The United States (US) and the Royal Danish governments have commissioned and dedicated a newly constructed mobile camp and other projects and equipment for the Ghana Navy Special Boat Squadron (GNSBS) on Friday, 14 July 2023 at the Naval Training Command (NAVTRAC), Nutekpor.
The assembled prefabricated mobile camp donated by the Danish Government will serve as a vital operational base, providing the SBS with the necessary infrastructure and facilities to effectively plan and execute missions. It will also serve as a hub for training, coordination and joint operations, fostering interoperability between the SBS and its local and international partners.
On the other hand, the US Government also supported the SBS with two 38ft Defender Class Safe Boats, US Marine Forces Africa SBS Equipping kits and replaced the NAVTRAC Pontoon Pier. Additionally, the US Ambassador to Ghana, Her Excellency Virginia Palmer broke ground for the construction of the SBS boat storage facility and a boat ramp.
The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) the Naval Training Command (NAVTRAC), Commodore Bright Emmanuel Kojo Atiayao, in his welcome address expressed his appreciation to the United States and Danish Government’s for their thoughtfulness towards equipping the command.