Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President of Ghana, has led the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the first inland marine port in the Northern region of Ghana, along with an accompanying industrial park at Debre in the Central Gonja District of the Savannah Region. The project is being developed by LMI Holdings as part of the Trans-Volta Logistics Corridor, which aims to transport containers and bulk cargo from the Port of Tema to Burkina Faso and other landlocked countries through the Volta Lake. During the ceremony, Dr. Bawumia congratulated LMI Holdings for its impressive achievement and acknowledged the company’s extensive experience in infrastructure development. He also highlighted that the project will include an additional port at the termination point of the Tema-Mpakadan railway line to facilitate cargo embarkation and disembarkation from Tema and Debre. Furthermore,
Dr. Bawumia noted that LMI Holdings has invested over $450 million in assets and contributed over $3.4 billion in foreign direct investment to Ghana’s economy in the last 20 years through the development of Special Economic Zones. The ceremony was attended by high-ranking government officials, including the Minister for Transport, the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, and the Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority. Additionally, representatives from Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger were also present.