Namibian Ports Authority

The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport), operating as the National Port Authority in Namibia since 1994, manages the Port of Walvis Bay and the Port of Lüderitz.

The Port of Walvis Bay is situated at the west Coast of Africa and provides an easier and much faster transit route between Southern Africa, Europe and the Americas.

The Port of Lüderitz, located to the Southern Coast of Namibia caters for Southern Namibia as well as providing access to markets in the Northern Cape of South Africa.

Namibian Ports Authority also manages a Syncrolift (dry dock facility) with vessels up to 2000 tonnes that can be lifted for repairs.

Namport operates 2 floating docks with lifting capacity of 8000 tonnes each.

Total Container Traffic

September 2011 – August 2012: 337,134 TEUs

Port Tariffs

Areas Served by the Ports

  • Botswana
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • DR Congo

Related Documents

Port Statistics Archive

Walvis Bay:

Detailed Namport Profile:

General Contact

Port of Walvis Bay (Head Office)

Nr 17, Rikumbi Kandanga Rd

P O Box 361

Walvis Bay, Namibia

Tel: +264 64 208 2111

Fax: +264 64 208 2323


Port of Ludertiz

Hafen Street

P O Box 836

Lüderitz, Namibia

Tel: +264 63 200 2017

Fax: +264 63 200 2028