eC2: FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR LAKE TANGANYIKA PORT ACCESS AND SAFETY OF NAVIGATION IMPROVEMENTS UNDER VARYING LAKE LEVELS

Deadline:  15-Mar-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Website_LakeTanganyika-Locn

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.
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