First Power Barge Yet To Leave Turkey, Reports Of It Heading For Ghana Untrue

First Power Barge Yet To Leave Turkey, Reports Of It Heading For Ghana Untrue

Reports from The Chronicle Newspaper indicates that the first power barge from Turkey's Karpowerhip which was early on reported to have set sail to Ghana actually is still resting on the shores of Turkey.

Investigations conducted by The Chronicle shows that engineering structure never set sail for Ghana but rather was moved from the quay just after the commissioning in order to make way for other big vessels at the very position the barge was occupying.

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In fact, Turkish authorities have revealed that government officials from Ghana are still seeking partnership for the provision of fuel on which the power barge is expected to run as it sets sail to Ghana and that all news reports of the barge on its way was untrue.

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Meanwhile, The Chronicle Newspaper, in its quest to find answers over the barges from the Power Minister remains futile as the paper states the minister stayed reticent on the matter.

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The first emergency power barge from Turkey expected to add some 225 megawatts of power to the national electricity grid has set sail for Ghana and thus is expected to set sail before the month ends.

Credit - The Chronicle Newspaper

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