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Drew Cosgrove, Accra

Posted by: Jamie on Friday December 02, 2011 (07:59:39)
Cape Coast fishing
Ghana

My name is Drew Cosgrove. I "commute" from Atlanta, GA to Accra, Ghana and I have a wife and daughter who still live in the US.

I work in the Petroleum Industry and my company received a new contract for one of its rigs to work in Ghana. I've done this for nearly a year starting back in April.


What challenges did you face during the move?

I have not had many challenges as I am a "commuter" but I was the one who was responsible for figuring out what the solutions were for those who did move in. The biggest thing is receiving your household goods. If you do not have an established agent handling the shipment you will be left with lots of fees and a very long "clearance" time.    more ...