Initial concepts for the system comprised:

  • Offshore intake head structure and pipeline
  • Onshore sediment trap, pumping station pipelines
  • Land transfer and discharge outfall pipelines

Our solution

We provided specialist design and consultancy services to present a solution that met the client’s requirements both in terms of process and environment for the seawater cooling system. 

Our services to the Client included: 

  • concept refining
  • total system hydraulic design
  • hydrodynamic and thermal recirculation modelling
  • wave and sedimentation modelling
  • survey specifications for geotechnical, ambient water and sediment sampling
  • early contractor engagement and cost estimates

The outcome

Our expertise allowed the client to make informed decisions on the best layout to meet both process and environmental requirements. Future scope included detailed design to allow the appointment of contractors to implement the project.

Power plant seawater intake and outfall | Royal HaskoningDHV

Project facts

  • Location
    Senegal
  • Period
    By the end of 2016, ahead of plant commissioning in early 2017.
  • Challenge
    To deliver the detailed design of a two phase (2 x 4.7 m3/s capacity) seawater cooling system required to serve a power plant.
  • Solution
    We provided specialist design and consultancy services to present a solution that met the client’s requirements both in terms of process and environment for the seawater cooling system.
  • Team
    Maritime