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Project:Technical - Financial Consultancy Services for the Refurbishment & Development of Prahovo Port as a Multi Cargo Transshipping Center, Serbia
Client:Neochimiki L.V./Carlyle Group
Location:Prahovo, Serbia
Date:March 2008 - October 2008
IHP Prahovo-Krajina, a chemical conglomerate that owns and operates the bulk & general cargo port of Prahovo at the Serbian coast of Danube river, transports through the port large volumes of fertilizer cargoes produced by the IHP plant.

IHP new owners (the Carlyle Group) proceeded to refurbish the port infrastructure and develop the port facilities to handle multiple types of cargo. The port facilities have been subjected to severe chemical corrosion damage. The new owner’s Investment Plan envisaged the extension of the quays, expansion of the storage and stacking areas, upgrade and replacement of the loading / unloading equipment and of most handling and storage plant.

Triton’s consulting tasks included:
• Assess the state of the port’s infrastructure, in view of the chemical corrosion damage, i.e. the piled quays, the solid quaywalls, the reinforced copings, the concrete pavements, pipeways, rail tracks etc.
• Assess the condition and functionality of the port’s loading and handling equipment, (gantry cranes, conveyor belts, loading arms, transfer systems, silos, tanks etc).
• Examine existing shelter and storage facilities and define the refurbishment requirements.
• Assess the suitability of adjacent land areas for storage expansion, check drainage infrastructure, soil bearing capacity for foundation works to accommodate alternative bulk cargoes and transshipping activities.
• Prepare a Port Master Plan for the expansion works and carry out the relevant Preliminary Engineering Design.
• Identity major environmental issues that may impede the Investment Plan and investigate alternative solutions / remedial measures. Relate options to the Danube Regulations enforcing pollution control and produce a realistic Environmental Action Plan.
• Budget all refurbishment–expansion works and the Environmental Action Plan requirements.