Infrastructure

Residents Association questions faulty fire hydrants

3 days ago - 20 July 2018 | Infrastructure

Jessica Botes In its most recent newsletter, the Swakopmund Residents Association (SRA) claims that many of the fire hydrants in town are damaged. This came to light during two recent fires at Dolphin Pharmacy and...

Innovative construction to benefit DRC

1 week ago - 13 July 2018 | Infrastructure

Adolf KaureAn initiative to start making houses with recycled plastic bottles was initiated by the Dantago-Women and Youth Development Association (WAYDA) in the DRC informal settlement.Dantago-WAYDA is a charity organisation that was established about eight...

Planners visit Walvis Bay port

1 week ago - 13 July 2018 | Infrastructure

Members of the Namibia Institute of Town and Regional Planners visited Namport and the municipality of Walvis Bay to learn more about major projects, challenges, and the future urban development projects. At the end of...

Huge shipment to Zambia

1 week ago - 13 July 2018 | Infrastructure

Namport corporate communication manager Taná Pesat confirmed that the port authority received a consignment of building materials to be used for the construction of the Kafulafuta Water Supply Treatment Plant in Ndola, Zambia. The shipment...

Truckport development approved

2 weeks ago - 06 July 2018 | Infrastructure

Leandrea LouwThe Walvis Bay municipal council gave principal approval to Moto Clearing Import and Clearing Agency for the development of a truckport and ancillary activities at Farm 58 behind Dune 7. According to Samson Nghilumbwa,...

Blasting causes havoc

2 weeks ago - 06 July 2018 | Infrastructure

Jessica BotesUnannounced blasting at a construction site outside Swakopmund had many residents fuming last week. A loud explosion was heard and earthquake-like shocks were felt...

Shared effort to deliver affordable land

3 weeks ago - 29 June 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis FinckMembers of the Namibian Shack Dwellers Federation (NSDF) in Narraville and various partners of the group started to fill up two large holes remaining...

On anchor

3 weeks ago - 29 June 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis FinckThe tanker ship Cubal, designed for transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG), recently arrived in the port of Walvis Bay for a brief stay. The...

Coastal house prices drop lower

1 month - 22 June 2018 | Infrastructure

The coastal property prices fell for the ninth month in a row, this time by 38% year-on-year (y/y).According to Josephat Nambashu, analyst at FNB Namibia,...

Namport welcomes imported vehicles

2 months ago - 18 May 2018 | Infrastructure

Four hundred and one vehicles including 228 sedans, 4x4 pick-ups and 173 trucks were offloaded from the RoRo Grand Orion. Namport acting commercial executive Tana...

Less vessel visits, more cargo handled

2 months ago - 18 May 2018 | Infrastructure

Vessel traffic is the heart of Namport's business. A total of 2 169 vessels visited the ports of Walvis Bay and Lüderitz from 1...

Unemployment curtails Build Together programme

2 months ago - 27 April 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis Finck - According to the management committee of the Swakopmund municipal council the most common challenges faced by affected beneficiaries of the 63 incomplete...

Infrastructure

RT Margo repaired ...

3 months ago - 20 April 2018 | Infrastructure

The 28 metre long RT Margo tugboat docked for maintenance and general repair purposes at one of the EBH dry docks last week. ...

Freight forwarding students graduate

3 months ago - 20 April 2018 | Infrastructure

Leandrea Louw - Twenty-eight Walvis Bay transport and logistics employees successfully completed the International Association for Freight Forwarders Association (FIATA) diploma by Global Maritime Learning...

Unfinished Build Together houses will...

3 months ago - 13 April 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis Finck - Mass housing beneficiaries with incomplete houses, especially those who are unemployed, will be given 12 months to finish the construction of their...

Turning Namibia into logistics hub

3 months ago - 13 April 2018 | Infrastructure

Several developments and investments in recent years have shown how far the Namibian Port Authori­ty (Namport) has already gone in achieving the objective of turning...

Asbestos roof sheets to be...

3 months ago - 06 April 2018 | Infrastructure

Adolf Kaure The Arandis town council announced that it will remove asbestos roof sheets from houses in the town. The project funded by Rössing Uranium...

Another safety record for CHEC...

3 months ago - 06 April 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis FinckChina Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), tasked with constructing the Namport off-shore container terminal and the National Oil Storage Facilities in Walvis Bay, has proved...

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