The Namibian Ports Authority has handled the exportation of 110,900 metric tons of salt consignments at its Walvis Bay Port over the past eight days.
A media statement issued by Namport's Acting Executive for Commercial Services, Elisa Hasheela, indicates that the Bold Mariner, a vessel sailing under the flag of Panama that loaded 45 thousand tonnes of bulk salt, was the first of four vessels that docked at the port on the 8th of December before heading to its port of call in Lagos, Nigeria.
The Maria Da Paz, sailing under the flag of Antigua and Barbuda, and the Carlota Bolten, sailing under the flag of Portugal, also docked at the Port of Walvis Bay on December 13, loading 4500 metric tons of bagged salt and 30,700 metric tons of bulk salt, respectively.
LILA, a Liberian vessel, also loaded an additional 30,700 tons of bulk salt, bringing the total volume of salt handled in eight days to 110,900 tons.
Hasheela attributed the achievements to the dedicated staff members of Namport for their unwavering commitment to rendering world-class services to their clients.
She said Namport remains committed to making the company a choice for international trade as it continues to work towards attaining its vision of being the best seaport in Africa.
The acting executive highlighted that this is one of Namport's proudest achievements and expressed confidence that the organization is heading in the right direction, towards delivering excellent customer service.