Cruise Berthing Facility
The Cayman Islands’ Government is considering the prospect of constructing a two pier cruise berthing facility in George Town. The Government commissioned Mott Macdonald to prepare Terms of Reference for an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the proposed project, with the EIA being carried out by a consortium of consultants led by Baird & Associates and Smith Warner International. The EIA was completed in 2015 and the Final Environmental Statement published in September 2015.
On 21 January 2020, Verdant Isle Port Partners (VIPP) submitted an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Scopping Update for the proposed Cruise Berthing and Cargo Enhancement Project. On 25 February 2020 the Environmental Advisory Board (EAB) issued its Scoping Opinion for the Proposed Cruise Berthing and Cargo Enhancement Project: Cruise Berthing 25 Feb 2020 Scoping Opinion and appendix
The Terms of Reference and Final ES for the 2015 EIA can be found below.
The Environmental Assessment Board’s Review of the Final ES can be found here:
The Environmental Assessment Board provides notice of the publication of the final Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) documentation: The Non-Technical Summary, the Environmental Statement and the accompanying Technical Appendices. All documents can be found below:
CBF Environmental Statement
Appendix R.3-3 Sediment Re-suspension animations: