Digital improvements can make or break ports

If you have made any major purchases in the last two years, it’s likely that you have personally hero_low_resolution_container_portfelt the impact of the global supply chain crisis. Pandemic-induced spikes in consumer sales and labor shortages triggered artery-clogging nightmares for some of the world’s busiest ports. At the most serious end of the spectrum, this has contributed to food shortages. But maritime backlogs can delay the delivery of everything ranging from clothes to couches to cars.

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eC2: Communication Consultant – Banjul Port PPP

public-Private-PartnershipDeadline: 21-May-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Government of the Gambia (GoTG) wishes to implement a public private partnership (PPP) to rehabilitate, operate and develop the Port of Banjul. Established in 1972, the Port is managed by the Gambia Port Authority (GPA) and is currently operating as service port. It accounts for almost 90% of the countrys trade and serves as a secondary regional hub, with volumes going to the hinterland (Southern Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Guinea and Western Mali). Throughput has grown substantially in the past decade, with a compounded annual growth rate of 7.3%. between 2007 and 2017 and 105,000 TEUs in 2017.

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eC2: Feasibility study for dredging options at Lake Victoria ports under varying lake levels

Deadline: 24-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The overall objective of the assignment is to identify the most economic, climate resilientd8423-lake-toba2bview and environmentally sustainable dredging levels for key ports and shipping routes on Lake Victoria. Improving transportation on Lake Victoria is key to strengthening the Tanzanian Central Corridor, and is a priority for the Governments of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. The lake plays a pivotal role in connecting land-locked countries (DRC, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi) via its shipping and railway network and is a key part of the intermodal supply chains along the Northern and Central corridor linking to Mombasa and Dar es Salaam ports. However, in recent years port infrastructure and consequently maritime operations on Lake Victoria have declined significantly.
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eC2: Mexican Container Ports Market Study

Deadline: 21-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The main purpose of the current Assignment is to obtain an updated market assessment, traffic, and revenue projections for Mexican Ports, based on recent developments in the region, as well as expected evolution of global trade and the changes underway in the international maritime industry.

The Consultant shall prepare 15 year, traffic and revenue forecasts for the Mexican port terminals covering the period (2017-32).

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eConsultant2: Development Impact Measurement of Global Seaports

Deadline: 21-Dec-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The consultant will develop a methodology note that summarizes the port-614543_640major impacts of seaports projects on host country economies.

The purpose of the assignment is two-fold:

A. To develop a methodology based on the
input-output (IO)/Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) approach specifically modified for the seaport sector that estimates the impact of these projects on GDP growth and jobs in the countries where the investment takes place.

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eConsultant2: Support Services to IGAD for Development of the Berbera Corridor

Deadline: 28-Dec-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The primary objective of this assignment is to Berbera Corridorassist IGAD in the technical development and coordination of preparatory activities required to market and implement the Berbera Corridor Programme.

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eConsultant2: World Bank looking for 2 Port Planning Experts

Deadline: 27-Sep-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

To strengthen national and international connectivity, Indonesia also prepared a National Port Master Plan (NPMP 2011). The NPMPs’ traffic forecast for the 2030 horizon shows that Indonesia’s container traffic will be doubled by 2020, and will quadruple by 2030. This will require capacity expansion and new port facilities development in many locations, especially in Eastern Indonesia.

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eConsultant2: World Bank Looking For Port Engineer

Deadline: 27-Sep-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

port-614543_640In preparation for an investment project in Indonesia, the World Bank is looking for a port engineer. Activities the consultant is expected to carry out include:
reviewing the engineering designs of about 15 ports to be financed with Bank funds. This will include the civil works and the hydrological/geotechnical aspects, such as studies on tides, wave actions, sedimentation, capital/maintenance dredging requirements, coastal-river morphology, dredging solutions, settlement speed of reclaimed areas, berth structure, optimum yard areas paving system (blocks, vs. asphalt vs. concrete slabs), etc.
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eConsultant2: World Bank Looking for Maritime/Port Financial Specialist

Deadline: 27-Sep-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The consultant is expected to port-614543_640assess the financial situation of 15 planned ports in Indonesia and advise the Bank team on whether or not to provide financing for them. This will also require that the consultant has a look at the financial situation of the other ports in the program, which potentially could cross-subsidize the operation in financially less strong ports and of Pelindo II.
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