The Nigerian National Inland Waterways Authority wants to increase inland water transportation of goods and improve the living standards for the populations living along the river.
To take well-founded financial decisions, help manage risks and reduce uncertainty, a model for calculating the probabilistic assessment of maintenance dredging volumes was developed using the Olokola LNG project near Lagos, Nigeria, as an example.
The Niger Delta is located in the southern part of Nigeria bordering the Atlantic Ocean. It is a floodplain of over 70,000 sq km. The delta is poorly serviced by roads and is made up of meandering creeks that are highly silted up.
Developing nations urgently need to consider the problems of coastal dynamics — accretion, erosion and long-shore drift — caused by man’s economic activities. This study models and monitors altered beach states