MARPOL 73/78 and Port Reception Facilities Training Workshop

11 th – 13 th March, 2024
Tema, Ghana

A Training Workshop on MARPOL implementation and Port Reception Facilities operation organised for Port Authorities and Port Reception Facility Operators in West & Central Africa Ports by PENAf in collaboration with Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) and the Ports Management Association of West and Central Africa (PMAWCA) attracted participants from Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, and the Republic of Congo. Aimed at supporting the human capital development for improving environmental sustainability performance in African ports, the workshop sought to have private port reception facility operators work together with a common front and voice in taking up agency and both local and regional levels to define rules and norms for their operation and functioning in common and harmonised approaches.

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Past Events

5th African Ports International Environment & Social Sustainability Study Visit to Denmark Ports, 23 – 27 OCTOBER 2023

‘Innovating Actionable Green Solutions Towards Climate Neutral Ports’

Environmental practitioners, policy makers, and enthusiasts with interest in Africa’s ports, shipping and maritime sector, are encouraged to register and participate in the upcoming study visit to the Ports of Aarhus and Aalborg in Denmark scheduled for 23rd – 27th October, 2023.

We will be delving into how to advance and accelerate sustained climate initiatives and innovative actions for achieving concrete progress and desired positive net impact through knowledge sharing, collaborative partnerships, and developing joint projects in African ports.

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1st International Symposium in Management Studies 2022 (ISMS2022) for Walaika University, Thailand
9th September, 2022 (8.00 a.m.- 4.00 p.m.) via Zoom meeting using the link below.

Morning Session
Topic: The 1st International Symposium in Management Studies 2022 (ISMS2022)
Time: Sep 9, 2022 08:00-12.00 AM Bangkok

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ISMS 2022
ISMA 2022 speakers

Workshop on MARPOL/Port Reception Facilities for Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority
20th – 22nd July 2022, Tema

Theme: Effective Implementation of MARPOL in Ghana’s Ports Improving Port Reception Facilities and Services for Ship-Generated Wastes. Download available: Programme MARPOL PRF Workshop GPHA

3rd African Ports Environment & Sustainability Conference
11th-13th February 2020
Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo

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Theme: African Ports & the Sustainable Development Nexus: Challenges & Opportunities
Organised by: Ports Environmental Network-Africa (PENAf) in collaboration with Port Management Association for West and Central Africa (PMAWCA)
Hosted by: Port Authority of Pointe Noire (PAPN)

3ème Conférence sur l’Environnement et la Durabilité des Ports Africains
11 et 13 février 2020
Pointe Noire, République du Congo

Thème: Les ports africains et le Nexus du développement durable: défis et opportunités
Organisé par: Réseau pour l’Environnement des Ports d’Afrique (PENAf) en collaboration avec l’Association de Gestion des Ports pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre (AGPOAC)
Hosted by: Portuaire Autorité de Pointe Noire (PAPN)


Effective Implementation of MARPOL in Ghana’s Ports
Improving Port Reception Facilities and Services for Ship-Generated Wastes.