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Windhoek, Namibia

31 General Murtala Muhammed Avenue, Eros, Windhoek, Namibia

P.O. Box 25220, Windhoek, Namibia

+264 61 251 669



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+27 65 154 1906



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+260 97 957 3349



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+243 818 503 241


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Benefits of the Ports

Key benefits of using the Port of Walvis Bay:

  • The Port of Walvis Bay is strategically located halfway down the Namibian coast, with direct access to principal shipping routes.
  • The Port is the regional hub for central and southern Africa.
  • The Port is secure, congestion-free, efficient and of world-class standard.
  • Turnaround times for offloading vessels vary from 12 to 15 hours for container vessels; 24 to 48 hours for bulk vessels, depending on tonnage and shipment; and between 18 and 20 hours for break-bulk vessels.
  • The Port boasts developed-world infrastructure and equipment, enabling the safe and reliable handling of cargo.
  • Maximum security measures and procedures are in place, including closed-circuit TV.
  • The Port is International Ship and Port Facility Security Code compliant.
  • There are no delays because of weather conditions as the Port experiences temperate weather throughout the year.
  • The Port offers a thriving Syncro lift ship facility.
  • To these facilities, Namport has added a floating dry dock that can lift vessels up to 150 m in length with a 25 m beam and displacing 8,500 metric tonnes.
  • Namport continuously develops and improves its equipment and services.

Key benefits of using the Port of Lüderitz:

  • The Port’s strategic location makes it an important base for the fishing, mining, and offshore diamond mining industries
  • The Port is also an essential shore base for oil and gas drilling operations off the southern coast
  • Excellent logistical services and links to other towns in Namibia and South Africa are offered
  • The Port develops its infrastructure to suit its clients’ needs
  • A 500-m quay provides cargo handling and container facilities for imports and exports, while a mobile harbour crane can handle containers and break-bulk cargo of up to 64 tonnes, and two additional 25-tonne Grove mobile cranes deal with smaller volumes of break-bulk cargo at the 500-m quay.