Vivo Energy Namibia, the company that markets and distributes Shell products, announced the official opening of the Shell Okahandja Truck Stop on 23 May 2014.

The Shell Okahandja truck stop is centrally located on the corner of the B2 highway, and is meant to serve truck drivers and motorists using the highway.

The truck stop will allow drivers to re-fill while also re-energising themselves at the convenience store.  There are three pump islands which offers, V-Power, Diesel Extra and Shell Diesel 50.

Managing Director of Vivo Energy Namibia, Johan Grobbelaar, at the official launch re-affirmed Vivo Energy Namibia’s commitment to its customers.  “We are heavily focused on extending our network of service stations to benefit our customers.  We are here for the long run, thus our commitment to expanding our services in the country.”

Shell Okahandja Truck Stop conforms to the required company standards and adheres to all safety requirements as per the company’s Health Safety Security & Environment policy.

“Safety is key which is why we have ensured that the staff at this service station, as with all our other service stations have been through rigorous training. The safety of our customer’s and staff is a number one priority,” Grobbelaar added.


Note to editors

Vivo Energy Namibia, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, was established in 2012. The Shell brand has been in Namibia since 1975.  Vivo Energy Namibia has a storage capacity of 5,115 m³ and 41 retail stations with a majority having convenience retail stores.  Vivo Energy Namibia employs 61 people. The company is recognised as the leader in the oil industry especially championing and setting the highest standards for safety and product quality.

Vivo Energy is Shell’s exclusive licensee in Africa. The company offers customers Shell’s high quality products and services across the African continent. Our vision is to create “Africa’s most respected energy business”.

Vivo Energy is a joint venture between Vitol (40%), Helios Investment Partners (40%) and Shell (20%).

Media Contact

Vivo Energy Namibia: Corporate Communications Manager

Abigail Raubenheimer

Email: [email protected]

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