ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE RIVER AND MARITIME TRANSPORT PROGRAMME IN BANGLADESH
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). Financed by the World Bank.
The Programme includes the project for the rehabilitation or new construction of cargo and passenger landing stations, jetties and warehouses along the main corridor from the city of Chittagong (in the Bay of Bengal) to Ashunganj on the upper Meghna River, via Dhaka the country’s capital.
The work comprises new projects for 4 inland passenger ferry terminals, 2 inland cargo ports, 15 ferry terminals (3 of them in the Bay of Bengal) and 6 vessel shelters for use during storms.
Environmental and social impact studies, environmental management plan and resettlement action plan.