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  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Namibia has launched an expanded container terminal at the Port of Walvis Bay, projected to double the country’s annual container handling capacity. Works on the expansion of the terminal started in 2014 and were completed by China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) under a project worth $268 million. The project, inaugurated on August 2 by Hage […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging at both the port of Walvis Bay and the port of Lüderitz, undertaken by Jan De Nul, is progressing according to schedule, the Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) reports. This cleanup scheme, worth around $8 million, involves the removal of the fine silts which settle in these areas over time as part of a natural process. […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Namibia’s Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernard Esau said last week that his ministry has not changed its position regarding the moratorium on marine mining activities in the country. In September last year, Cabinet decided to place a moratorium on marine phosphate mining to enable the line ministry to conduct a strategic environmental assessment. […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On November 8, CHEC held the signing ceremony of Walvis Bay container terminal EPC contract in Windhoek, capital of Namibia. Li Yi, general manager of CHEC Angola Management Center and Bisey Uirab, CEO of the Namibian Port Authority signed the contract on behalf of respective sides. With a contract value of 300 million US dollars […]

  • 11 November 2013

    The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Namibia on Friday, November 8, 2013 signed a ZAR 2.9 billion (US $338 million) sovereign guaranteed loan to Nambia Ports Authority (Namport) to finance the construction of a container terminal at Walvis Bay New Port. In line with its Ten Year Strategy and focus on infrastructure development and […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian-based Deep Sea Mining Campaign has congratulated the Namibian Government’s on its decision to place a moratorium on seabed mining. “The Deep Sea Mining campaign applauds the Namibian government’s decision to impose a moratorium for 18 months on marine phosphate mining” said Natalie Lowrey, communications coordinator for the Deep Sea mining campaign. “Environmentalists and […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Construction of phase one of the new Southern African Development Community (SADC) Gateway Port at Walvis Bay will commence in 2014, reports namibiansun.com. The estimated costs of the rest of the phases are about N$30 billion. As the informante reports one of the main catalysts that spurred the fast tracking of such a new port […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation has signed a charter agreement for the vessel mv DP The Explorer with International Mining and Dredging Holding Ltd. to carry out a diamond-sampling program on the Exclusive Prospecting Licence 3403 Marine Diamond Concession in Namibia. The program is expected to start on or about November 25th, 2012, and will last […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today congratulated Namibian Marine Phosphate on news it has received a mining licence from that country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry. “It’s an exciting global milestone for the industry,” CRP chief executive Chris Castle said. “We hope to be in a similar position within a few months.” NMP is now waiting to […]

  • 20 September 2012

    The Namibia Port Authority (NAMPORT) has unveiled plans to spend more than N$3 billion on the expansion of a new container terminal at Walvis Bay. “The large-scale expansion programme at Namport will contribute to government’s goal of job creation through the Targeted Intervention Programme for Employment and Economic Growth (TIPEEG),“ said Erongo Regional Governor, Cleophas […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Cabinet liaison officer in the Ministry of Works and Transport Grace Mubonenwa said the Ministry of Works and Transport plans to dredge the Zambezi River from Katima Mulilo to Impalila Island to enable the barge to operate through out the year, and that the tender to purchase the dredger has already been awarded. The ministry […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The New Era reports that last year the Namibian Ports Authority announced plans for an ambitious N$1.7billion container terminal expansion at the port of Walvis Bay. But this N$1.7b expansion project has not commenced as shareholder consultations continue. The company also indicated that the existing container terminal at the port of Walvis Bay will reach […]

  • 23 April 2012

      Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation has reached agreement with International Mining and Dredging Holding Ltd to start a geophysical survey on Exclusive Prospecting Licence 3403 marine diamond concession in Namibia on or about April 28, 2012. Afri-Can has chartered the vessel SP Star from IMDH to carry out a geophysical survey that will cover a […]

  • 30 September 2011

    A R2 billion initiative by the Namibia Port Authority (Namport) to expand the deep water port at Walvis Bay from 2012 could consolidate the… By Felix Njini (southerntimesafrica) [mappress] Source: southerntimesafrica, September 30, 2011;

  • 30 June 2011

    Plans are underway to expand the port limits of Walvis Bay in the few weeks to come, once the new boundary is published in the Official… By Floris Steenkamp (informante) [mappress] Source: informante, June 30, 2011

  • 15 April 2011

      Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has today opened its latest Marine Service Centre, in Walvis Bay, Namibia. The investment is the latest stage in the development of a global Marine Service Centre network, which brings the expertise of Rolls-Royce engineers to customers around the world. Rolls-Royce has opened seven Marine Service Centres in the […]

  • 25 November 2010

    Millions of dollars worth of investment by NamPort will enable the Port of Walvis Bay to host larger container vessels. With the start of… By Francios Olivier (sun) [mappress] Source: sun, November 25, 2010;

  • 14 October 2010

    Namibia’s port authority Namport plans to spend R2.7 billion (N$2.7bn) on upgrading the port of Walvis Bay within the next three to four years, says Walvis Bay Corridor Group CEO, Johny Smith. As has been previously reported in PORTS & SHIPS, Walvis Bay is to be expanded with a new container terminal that will double […]

  • 12 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    JOHANNESBURG – Aim-listed Firestone Diamonds has been selected as the preferred candidate to build and operate a new dredge and a 11,5-million ton a year floating treatment plant (FTP) for Namibian diamond-miner Namdeb… [mappress] Source: Mining Weekly, March 12, 2010

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Walvis Bay Port new container terminal that will position Namibia as a regional logistic hub and gateway to international markets are well underway, according to the African Development Bank Group. The project includes the construction of a new container terminal on a 40Ha of land reclaimed from the sea, which is expected to lead to […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Deltares, Delft University of Technology and IHE, have found that the eroding of sand beaches is less dramatic than is generally assumed. There are more sandy beaches that grow worldwide, than ones that shrink. This is the outcome of the study by the researchers who analysed changes in 50,000 beaches over a 35-year […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marin Teknikk AS, a Norway based company involved in engineering services for shipyards and ship owners, has entered into an agreement with Debmarine Namibia for design and engineering of a new MT6027 Seabed Mining vessel. The new vessel will be the largest ship ever designed by Marin Teknikk. With a length of 177 meters and a breadth of […]

  • 29 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 22-29).   Van Oord Completes Koper Gig Van Oord recently completed the €1.7 million worth Luka Koper dredging project.   Jan De Nul to Dredge PSA Panama With the beginning of the quay and dredging works, a major step forward has […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Fields International (DFI) is in the process of restarting offshore marine operations on its Namibian concessions in a joint venture with International Mining and Dredging South Africa Limited SPV1 (IMD), a subsidiary of International Mining and Dredging Holdings, Limited (IMDH) and an associate company of Nutam Ltd. of Namibia. Pursuant to an agreement between […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 4,500 TEU capacity Maersk Copenhagen called APM Terminals’ West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) in Onne (Port Harcourt), Nigeria on December 3rd, becoming the largest vessel to visit the Eastern Nigerian port. The port is located along the Bonny River near Port Harcourt in Rivers State and serves major markets in East Nigeria and the […]

  • 19 December 2013

    The Namibian Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, the Hon. Bernhard Esau, made the following announcements relating to the Moratorium on Deep-sea Phosphate Mining in an interview with NAMPA (Namibia Press Agency) earlier this week: In September 2013 his Ministry had made a submission to Cabinet to place an 18-month moratorium on deep-sea phosphate mining […]