Dry Port Container Volumes On Decline

Derick Mokgatle
Derick Mokgatle

The Walvis Bay Dry Port said it is embarking on a number of initiatives to market the dry port on the back of dwindling traffic flow as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

BusinessMonitor has learnt that the dry port, the country’s much lauded seaport, has seen container volumes drop drastically while vehicle volumes gained momentum.

From April to December last year, on average container volumes amounted to nine twenty-foot equivalent unit’s (TEU) monthly compared to 24 TEU’s recorded in 2019. Statistics has also revealed that between April and December last year, on average there were 215 vehicles per month compared to 70 recorded in 2019 on the corresponding period.

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