Floating Wavebreaks Installation, Lameque NB

The proposed project will include the installation of 6 floating wavebreaks (12 m each), all aligned for a total length of 72 m, anchored with a total of 14 concrete blocks (2 x 2 m each) placed on the seafloor. The project is anticipated to be completed in two weeks. Project commencement is subject to DFO-SCH operational priorities and funding, as well as the receipt of other regulatory approval processes, which could delay the completion of the project to March 2025.

Latest update

Notice of Determination
May 26, 2020 – Fisheries and Oceans Canada- Small Craft Harbours has issued its Notice of Determination after evaluation of the project to install floating wave-breaks at Caraquet Harbour and has determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects with mitigation measures as outlined in their evaluation and can therefore proceed..



Mylène Roy, SCH Gulf & Maritimes Regions
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Mylene Roy, Environmental Advisor, SCH Gulf & Maritimes, DFO
343 Universite Avenue
Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 9B6
Telephone: 506-961-3261
Email: mylene.roy2@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Lameque Small Craft Harbour (New Brunswick)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Small Craft Harbours
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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