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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 May 2013

    The role of transport and logistics has become increasingly important to accelerate the growth of Namibia’s economy and with the rapid growth in cargo volumes along the Walvis Bay corridors through the port of Walvis Bay and the benefits that the trade routes have to offer, Walvis Bay has been identified to become the logistics […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tau Morwe, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 3rd Cool Logistics Africa conference, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on 4-6 March 2014. As one of the five divisions of Transnet Ltd, South Africa’s national transport operator, TNPA is responsible for managing infrastructure […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tau Morwe, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 3rd Cool Logistics Africa conference, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on 4-6 March 2014. As one of the five divisions of Transnet Ltd, South Africa’s national transport operator, TNPA is responsible for managing infrastructure […]

  • 8 July 2013

    SADC member states must raise an estimated US$65 billion for short-term financing of an infrastructure plan for the energy, transport, water, information and technology, meteorology and tourism sectors, reports southerntimesafrica. The regional bloc agreed on a five-year infrastructure master plan in 2012. A major infrastructure project that could boost commerce in the region is the […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is gearing up to be a service provider to SA’s neighbouring ports. After assisting with the dredging of Walvis Bay harbour in Namibia, TNPA CEO Tau Morwe says SA is likely to tender for dredging work at Maputo harbour. TNPA signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maputo Port Development […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Next month ports authorities and terminal operators from over 11 African countries are heading to Cape Town, South Africa to develop collaborative approaches to ports expansion and regional trade facilitation during the African Ports Evolution 2012 Forum that will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront from 20 – 22 November 2012. The development […]