Construction of a Modular Lobster Holding Facility, Red Head, Prince Edward Island

The proposed project will include the construction of a modular lobster holding facility adjacent to the existing service area. The facility will consist of two tractor trailer size containers installed on an existing concrete pad and store up to 18,000 lbs of lobster. A third container may be installed to produce ice. The proposed activities are expected to begin in fall 2020 and be completed by March 2021. Project commencement is subject to the receipt of regulatory approvals. 

For further information regarding this project, please contact:

Anne Somers M.Eng., P.Eng.

Project Manager, Environmental Services


845 Prospect Street, Fredericton, NB, E3B 2T7

Telephone: 506-292-1546



Latest update

Notice of Intent to Make a Determination – Start of Public Comment Period

August 24, 2020Fisheries and Oceans Canada- Small Craft Harbours (DFO-SCH) intends to make a determination regarding whether carrying out of the modular lobster holding facility project, located at the Red Head Small Craft Harbour, Prince Edouard Island is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, DFO-SCH is inviting public comments in respect to that determination for 30 days following the posting of this notice.



Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Small Craft Harbours, Maritime and Gulf Region
Chyann Kirby, Regional Environmental Advisor
Gulf Fisheries Centre, 343 University Avenue
Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 9B6
Telephone: 506-866-5164

  • Location

    • Red Head Small Craft Harbour (Prince Edward Island)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

  • Proponent

    Atlantic Aqua Farms Ltd.
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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