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  • 6 July 2017

    Eco Atlantic has welcomed the news on Tullow Oil’s farm-out of a portion of a stake in an offshore license in Nambia to India’s ONGC. As Offshore Energy Today has reported, ONGC Videsh has reached a binding agreement with Tullow Oil to buy 30 percent interest in Namibia Petroleum Exploration License 0037 for Blocks 2112A, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      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 […]

  • 14 July 2006

    SALVORS working to free the stricken 17000-ton Safmarine Agulhas from her precarious perch on the East London harbour sea wall, favour using the same strategy the company employed when it successfully refloated the 133-metre-long container ship Umfolozi in the Walvis Bay harbour last year. Smit Salvage successfully raised the Umfolozi from where the vessel sank […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has 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 last […]

  • 5 August 2019

    Works on the expansion of the terminal started in 2014

  • 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;

  • 16 April 2014

    Ship repair company Elgin Brown & Hamer (EBH) Namibia recently secured the contract to dock and repair the jack-up oil rig, Seawork 1 at the newly-acquired Panamax floating dock in Walvis Bay. The project entailed the rig being lifted clear out of the water to facilitate repair work – a first for EBH Namibia. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 Gaze… (Informante) [mappress] Source: Informante, June 30, 2011;

  • 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;

  • 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

  • 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 […]