Infrastructure

Road construction creates employment

3 days ago - 24 October 2021 | Infrastructure

Henties Bay The first phase (section A) of the Swakopmund – Henties Bay – Uis – Khorixas – Kamanjab road project has been completed at a cost of N$940 million, wholly funded by...

Walvis Bay container terminal on the move

1 week ago - 19 October 2021 | Infrastructure

The Namibian Ports Authority welcomed the Top Elegance and Maersk Sofia on Friday and Saturday respectively. Both vessels are not new to the Port of Walvis Bay. The 189.89m Top Elegance docked on 12...

‘Lights on’ for Saamstan township

2 weeks ago - 12 October 2021 | Infrastructure

Usakos •[email protected] Sixty houses were equipped with electricity supply infrastructure in the Saamstan informal settlement of Usakos. Speaking at the occasion, Erongo RED chief executive Fessor Mbango, said that the regional electricity...

Copper cathodes destined for USA exported via Walvis Bay...

2 weeks ago - 12 October 2021 | Infrastructure

The second breakbulk shipment of copper cathodes were recently exported via the Port of Walvis Bay Namport announced that it recorded a significant milestone when the Unisea vessel docked at the Port earlier this...

Private operator being considered to run container terminal

2 weeks ago - 07 October 2021 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) is looking at a private sector partner to manage its N$4.2 billion container terminal in Walvis Bay. In a memo dated 4 October and addressed to staff,...

TKCS successes ­despite Covid-19

3 weeks ago - 05 October 2021 | Infrastructure

Challenges of navigating a global pandemic, with countries implementing strict protocols at ports of entry, workplaces operating with reduced capacity, uncertainties and lockdowns, meant embracing...

Port security strengthened

1 month - 26 September 2021 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay •[email protected] Namibia is the first country in SADC that boasts a Container Control Programme (CCP) funded by the United States government...

US war ship departs

1 month - 21 September 2021 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The USS Hershel “Woody” Williams arrived on its maiden visit to the Port of Walvis Bay.Vessel staff conducted joint...

Otweya home development explained

1 month - 16 September 2021 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Following a report in a national newspaper saying that president Hage Geingob handed over “incomplete” houses to beneficiaries of...

American Warship to conduct joint naval exercises with Namibian...

1 month - 15 September 2021 | Infrastructure

The USS Hershel “Woody” Williams’ (HWW) under command of Captain Chad Graham USN will be on a visit in the Port of Walvis Bay from...

Namport sets record straight on ‘container collapse’

1 month - 13 September 2021 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) released a statement concerning containers that allegedly collapsed in port. Elias Mwenyo, Namport executive for commercial...

New dawn for Otweya residents

1 month - 12 September 2021 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay •[email protected] President Hage Geingob officially handed over houses to the residents of Otweya, formerly known as Twaloloka, on Friday. The residents...

Infrastructure

President to hand over Otweya...

1 month - 09 September 2021 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • [email protected] President Hage Geingob will officially hand over the houses built for the Twaloloka fire victims in Walvis Bay on...

Audit report raises more questions...

1 month - 01 September 2021 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • [email protected] An abridged report related to the Mass Urban Land Servicing Project (MULSP) investigation released by the Walvis Bay municipality,...

HANDS ON

1 month - 31 August 2021 | Infrastructure

The deputy minister of works and transport, Veikko Nekundi, recently undertook a two-day familiarisation visit to the Walvis Bay-Kranzberg and Kranzberg-Tsumeb railway line to monitor...

Two vessels on maiden calls...

2 months ago - 19 August 2021 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay The Namibian Ports Authority welcomed the CMA CGM Nabucco and the Ulsan at its new container terminal on Saturday. The container...

Motion to stop sale of...

2 months ago - 15 August 2021 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) councillor Richard Hoaeb who serves on the Walvis Bay municipal council, tabled a motion concerning...

‘We are tired of living...

2 months ago - 11 August 2021 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay •[email protected] The residents of Otweya (formerly Twaloloka), say they are tired of living in tents. The group has been accommodated in tents after...

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