Infrastructure

New terminal records improved container handling

11 hours ago | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • ContributedThe terminal division deployed at the new container terminal efficiently managed to record 27 moves per hour for the vessel Rhine Maersk recently.This is a result of the recent investment...

BHL shortens road link between Walvis Bay and the...

11 hours ago | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • ContributedBuks Haulage Limited (BHL) has recently upgraded a 221km stretch of gravel road between Kaoma and Kasempa in Zambia to contribute to timesaving on the Walvis Bay-Ndola-Lubumbashi Development Corridor (WBNLDC). This improved...

Changing the way ­business is done

1 week ago - 08 October 2019 | Infrastructure

The recently inaugurated container terminal at the Port of Walvis Bay can change the way Namibia conducts business, says communications strategist Usi //Hoebeb. “Increasing the throughput capacity of the port in terms of its container...

Crane operators graduate

1 week ago - 08 October 2019 | Infrastructure

Thirty-two Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) Walvis Bay employees were trained to operate the four new Ship to Shore (STS) Cranes. These cranes were acquired by Namport to a tune of N$440 million, to assist with...

Botswana Dry Port expands its services

1 week ago - 08 October 2019 | Infrastructure

The Botswana Dry Port, managed by Sea Rail Botswana, is undergoing a facelift at its premises at the Port of Walvis Bay. The dry port's facilities are currently upgraded and 40 reefer plug points...

Namport honours its long serving employees

1 week ago - 08 October 2019 | Infrastructure

The Namibian Port's Authority (Namport) rolled out the red carpet to honour all long serving employees at the Annual Long Service Awards Cere­mony. A total...

Crane operators graduate

1 week ago - 07 October 2019 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • Leandrea Louw Thirty-two employees of the Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) in Walvis Bay were trained to operate four new Ship-to-Shore...

New container terminal frees up space in harbour ...

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2019 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay's new container terminal with a capacity of at least 750 000 TEUs per annum went online on 24 August and provides ample space...

All Namport STS cranes simultaneously operational

3 weeks ago - 19 September 2019 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay The four brand new Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes were for the first time since the commissioning of the New Container Terminal simultaneously operational...

First visitor for cruise liner jetty

4 weeks ago - 17 September 2019 | Infrastructure

After a prolonged absence, the Port of Walvis Bay's 2019-2020 cruise season will recommence on 18 October with the arrival of Phoenix Reisen's Albatros. ...

Floating laboratory heading for WVB

1 month - 10 September 2019 | Infrastructure

The provisional port log released by the Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) shows that more than 30 vessels will call at the Port of Walvis Bay...

New container terminal goes live

1 month - 03 September 2019 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay's new container terminal went online on 24 August, with RDO Favour being the first container vessel to dock at berth 11. The...

Infrastructure

Containers relocated to new WVB...

1 month - 25 August 2019 | Infrastructure

Staff members of the Namibian Port Authority (Namport) operations department relocated all containers from the current container yard to the newly build container terminal on...

Louw ­skippers operations forum

1 month - 25 August 2019 | Infrastructure

The newly elected Container Liners Operations Forum (CLOF) chairman, Martin Louw, previously served as vice chair and replaced Willie Prosser as head of the organisation....

Linking up Namibia and Zambia...

1 month - 18 August 2019 | Infrastructure

Great strides have been made to develop Namibian roadways, and in particular the Port of Walvis Bay with its new offshore container terminal ready to...

New ­container terminal ­inaugurated

2 months ago - 06 August 2019 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • Leandrea Louw The brand new Namibia Ports Authority (Namport) container terminal on reclaimed land in Walvis Bay was officially inaugurated by...

Namport reinstates remorseful workers

2 months ago - 04 August 2019 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • Leandrea Louw The Namibian Ports ­Authority (Namport) reinstated 53 of the 86 employees it dismissed in May this year for taking...

Zimbabwe Dry Port inaugurated ...

2 months ago - 04 August 2019 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay - Leandrea Louw Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa recently inaugurated the Zimbabwe Dry Port in Walvis Bay.Mnangagwa said that this new facility will...

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