Namdock’s fabrication expertise helps Walvis Bay hospital get ‘ship-shape’ and ready to combat COVID-19

Established Namibian ship repair company Namdock, situated in Walvis Bay on the west coast of Africa, has the health and well-being of its valued staff, community, clients and suppliers at heart during this extraordinarily challenging and uncertain time. “While national infection rates and fatalities are currently low, COVID-19 has the potential to trigger a major health crisis in Namibia. We have already seen the global impact of the virus, and have taken the approach that ‘forewarned is forearmed’. For the sake of all those affected, everyone needs to proactively seek…

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Namdock brings ballast water treatment systems on board for international shipping sector

The Ballast water treatment system from Namdock

Namdock, an established ship repair company strategically located on the west coast of Africa in Walvis Bay, Namibia, is leading the industry with the provision of a ballast water treatment system installation service. This ensures that offshore support and other vessels docking for repairs by Namdock are also able to comply with the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) requirements for ballast water management and treatment. This is according to Claus Zeilinger, Assistant Technical Superintendent of Carpentry and Electrical at Namdock. “We have led the ship repair market on the West coast…

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Navigating a steady course : Namdock announces Covid-19 lockdown measures

Heritha Nankole Muyoba, Acting Chief Executive Officer of Namdock

The current COVID-19 pandemic has impacted organisations on both a global and local scale. Astute governments, as well as public and private sector organisations worldwide, are adapting at a rapid rate to mitigate the health and economic impacts of the Novel Coronavirus. Established ship repair and wholly Namibian-owned company Namdock, strategically located on the west coast of Africa in Walvis Bay, has the health and wellbeing not only of  its local and international client and supplier base, but also of the Namibian people at heart during this extraordinarily challenging and…

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Namdock’s ‘naval offensive’ secures milestone Angolan Navy maintenance contract

In September 2019, in a milestone agreement, Namdock concluded a contract to maintain and repair the vessels of the Marinha de Guerra Angolana (MGA), the Angolan Navy. According to Namdock’s Commercial and Operations Manager, Willie Esterhuyse, although the contract has been concluded, the exact date when the vessels will be arriving in Walvis Bay has not been finalised, it is anticipated that this will be early in 2020. In terms of this agreement, Namdock will take two Angolan Navy vessels into its dry docks initially. However, there is a possible…

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