NPA announces plans to widen Durban port entrance

Aug 23, 2003
Author: P&S

An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process has started ahead of the widening and deepening of the port entrance channel at the port of Durban. The widening and deepening of the entrance channel is scheduled to begin during 2005.

In terms of the Environment Conservation Act (Act No.73 of 1989) an EIA is required ahead of each and any development in South Africa, and in terms of this the Arcus Gibb (Pty) Ltd has been appointed to undertake the Environmental Impact assessment for this project.

A public meeting will take place at the Ocean Terminal Building at the port of Durban on Wednesday, 17 September 2003, starting at 17.30.

Anyone wishing to attend must first register as an interested or affected party by sending their name, contact information and interest to Mr Rod Bulman, telephone 033-386 4465, fax 033 346 1141 or email to Alternately one may register online at

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