6. PROJECT NAME: GROOTFONTEIN CONTAINER DEPOT
PROMOTER: Grootfontein Container Depot (Pty) Ltd
Grootfontein is a town with a population of 30 000 inhabitants in the Otjozondjupa Region of central Namibia. It is one of the three towns in the agriculture production zone known as the Otavi Triangle, situated on the B8 national road that leads from Otavi to the Zambezi region and further into Zambia, Zimbabwe and DRC. The town has recently been linked to the Trans Kalahari Corridor, which leads to Gauteng via Botswana through the town of Gobabis via a bitumen standard road.
The investment project will comprise of three phases namely: (i) a container depot, including a container freight station, cold storage facilities and tailor-designed warehousing solutions and distribution; (ii) A bulk fuel storage depot for the storage and distribution of fuel throughout the northern region of Namibia and for export to the neighbouring countries; and (iii) a truck port with ablution facilities for long-distance drivers. The facility will be constructed on a 30-hectare piece of land allocated to the company by the Grootfontein Town Council.
The project will provide 200 jobs during construction phase and approximately 100 permanent direct employment and about 50 permanent through 3rd party services.
*N$ 77 Million for the Container Depot
*N$120 Million for the Fuel depot with a truck port
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