Environmental and Engineering Studies for Cruise Ship Berthing Facility

Smith Warner was part of the expert team conducting a major environmental impact assessment and engineering study for a proposed berthing facility for cruise ships in Georgetown Harbour, Grand Cayman. The work included studies of the seafloor and coastal processes, assessment of the marine ecology, development of alternative project layouts, and proposals of measures to mitigate any potential negative impacts. The expansion of the harbour would have had a significant impact on the country’s economy, but also on the sensitive marine environment. After long consideration, the Government decided not to proceed with building the berthing facility.

  • Stakeholder engagement and public consultation

  • All aspects of environmental assessment and impact analysis

  • Cost-benefit analysis