Infrastructure

Shack Dwellers finally reap fruits of their labour

16 hours ago | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay •[email protected] Members of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) were in high spirits on Saturday.The ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of houses on 68 erven took place in Narraville almost ten years...

Navigational warning issued

6 days ago - 04 August 2020 | Infrastructure

Port captain Lukas Kaufuna issued a written navigational warning to all vessels tied up in the commercial harbour regarding the seasonal surge currently experienced. Swell surges are surface gravity waves and not the normal wind...

‘Silver lining’ for Namdock

1 week ago - 29 July 2020 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay The towering 350 foot Valaris 109 shallow water jack-up rig from Angola etched against the Walvis Bay skyline, is noticeable from a few kilometres away. Unfortunately its legs have been misidentified...

Henties council moves to resuscitate housing project

4 weeks ago - 13 July 2020 | Infrastructure

Henties Bay • [email protected] Henties Bay municipal council has initiated a legal process to ensure that a low cost housing project in Extension 7 of Omdel which came to a standstill, is completed. This follows...

Massive shipment of sulphur arrives

1 month - 07 July 2020 | Infrastructure

Coleman Transport was contracted by a local Uranium mine to offload and transport 42 000 tons of sulphur from the Port of Walvis Bay to the mine. The transport company provides temporary employment to...

Vehicle imports continue

1 month - 07 July 2020 | Infrastructure

A total of 2 427 vehicles were offloaded at the Port of Walvis Bay from RORO vessels from the beginning of 2020 to date. The...

Mediterranean Bridge sets new record

1 month - 30 June 2020 | Infrastructure

Walvs Bay The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) received one of the largest vessels to ever dock in Namibian waters last week.CMA CGM-operated MV Mediterranean...

African record for reefer lifts

1 month - 30 June 2020 | Infrastructure

Maersk made history last weekend at the Port of Walvis Bay when they broke their own African record for reefer lifts on a single vessel.Reefers...

Namport records 30% increase in cargo handling

1 month - 23 June 2020 | Infrastructure

The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) handled 1 million tons of cargo carried along the transport corridors from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020. ...

Cross-border truck drivers stigmatized

1 month - 19 June 2020 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Cross-border truck drivers are facing immense criticism and stigmatization due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking to a few truck...

Engen secures services of 2000 MT Barge

1 month - 14 June 2020 | Infrastructure

Engen has enhanced bunkering supply in Namibia by acquiring the exclusive services of a 2000 MT Barge. This move is regarded as a big...

Impressive efficiencies at Walvis Bay port

2 months ago - 09 June 2020 | Infrastructure

The general cargo vessel Unistream recently called at the port of Walvis Bay to offload 7 500 tonnes of manganese ore destined for CNNC’s Rössing...

Infrastructure

Namport steaming ahead

2 months ago - 02 June 2020 | Infrastructure

The provisional port log indicates that 27 vessels will be calling between 3 and 28 June. This includes 11 container vessels, six fishing vessels, four...

Namport looking to provide safekeeping...

2 months ago - 22 May 2020 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay Travel restrictions resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic have invariably and adversely impacted the cruise tourism industry with tourist not travelling any...

Index shows rental rebound

2 months ago - 21 May 2020 | Infrastructure

Contributed Overall, residential rent prices rebounded from a 2-year negative growth cycle, says FNB Market Research Manager Frans Uusiku in the Rental Index for the...

Back to business at Namdock

2 months ago - 13 May 2020 | Infrastructure

PULLQUOTE; Walvis Bay Namdock, which docked vessels on the first day of resuming full operation, anticipates that its shipyard – which includes three floating...

Truck isolation facility opens

3 months ago - 05 May 2020 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • [email protected] An isolation facility strictly catering for incoming truckers was officially opened on Tuesday.The facility is located in the...

Largest container vessel calls...

3 months ago - 27 April 2020 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The Maersk Sheerness on Friday became the largest vessel yet to call at the Port of Walvis Bay.Plans to facilitate the...

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