Project name: Technical pre-feasibility study wheat import berth
Project location: Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo
Name of client: OLAM International Limited
Period: 2011 – 2011
Description of the project
OLAM had the intention to develop a new wheat import terminal in DRC in the vicinity of the existing port of Matadi along the Congo River and has an option on available land along the river, just south of the city of Matadi.
Services provided by Port Consultants Rotterdam
Determination of the design vessel and required unloading capacity.
Investigation of vessel mooring alternatives and quay wall alternatives.
Investigation of floating solutions (pontoon).
Possible dredging requirements around the berth.
The alternatives were worked out via layout sketches with a short description of the structures.