Walvis Bay

General information

Name:
Walvis Bay
Country:
Namibia
UN/Locode:
NAWVB
Local time:
Moored Vessels:
47
Expected Vessels:
37
Berths:
2
Coordinates:
S 22° 57' E 014° 29'

Moored Vessels

Name
Type
Moored
Unclassified
09.12. 10:03
Fishing Vessel
04.12. 08:50
Cargo Ship
03.12. 00:42
Fishing Vessel
08.12. 05:37
Cargo Ship
05.12. 04:38
Fishing Vessel
09.12. 04:27
Tanker
08.12. 08:01
Fishing Vessel
28.11. 16:08
Unclassified
02.12. 14:32
Unclassified
08.12. 15:53

Expected Vessels

Name
Type
Expected
Cargo Ship
09.12. 18:00
Cargo Ship
10.12. 12:30
Cargo Ship
11.12. 01:01
Cargo Ship
15.12. 21:00
Cargo Ship
17.12. 05:00
Cargo Ship
17.12. 23:00
Cargo Ship
23.12. 09:00
Cargo Ship
28.12. 05:00
Tanker
29.12. 01:01
Cargo Ship
30.12. 00:00

Sailed Vessels

Name
Type
Sailed
Cargo Ship
08.12. 21:19
Unclassified
08.12. 11:51
Cargo Ship
08.12. 09:19
Tanker
08.12. 06:42

Latest news

DP World and Namibia’s Nara Namib Sign MoU on Walvis Bay Free Economic Zone for Industry and Logistics

Wed Nov 13 07:10:25 CET 2019 arnekiel

Global trade enabler DP World has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with Namibia’s Nara Namib Free Economic Industrial Zone today to develop a free economic zone for industry and logistics in Walvis Bay to support the growth of Namibia as a regional hub for Southern Africa. Development of the first 50 hectares phase of the zone has the potential to create 3,000 jobs and help attract investment to Namibia of N$ 3.5 billion (approx. US$237 million). Expansion to 1,500 hectares is expected to increase the potential investment to N$25 billion (around US$1.7 billion) with 20,000 job opportunities.

One dead in ship fire

Mon Aug 19 10:15:39 CEST 2019 Timsen

In the morning of Aug 17, 2019, around 7 a.m. a fire broke out aboard the Namibian trawler "Ocean Tide", 296 gt (IMO: 7220839), which was moored at the jetty of the Seaworks Fish Processors. One of the 20 crew members on board, was found dead following the fire. The deceased was identified as 40-year-old Hausiku Mathews Sivambo. It was believed he became trapped inside the vessel and burned to death. His body was removed the next morning. The family of the deceased was present at the scene. A police investigation into the cause of the fire was ongoing. Report with photo: https://www.nbc.na/news/one-dead-after-vessel-caught-fire-walvis-bay.21902

Namport’s new container terminal soon operational

Sun Jul 21 20:51:35 CEST 2019 arnekiel

NAMPORT’s new container terminal will be officially inaugurated on 2 August, and normal operations are expected to start on it on 24 August. The new terminal, constructed at a cost of N$4 billion, is expected to increase container handling capacity from the current 355 000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) to up to 1 005 000 TEUs. Firstly, there will be a shutdown on 17 August of container operations in the port to start relocations to the new terminal. The equipment to be relocated include rubber-tired gantries and mobile harbour cranes, while reach stackers, haulers and forklifts will move the containers.

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