September 2015

TransNamib and GE Agreement

TransNamib and General Electric Enter into Locomotives Purchase Agreement TransNamib and GE entered into a 22.7 million USD Purchase Agreement for the acquisition of six [6] General Electric [GE] locomotives. The Acting CEO of TransNamib, Hippy Tjivikua and President and CEO of GE Transportation...

July 2015


TransNamib herewith announces that Train 2703 with two Class 34 locomotives was involved in a derailment at point 176 en-route from Walvis Bay to Arandis with a load of 20 Acid tankers. The incident happened at 15:30 on Monday, 13th July 2015 and no injuries were recorded. As a result of the...

Customer of the Month – June 2015

Mining Sector – Rössing Uranium Limited Mr. Werner Duvenhage, Rössing Uranium MD receiving the A Complimentary return weekend get-way for two (Windhoek to Swakopmund & back) on the luxurious passenger train “The Desert Express” for the weekend of 11 – 13 December 2015.  The trip...

June 2015

Minister visits TransNamib

Strike A Pose Back Row: From left- Director: Air Craft Investigations , Mr. E. Nengola; Executive: Properties, Mr. S. Ihuhua; Personal Assistant to Minister, Ms. S. Haosemas; Executive: Human Capital, Mr. W. Gonzo; Front Row: From left: Deputy Chairman, Mr. T. Maswahu; Minister of Works &...

April 2015

Leasing Locomotives

TransNamib deems it necessary to inform and put into perspective to the public the prevailing and severe locomotive shortages that the company is currently experiencing and, by the same token, respond to the article printed in the Windhoek Observer newspaper of Friday, 17th April 2015, headlined...

October 2014

Board appoints turnaround Project Manager

The Board of TransNamib Holdings Limited proudly announces the appointment of Johan Piek as Executive Turnaround Project Manager for a period of 3 years, with effect from 15 October 2014. His focus points, as mentioned at the launch of the 180 day turnaround plan, will be on the revival of the 12...