Infrastructure

Namport strengthens ties with France

13 hours ago | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The Namibian Ports Authority (­Namport), Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque (GPMD) and Agence Fran­çaise de Développement (AFD) signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the implementation of a technical cooperation...

Cementing ties

13 hours ago | Infrastructure

Pictured here are the Namport executive for information communication and technology Victor Ashikoto with the premier of South Africa's Gauteng province, David Makhura. Ashikoto hosted Makhura and Erongo governor Cleophas Mutjavikua at the Port of...

Bumpy road ahead

3 days ago - 14 February 2020 | Infrastructure

Swakopmund • [email protected] The Cross Border Road Transport – Regulators’ Forum (CBRT-RF) gathered at the Seaside Hotel to discuss progress over the two years since its establishment.The provision of efficient cross-border road transport spurred...

Options are running out

5 days ago - 12 February 2020 | Infrastructure

Swakopmund • [email protected] “The threat to Windhoek remains a reality. We just don’t have enough water,” said NamWater’s managing director, Abraham Nehemia, during a water conference held in the capital recently. “There are no...

New network tower for Walvis Bay

1 week ago - 09 February 2020 | Infrastructure

Byline - Walvis Bay • [email protected] The ground-breaking ceremony of a brand new network tower by PowerCom took place on Friday at Walvis Bay’s Extension 17. The investment is part of PowerCom’s infrastructure...

Manganese exports picking up

2 weeks ago - 04 February 2020 | Infrastructure

The first 30 000 tons of manganese for the year was shipped from the Port of Lüderitz on 11 January 2020, with the next shipment...

Heading to the Port of Walvis Bay

2 weeks ago - 04 February 2020 | Infrastructure

More than 28 vessel already visited the Port of Walvis Bay in the first month of the year. According to the provisional port log released...

Passenger liner jetty a benefit

3 weeks ago - 28 January 2020 | Infrastructure

The port authority has already hosted more than 11 cruise liners in its current financial year. This means that the frequency of passenger vessel visits...

Unlocking trade potential

3 weeks ago - 28 January 2020 | Infrastructure

The Botswana Dry Port facility in Walvis Bay has been growing steadily since inception. It was opened in 2015 after an agreement was reached...

Housing market remains under pressure

4 weeks ago - 20 January 2020 | Infrastructure

According to Ruusa Nandago, FNB Group Economist and author of the FNB Residential property report released on 16 January 2020, the index reached a historic...

First cruise ­liner for the New Year calls

1 month - 07 January 2020 | Infrastructure

The 12-deck 216 m vessel is currently on a 14 day round-trip South African and Namibian “New Year” cruise that began in Cape Town on...

Twenty eight vessels due

1 month - 31 December 2019 | Infrastructure

The port log indicates that 28 vessel visits have already been scheduled for the first month of the New Year. Vessels heading...

Infrastructure

Automation to drive improvement of...

1 month - 31 December 2019 | Infrastructure

Fitting to its new business strategy, TransNamib is assessing its current systems and processes. TransNamib’s Executive for Technology and Innovation, Logan Fransman, said that the...

Passenger liner jetty utilised

1 month - 24 December 2019 | Infrastructure

The new container terminal constructed on reclaimed land in the Port of Walvis Bay is currently operating at 30% capacity based on the current Twenty-Foot...

New passenger liner jetty put...

1 month - 24 December 2019 | Infrastructure

The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) said that the number of tourists arriving on board cruise ships for 2019 via Namibian ports equated to 21 779...

Namibia's second port a hive...

1 month - 24 December 2019 | Infrastructure

The fourth consignment of manganese ore totalling 30 000 metric tonnes was shipped from the Port of Lüderitz recently, with the next shipment due to...

ISO accreditations for Namport

2 months ago - 11 December 2019 | Infrastructure

The Namibia Ports Authority (Nam­port) once again secured and received its accreditations from the International Standards Organizations (ISO). This follows after a successful external audit...

Sustained flow of cruise liner...

2 months ago - 26 November 2019 | Infrastructure

The Queen Elizabeth passenger vessel recently docked at the new passenger terminal of the Namibian Port Authority (Namport) in Walvis Bay. “The vessel carrying...

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