Meatco signs MoU with Namport to streamline export channels

25 Jun 2021

The Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco) and Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) have signed an agreement to streamline exports of beef products through the Walvis Bay port. This is purposed for the meat processing company’s existing niche markets both overseas and newly acquired African Markets.

Meatco will use the port of Walvis Bay, in line with applicable laws and regulations, as a distribution hub for its products destined for continental and international markets. Namport will facilitate port logistical activities, including warehousing, customs clearance, container line (non-vessel owning common carrier), vessel agency and transportation.

During the signing of the agreement, Meatco’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mwilima Mushokabanji, said the agreement signifies overcoming logistical challenges many African countries face and will help Namibia’s beef penetrate newly established West and Central African markets.