March 27, 2018
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
Areas Served by the Ports
- DR Congo
Port Statistics Archive
Walvis Bay: http://www.namport.com.na/content/show.php?m=4&sm=73
Detailed Namport Profile:
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
P O Box 836
Tel: +264 63 200 2017
Fax: +264 63 200 2028