Infrastructure

WBCG planning ahead

2 days ago - 20 April 2018 | Infrastructure

Namibia needs to excel at competing with traditional routes into the region as an infant to the global logistics scene. The Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) says it remains cognisant of this and continues...

RT Margo repaired

2 days 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. The highly manoeuvrable tug, which has three propellers with 60...

Freight forwarding students graduate

2 days 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 Solutions (GMLS) and graduated last week Thursday. The FIATA diploma...

Unfinished Build Together houses will be repossessed

1 week 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 homes. The management committee (MC) of the municipality thus...

Turning Namibia into logistics hub

1 week 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 Namibia into a trading hub. The construction of the container...

Asbestos roof sheets to be removed

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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...

Shack dwellers on the move

3 weeks ago - 29 March 2018 | Infrastructure

The Shack Dwellers Federation (SDF) group in Narraville consisting of 32 groups with 790 members, commenced with a cleaning up campaign at Farm 32 where...

Passenger liner traffic picks up

3 weeks ago - 29 March 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis FinckAstor will be the first of five cruise ships calling at the port of Walvis Bay in April. The vessel departed from Cape Town...

Queen Mary II anchored in local hearts

3 weeks ago - 29 March 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis Finck The Create Foundation recently received and distributed a donation of linen and jackets from Cunard – the cruise line that operates the Queen...

Shack Dwellers Federation's work appreciated

1 month - 23 March 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis Finck WALVIS BAYNamibia’s first lady and patron of the Shack Dwellers Federation (SDF) Monica Geingos welcomed a N$3 million budget increase (from N$7 million...

New deep water port viable alternative for Lüderitz

1 month - 16 March 2018 | Infrastructure

Contributed The Port of Lüderitz is constrained by its shallow depth of -8.75 metres chart datum and limited backup land area behind the quay walls....

Infrastructure

Roads and skills essential for...

1 month - 09 March 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis Finck Namibia will struggle to reach the goal of turning the country into a logistics hub for the South African Development Countries (SADC)...

Lüderitz port ready and able...

1 month - 09 March 2018 | Infrastructure

Contributed The bulk carrier Agonistis became the largest vessel to call at the port of Lüderitz. Namport corporate communications manager...

Big plans for waterfront

1 month - 02 March 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis Finck Namport port Engineer Elzevir Gelderbloem says the existing Walvis Bay waterfront will be completely demolished. Gelderbloem told attendees at a public information...

The importance of Walvis Bay...

1 month - 02 March 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis Finck Walvis Bay was still under South African rule after Namibia became independent in 1990. The harbour town and string of off-shore...

Exciting times ahead for Namport...

1 month - 02 March 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis Finck Once the new Namport offshore container terminal on reclaimed land is completed and becomes operational, the port of Walvis Bay will be able...

Brazilian navy visits port of...

1 month - 02 March 2018 | Infrastructure

Otis Finck The Brazilian Navy ocean patrol vessel Amazonas P120 is visiting the port of Walvis Bay from 2 to 7 March....

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