Walvis Bay Waterfront Properties (Pty) Ltd intends to develop land portions 4941 and 4939 current private open space to business space for the proposed Walvis Bay Waterfront. The project includes developing a marina for the proposed Waterfront.
The proposed plans incorporate light industrial, residential, public open space, retail and various other activities in a waterfront development in Walvis Bay, Namibia.
The proposed project triggers listed activities in accordance with the Environmental Management Act 2007. An application for Environmental Clearance will be submitted in the form of an Environmental Impact Assessment to the relevant competent authorities and Ministry of Environment and Tourism in accordance with the Act.
The proposed Waterfront development will include several types of infrastructure and land use within the proposed site. Preliminary designs for the proposed development include the following:
Medium Density residential areas High Density residential areas Public Open Space, Business Offices, Hotel, Service Yard and Parking Areas Conference Centre, Internal Access Roads. Marina and Restaurants.
The site is located in the Walvis Bay Municipality of the Erongo Region, Namibia. The proposed Waterfront is situated on the land portions 4941 and 4939. The site has the following Municipal facilities that will be relocated as part of the project:
The project will be completed in two phases:
Environmental Compliance Consultancy [ECC] has been engaged by Walvis Bay Waterfront Properties (Pty) Ltd to undertake the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed Walvis Bay Waterfront development.
The scope of work for the EIA is based on the scope of work provided by the MET and includes but not limited to assessment of:
Many alternatives have been considered for the project, these include:
One key component for consideration in the undertaking of this environmental impact assessment is the process of conducting a project alternatives assessment. The alternative assessment will look at options in project siting, technologies and land uses and will be included in the EIA.
Walvis Bay Waterfront Properties (Pty) Ltd
Submitted to Government for Record of Decision
Infrastructure & Construction