Municipal Affairs and Environment


Holyrood Marine Base Phase IIA

Proponent:  Fisheries and Marine Institute - Memorial University of Newfoundland

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted a registration to expand the current Marine Institute Facilities on the western shoreline of South Arm, Holyrood Bay.  The expansion will include the adjacent former fish processing plant to the north.  This facility will provide the required berthing space for research vessels, capabilities for offshore related ocean training, Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) research and development and other related training exercises.  The major features of this undertaking will include the construction of a timber crib marginal wharf, timber breakwater, timber finger pier and the rehabilitation of the existing T-shaped wharf.  Construction is expected to commence in late September 2015.  

  • July 30, 2015 - The undertaking was registered.
  • September 3, 2015 - Deadline for public comments.
  • September 13, 2015 - The Minister's Decision is due.
  • October 5, 2015 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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