EIA-EMP and Acquisition of Permits for Port Operations

With bigger and better facilities being phased-in by GPHA, and the central government offering new incentives for trade, value addition services, manufacturing and export, more and more shippers are discovering the benefits of using Ghana’s ports. Consequently, the ports have undergone substantial development based on strategically engineered masterplans. As a result, GPHA commissioned CARES to […]

PROJECT SUMMARY
Project start: Jul 2020
Project completion: May 2021
Sectors: Infrastructure, Maritime
Project location: Tema, Ghana

With bigger and better facilities being phased-in by
GPHA, and the central government offering new
incentives for trade, value addition services,
manufacturing and export, more and more shippers
are discovering the benefits of using Ghana’s ports.
Consequently, the ports have undergone substantial
development based on strategically engineered
masterplans.
As a result, GPHA commissioned CARES to undertake a
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) to take
account of the implementation of these masterplans, the
resulting change in port operations and clusters, and
ongoing developments in the Tema and Takoradi Ports.
CARES were also responsible for providing an
Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for the current
port operations and supporting in the acquisition of
Environmental Permits from the regulators, the
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

SERVICES PROVIDED:
• Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) • Environmental and Social Impacts Evaluation • Environmental and Social Baseline Assessment • Environmental Aspects and Impacts Registry • Oil Spill Contingency and Emergency Response Plan • Inventory and Port Performance Study • Public / Key Stakeholder Consultation • Support with Acquisition of Environmental Permits

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