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GMA destroyed 20 wooden boats for illegal bunkering

The Ghana Oceanic Power (GMA) has

hardened its clampdown on unlawful bunkering by obliterating 20 enormous kayaks seized at the

Home Port of the Western Maritime Order.

A joint Naval force, GMA and Marine Police activity prompted the capture of the boats,

prevalently known as "Dendey", which are frequently utilized for carrying enormous volumes of

oil based goods for cash without permit or allow to work such specialty at the

Takoradi safe haven in the Sekondi-Takoradi City.

The proprietors of the vessels rushed during the activity and despite the capture of

their boats, have wouldn't benefit themselves, leaving the GMA with no choice except for to

go through the interaction and obliterate the boats to act as an impediment to other similar individuals.

Unlawful endeavor

Tending to columnists during the annihilation of the boats, the Delegate DirectorGeneral of the Ghana Sea Authority, Daniel Appianin, said the enormous size boats

were developed deliberately for unlawful bunkering exercises, which had likewise turned into a

public safety danger, as well as loss of income to the State.

He said per the law, any individual or substance that wished to construct and work a boat or

had an expectation to develop a boat or vessel utilized in the country's sea space

required authorization from the State (GMA).

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