Deadline: 13-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment (IFC MTI) Global Practice of the World Bank Group is seeking the services of an experienced consultant (the firm) individual or firm to support the PNSW initiative by conducting a Situation Analysis of the logistics and international supply chain related activities taking place at the ports (including airports seaports , off-dock terminals as well as inland dry ports and land border crossing points selected by the Client)in collaboration with the relevant regulatory authorities (Customs, Ministry of Ports and Shipping, Civil Aviation Authority, Karachi Port Trust, NLC, Pakistan Railways etc.) and private sector operators, collectively referred to in this document as the Stakeholders.
Deadline: 15-Mar-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: The main objectives of this assignment are to: (i) Undertake the necessary data collection and charting including bathymetric, geotechnical and hydrodynamic studies, in the defined ports and entrance channels, (ii) Conduct a feasibility study to identify the optimal dredging level for the participating Lake Tanganyika ports and key shipping routes in light of, infrastructure condition, current and future traffic projections, and lake level fluctuations resulting from natural variability and future climatic changes. (iii) Identify the most appropriate dredging and disposal methodology. In addition, should the level of pollution in the material to be dredged represent a significant risk, the consultants should propose appropriate mitigation measures; and (iv) Prepare bid documents, review the draft SESIA and prepare an outline Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Environmental and Social Management Plan for the dredging, and prepare a contracting strategy agreed with stakeholders for the dredging work to be undertaken.