Infrastructure

All Namport STS cranes simultaneously operational

12 hours ago | 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 on a same vessel recently.“The 4500 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU)...

First visitor for cruise liner jetty

3 days 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. The Silver Whisper and the Viking Sun were the last...

Floating laboratory heading for WVB

1 week ago - 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 for September.This total could increase over time, with the confirmed...

New container terminal goes live

2 weeks ago - 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 port's regular cargo handling operations ceased between 17 and 23...

Industry developments increase dynamism of logistics hub

3 weeks ago - 27 August 2019 | Infrastructure

Namibia’s logistics and economic aspirations are on track to being realised, considering recent industry developments, which include road, rail and sea upgrades. The brand new container terminal commissioned at the Port of Walvis Bay earlier...

Containers relocated to new WVB terminal

3 weeks ago - 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

3 weeks ago - 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

1 month - 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

1 month - 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

1 month - 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...

Vehicle imports ­increase significantly

2 months ago - 14 July 2019 | Infrastructure

The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) recorded 274 504 freight tonnes of vehicles handled at the Port of Walvis Bay in the 2018/19 financial year. According...

Infrastructure

Vehicles destined for neighbouring countries...

2 months ago - 30 June 2019 | Infrastructure

The Roll-on/roll-off (RORO) Serenity Ace is scheduled to dock in the Port of Walvis Bay on 9 July. This visit will be followed by that...

Progress for Narraville shack dwellers

2 months ago - 23 June 2019 | Infrastructure

Narraville - Otis Finck The chairperson of the Narraville-based Namibian Shack Dwellers Federation (NSDF) network, Francisco Maree, says things are finally starting to happen...

Cargo destined for Botswana discharged

2 months ago - 23 June 2019 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay The general cargo vessel Noma­dic Milde docked with a consignment of 10 720 metric tonnes of project cargo destined for Botswana...

Elephants exported via port ...

3 months ago - 02 June 2019 | Infrastructure

Walvis BayThe Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) announced it had successfully and safely exported six elephants to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) through the...

Four ROROs heading for Walvis...

4 months ago - 20 May 2019 | Infrastructure

The Port of Walvis Bay will receiving calls from 4 Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) ships later this month, the provisional port log indicates.They will discharge over 350...

Oil storage capacity boosted ...

4 months ago - 20 May 2019 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay - Leandrea Louw The minister of mines and energy, Tom Alweendo, visited the National Oil Storage Facility in Walvis Bay recently....

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