Meridian Point Remodelling Design & ESIA

Vessels with destinations/departure points along Badagry Channel (APMT, Tin Can Island) presently have to navigate a sharp bend at Meridian Point which poses a risk to the safety of navigation. CARES provided Engineering, Environmental and Maritime Services to support channel optimisation at this point. Lagos Harbour Channel Design CARES Lagos Harbour Channel Design provided recommendations […]

PROJECT SUMMARY
Project start: May 2012
Project completion: Sep 2016
Sectors: Infrastructure, Maritime
Project location: Lagos Harbour, Nigeria

Vessels with destinations/departure points along Badagry Channel (APMT, Tin Can Island) presently have to navigate a sharp bend at Meridian Point which poses a risk to the safety of navigation. CARES provided Engineering, Environmental and Maritime Services to support channel optimisation at this point.
Lagos Harbour Channel Design
CARES Lagos Harbour Channel Design provided recommendations for the layout of the navigational channel to optimise the channels for current and future anticipated vessels; and, to improve the safety of navigation. The channel design included plans to remodel the channel at Meridian Point.
Preliminary Design
CARES carried out preliminary design of the proposed modifications, leading to the finalisation of a chosen design, construction methodology and cost estimate. Services included civil, structural, geotechnical and marine engineering in order to plan the dredging and excavation operations, design of the new quay wall and site investigation.
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)
CARES are completing an ESIA for approval by the regulators the Federal Ministry of the Environment.

SERVICES PROVIDED:
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA).
  • Baseline data gathering.
  • Data analysis.
  • Stakeholder consultation.
  • Channel design.
  • Civil, structural, geotechnical and marine engineering.
  • Preliminary design.
  • Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP).
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