Takoradi


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Takoradi

(ˌtɑːkəˈrɑːdɪ)
n
(Placename) the chief port of Ghana, in the southwest on the Gulf of Guinea: modern harbour opened in 1928. Pop (with Sekondi): 335 000 (2005 est)
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Supplemental fuel income increased 4% year-on-year due to higher fuel prices at the international plants, notably Jorf Lasfar and Takoradi, and was partly offset by lower fuel revenues at the U.A.E.
Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) announces the completion of the initial phase (Takoradi scope) of the project to reverse flow gas from the Western Region of Ghana to the Tema Power enclave, which is being financed by the Corporation.
The youth, at a press conference in Takoradi, said they were aware of pockets of similar violence in times past, but 'we feel that it is about time to call on both Nana Kwesi Agyemang IX and Obrempong Hima Dekyi XIV to bury their differences and put the welfare of their subjects above their differences for the growth and development of Dixcove.'
The Volta River Authority (VRA) is constructing a new 220MW plant at Tema, while the existing Aboadze facility in Takoradi is being enlarged from 220MW to 330MW and will now run on gas instead of oil.
He said: 'I was very happy when I went to Takoradi to see that WAMCo is back on its feet and it's working well, and, in fact, it's beginning to make some money again for its shareholders, [of] which government is a 40% minority shareholder.
Europe-West Africa shipping specialist OT Africa Line (Otal) set a new record by shipping the two-storey-high, 45-tonne machine from Hamburg to Takoradi, securely lashed and welded onto the deck of one of Otal's multipurpose roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) vessels.
The band also paraded through the streets of Takoradi on Monday, where it treated market women, students, artisans, taxi drivers and other professionals to good music.