Centre for International Maritime Affairs, Ghana

CIMAG was founded as a non-partisan institution, to advance policy thinking on pressing Maritime issues linked to the blue economic challenges.

CIMAG seeks to narrow its research focus on the streams of Maritime Economy, Security/Safety and the Ecology.

Operating as usual

06/06/2022

Happy Constitution Day to the Government and People of Denmark ✨

18/05/2022

We celebrate and congratulate our hardworking women 🕊

18/05/2022

We say ayekoo to all the hardworking women in the maritime industry.

Is the Open Ship Registry system worth implementing? [Article] 12/05/2022

Is the Open Ship Registry system worth implementing? [Article]

https://citinewsroom.com/2022/05/is-the-open-ship-registry-system-worth-implementing-article/

Is the Open Ship Registry system worth implementing? [Article] Ghana per its operations in the maritime industry has favored the closed ship registry system since the post-independence era. In view of this, the Black

03/05/2022

EID DU FITR!

29/04/2022

Air pollution from ships decreases the quality of air, depletes the ozone layer, and causes tough acid rain.

MARPOL Annex VI provides stringent measures for the prevention of air pollution by ships.

Photos from Centre for International Maritime Affairs, Ghana's post 24/04/2022

There is a misconception that seafarers can only work onboard ships but that is not the reality. There are numerous career opportunities that one can pursue ashore.

Here is a list of careers that a DECK officer can pursue..

Photos from Centre for International Maritime Affairs, Ghana's post 18/04/2022

Commercial Shipping
insight !

14/04/2022

*Good News for Seafarers*

Seafarers issued with Certificates of Competency (CoCs) by The Ghana Maritime Authority can now be employed on France-flagged vessels and vice versa.

This follows a similar agreement with UK in the recent past.

10/03/2022

The ripple effect of Russian-Ukrainian conflict on global supply chain dimensions [Article]
https://citinewsroom.com/2022/03/the-ripple-effect-of-russian-ukrainian-conflict-on-global-supply-chain-dimensions-article/

08/03/2022

CIMAG celebrates all women on this special day !

06/03/2022

Happy Independence Anniversary

Freedom

01/03/2022

*UPDATE*

Pursuant to regulation I/10 of the STCW Convention, Ghana has executed MoUs with 36 countries.

Per the dictates of the MoU, seafarers issued with Ghanaian CoCs have the opportunity to be employed on vessels flying the flags of the countries listed below:

21/02/2022

Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) is happy to announce that from now onwards, seafarers who acquire Certificate of Competency(CoC) issued by Ghana Maritime Authority and for that matter, the Republic of Ghana, can work on UK and Red Ensign flagged vessels and vice versa.

16/02/2022

Illegal Unreported Unregulated ( IUU ) fishing depleting our fish stock

10/02/2022

Maritime codes !

19/01/2022

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16/01/2022

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16/01/2022

Please join us !

31/12/2021

Kindly join us 👏🏻

25/12/2021

Season’s Greetings

25/12/2021
Eye On Port - Live 20/12/2021

Eye On Port - Live

Mr. Kwabena Ofosu - Appiah, A Senior Fellow ( Trade Facilitation ) , was at his usual best on GPHA / Metro TV’s Eye On Port Program.
https://youtu.be/2RdegDTP2Zs

Eye On Port - Live Join us LIVE on Metro TV at 5:30pm this SUNDAY ( 19th December, 2021 )TOPIC FOR DISCUSSION: *2022: Expected Government Policies on Port and International Tra...

Eye On Port - Live 20/12/2021

Eye On Port - Live

CIMAG's take on "Expected Government Policies on Port and International Trade". Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RdegDTP2Zs




Eye On Port - Live Join us LIVE on Metro TV at 5:30pm this SUNDAY ( 19th December, 2021 )TOPIC FOR DISCUSSION: *2022: Expected Government Policies on Port and International Tra...

02/12/2021

Positioning ourselves in the wake of AFCTA!

17/11/2021

CIMAG was on the ground @ Keta

17/11/2021

CIMAG calls for investmnt into Research & Tech

Let’s save our oceanfront communities from tidal waves with appropriate technology .

05/11/2021

Open the land borders - CIMAG appeals .

26/10/2021

CIMAG appeals to government to open land borders for business .

06/10/2021

CIMAG to collaborate with Ports Journalists on maritime research https://www.gna.org.gh/1.21214773

01/10/2021

“Seafarers : at the core of shipping’s future “

28/09/2021

20/08/2021

Our Executive Director, Albert Derrick Fiatui, graduated from the Regional Maritime University with a Master’s in Ports and Shipping (Maritime) Administration.

Congratulations, Albert

ABOUT CIMA GHANA

BACKGROUND

CIMA was founded as a non-partisan institution, to advance policy thinking on pressing Maritime issues linked to the blue economic challenges.

CIMA seeks to narrow its research focus on the streams of Maritime Economy, Maritime Security/Safety and the Maritime Ecology/Environment Protection.

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General information

CIMA seeks to complement the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that convenes governments on shipping with industry involvement, including maritime safety and environmental issues. It is a structure developed for the private sector to focus on cross-cutting policies in support of sustainable blue growth.

It is a think tank and a catalyst for business opportunities in the industry, promoting and facilitating, networking, dialogue and synergies among its stakeholders.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00