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Dredging and Marine works consultancy

Pre-feasibility Study Greenfield Port

Client: Confidential, Nigeria

A pre-feasibility study for a greenfield port development was performed in co-operation with Port Consultants Rotterdam. It involved the conceptual design of a large deep sea port in Eastern Nigeria. The optimum location of the port was determined with a multi criteria analysis on various preliminary design alternatives. For the chosen location a preliminary masterplan was developed, with further details as to marine works and terminal development. For all scope the CAPEX and OPEX was estimated as input for the business case as compiled by client.

Detailed Description of Actual Services Provided by Blue Pelican Associates:

  • draft various conceptual layouts for the port and its marine works
  • multi-criteria analysis for comparison of alternative locations
  • recommendations for site investigation program
  • determine physical boundary conditions
  • conceptual design of access channel and breakwaters
  • estimating costs for dredging and marine works
  • estimating CAPEX for civil works and infrastructure
  • assessment of maintenance dredging and OPEX
  • construction methodology and tentative construction schedule


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