Namibia’s ‘firstborn’ fishing vessel christened

NAMIBIA’S first brand new purpose-built fishing vessel, the ‘Oshiveli’ (which means ‘firstborn’ in Oshiwambo), was officially named by fisheries minister Bernhard Esau at Walvis Bay yesterday. Oshiveli was built for Tunacor, to the tune of N$200 million, in Spain since October last year and arrived at Walvis Bay recently, way before its scheduled delivery early next year. It will “start working” as of the end of this month. Tunacor Group chairperson Sidney Martin said the ship’s customised capability to catch three different species of fish (hake, horse mackerel and monk) with just a change of gear,,, >click to read<11:14

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