Project Description

  • Project name: Exploring automation of Walvisbay
  • Project location: Namibia
  • Name of client: Solid Port Solutions
  • Period: 2015 – 2020

Description of the project

The Port of Walvisbay is situated along the west coast of Africa and is the largest port of Namibia. The port handles about 5 million tonnes of cargo annually consisting of containers, dry bulk, liquid bulk and general cargo. Furthermore, the port has ship repairing facilities, including a syncrolift for vessels up to 2000 tons.

Services provided by Port Consultants Rotterdam

Exploration automation options for the following parts of the port:

  • New container terminal;
  • Existing general cargo / break bulk terminal;
  • Syncrolift for lifting vessels;
  • Automation of workshop.