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Growth through corridor and port development

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A presentation by Siobhan Fox, development manager, Walvis Bay Corridor Group, Walvis Bay Corridor Group delivered during African Ports Evolution 2015 in Durban, South Africa.

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Growth through corridor and port development

  1. 1. PORTS EVOLUTION GROWTH THROUGH CORRIDOR AND PORT DEVELOPMENT 2 November 2015
  2. 2. WHO’S THE WALVIS-BAY CORRIDOR GROUP
  3. 3. CORE SERVICE •Business Development •Trade facilitation •Infrastructure development •Wellness service •Spatial Development Initiatives •Logistics Hub
  4. 4. CORRIDORS TO ACCELERATE GROWTH • Government invested in major transport infrastructure to link Namibia with rest of neighbouring countries: •Port development, •Rail development, (Links with Angola, Botswana, Zambia) •Road development (Links with Angola, Botswana, Zambia) • Optimize unique location of Namibia and to establish new trade routes to link Namibia with rest of the SADC region • Increased/important role of transport & logistics as GDP %
  5. 5. AFRICAN CORRIDORS
  6. 6. REGIONAL CHALLENGES IN TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS •Border transit time •Infrastructure Development •Rail vs Road •Increase in logistics capacity •Regional growth •Reducing costs •Creating alternative trade routes
  7. 7. NAMIBIA STRATEGIC PLAN • Infrastructure development since 1990 basis for Corridor development •Regional integration •Economic development •Bridging the Infrastructure gap in SADC • WBCG established in 2000 (Private Public Partnership)
  8. 8. CONNECTING SADC & THE WORLD • Strategic location • Gateway to West coast of Africa • International Shipping connections • Main economic centres in the world
  9. 9. Walvis Bay Corridors • TKC Botswana, SA, Zimbabwe • TCC DRC, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe • PPP with neighbours • Benefits of corridors to SADC
  10. 10. WELCOME TO AFRICA’S BIGGEST SHOPPING MALL
  11. 11. WHERE DID WE START? •All trade via South Africa •No connections to neighbours •Limited knowledge about Namibia •Limited knowledge & trade with SADC •No direct shipping connections •Zero Corridor /Transit traffic
  12. 12. PORT OF WALVIS BAY
  13. 13. PORT OF WALVIS BAY 8 AUGUST 2002
  14. 14. PORT OF WALVIS BAY 6 MARCH 2013
  15. 15. TRANSCAPRIVI CORRIDOR Katima Mulilo/ Sesheke Bridge
  16. 16. PROJECT FOCUS •Measurable benefits •Long term strategy •Benefits national, regional or international •The “economic” benefits > transport
  17. 17. CHALLENGES •Distance •Continue dialogue between PPP (Inter & Intra Countries) •Rail link •Alternative route vs Traditional route •Availability of Truckers •Economies of scale
  18. 18. INCREASE IN LOGISTICS CAPACITY •New routes provide limited capacity •Need to find both way traffic schedule •Gradual growth process •Promoting the benefits routes
  19. 19. BENEFIT OF CORRIDOR DEVELOPMENT •Focus on doing more with less •Benefit to the consumer •Economy of scales •Increasing scheduled shipping calls •Alternative trade route
  20. 20. BENEFIT OF CORRIDOR LINKS
  21. 21. BUILDING A NEW TRANSPORT SYSTEM - FRAMEWORK • Market presence • Good service delivery • Learn business culture • Formalise Namibia unified group • Create market awareness
  22. 22. FOOTPRINT • Lusaka, Zambia - 2005 • Johannesburg, SA - 2008 • Sao Paulo, Brazil - 2012 •Lubumbashi, DRC - 2012 •Netherlands - In progress
  23. 23. CORRIDOR TRANSFORMATION •Transport Corridor •Creating “best” trade route for Southern Africa •Strategic partnerships •Vision •Common PPP objectives •Opportunity for growth •Alternative trade route for SADC •Logistics Hub – “Dubai for Africa”
  24. 24. BORDER GROWTH • Border growth – 107% in last 5 years  2007 = 2.2 m tons  2012 = 4.6 m tons • No. of truckloads pd.  2007 - 182  2012 – 377 • Port volumes pa – 1,785 % in 12 years  2000 – 20,000 TEU’s  2012 – 377,000 TEU’s
  25. 25. CORRIDOR GROWTH - 100 000 200 000 300 000 400 000 500 000 600 000 700 000 2004/5 2005/6 2006/7 2007/8 2008/9 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 T o n n a g e Years TCC TKC TCuC
  26. 26. ZAMBIA TRAFFIC GROWTH Balance of traffic - 5 000 10 000 15 000 20 000 25 000 Sep-04 Nov-04 Jan-05 Mar-05 May-05 Jul-05 Sep-05 Nov-05 Jan-06 Mar May Jul Sep Nov Jan Mar'07 May'07 Jul'07 Sep-07 Nov-07 Jan-08 Mar-08 May-08 Jul-08 Sep-08 Nov-08 Jan-09 Mar-09 May-09 Jul-09 Sep-09 Nov-09 Jan-10 Mar-10 May-10 Jul-10 Sep-10 Nov-10 Jan-11 Mar-11 May-11 Jul-11 Sep2011 Nov-11 Jan-12 Mar-12 May-12 Jul-12 Sep-12 Nov-12 Jan-13 Mar-13 May-13 From Zambia To Zambia
  27. 27. ESTIMATED REVENUE (R) 2011/12 VS 2010/11 - 50 000 000 100 000 000 150 000 000 200 000 000 250 000 000 300 000 000 350 000 000 400 000 000 Port F/F Road Rail 2010/11 2011/12
  28. 28. LONG TERM TRANSPORT PLAN 1990 Transport M asterplan Road linkages to neighbours Create Road, rail, air and port institutions 2000 Formalise (Unify) sector Creating awareness Extend rail to Angola border Partnerships with neighbours 2012 Alternative trade route for SADC New Transport Masterplan Logistics Masterplan Attract investments Distribution and warehousing 2025 Logistics Hub
  29. 29. PORT EXPANSION – 2017 1 MILLION TEU’S
  30. 30. NEW CONTAINER TERMINAL R 3bn

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