Harvest Caye Nature Park
CLIENT: Norwegian Cruise Line
LOCATION: Harvest Caye, Stann Creek, Belize
YEAR: March 2013- Current
CONTRACTED FOR: Architecture / Environmental Impact / Engineering / Assessment / Project Administration.
Harvest Caye Nature Park is a US$ 50 million investment project in Stann Creek, Belize. IE was contracted to conduct a Socio-Economic and Environment Impact Assessment to determine the feasibility of a cruise port at Harvest Caye. It included consultation with various stakeholders, and public consultations. Environmental research was done to determine the effects of dredging, water sourcing, waste disposal, and all other environmental impacts. Planning was also done to incorporate the social responsibility of assisting with wildlife protection and safeguarding against unnecessary environmental degradation. In addition, iE is providing architectural and engineering services; this includes taking designs to 100% completion for submittal for local permits and bidding purposes, project administration and construction supervision.