday 31st May 2021 commenced a five-day capacity building training on Single Window and International Trade Felicitation at Metzy Residence Hotel in Kotu. The training sponsored by the Improvement of Port Customs and […]
Gambia Ports Authority bought additional two new buses for staff. These air-conditioned Ashok Leyland buses were bought from TK Motors in Banjul on ……………… The purchased of these buses are in line with GPA Management’s strategic approach in promoting staff welfare. They will certainly ensure a safe travel comfort for staff commuting daily to and […]
The Gambia Ports Authority Board of Directors has appointed the first-ever female Deputy Managing Director (DMD) since 1972. Naffi Macdouall’s official appointment dated 25th June 2021 came six months after the statutory retirement of former DMD Alhagi Cherno Ceesay. At the time of her elevation to DMD, Macdouall was the longest-serving Director of the Authority […]