Spanam Shipping Services will ensure that the time that you spend on shore, at the Port of Walvis Bay, is reduced to the minimum. We will therefore save you time and costs.
Following instructions from our clients, Spanam organizes, coordinates and/or supervises the following services:

Preparation before arrival:

  • Notification of arrival of vessel by the client to Spanam Agents.
  • Book and ensure cargo space on reefer vessel or containers as per client specifications.
  • Arrange stevedoring, cranes, transport to perform discharge and loading of cargo.
  • Attend to arrange Pilot when necessary.
  • Notification and clearing documents with Customs, Immigration and Port Health.
  • Arrange berth in Main Harbour as per client requirements.

Arrival and attendance

  • Organize and supervise the vessel operations.
  • Arrange electricity, fresh water as per client requirements.
  • Attend to organize the supply of provisions on request.
  • Attend to organize the supply of fuel on request.
  • Assistance to the crew members: traveling arrangements, car hire services and general urgent calls (health, police, official etc..).
  • Attend to arrange Technical Assistance to the vessels as requested by client.

Stevedoring, Loading Offloading:

  • Loading / Offloading of fishing gear, provisions, cartons, plastics,etc.
  • Loading / Offloading containers, trucks etc.
  • Loading / Offloading of containers outside Harbour premises.
  • Lashing of cargo in containers done professionally i.e.: motor vehicles, marble blocks, etc.


  • Transire and out clearance of vessel.
  • Dispatch of documents with all local authorities.

Other related services

  • Imports: documentation with Namport and customs and delivery of goods to vessel or elsewhere
  • Arrange synchrolift (dry docking, painting and other related repair services)
  • Safety certificates (arranging and delivery of the same)
  • Bay Assistance to vessels.
  • Arranging tug as per client instructions when necessary.
  • Inspection Cargo.

In any case, please do inform us of your needs and we will gladly assist you with all the official requirements and operations respectively.

Company Details

    Reg No. CC/2005/1063
    VatReg No: 3966598-015
    Hidipo Hamutenya c/o Green Valley Ave
    P.O.Box 946, Walvis Bay, Namibia
    Tel.:+ 264 (0) 64 215450
    Fax:+ 264 (0) 64 215468


Latest News

  • Please visit us to see all the Spanish delicatessen and specialties at the best price!!
    The shop is also open on Saturdays from 10h00 to 13h00.
  • We offer new Ship Chandler, Bait & Fish Trading services for our clients.