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More than 50 Marine Resource Assessments for Environmental Impact Assessment studies and related projects since 2003,

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Marine Resource Assessments for Environmental Impact Assessment studies

Fiji

Tourism developments

  • Pacific Palms Marina Resort
  • Vunabaka Bay, Mamanuca Islands
  • Wailagi Lala Atoll, Lau
  • Vulani Island, Viti Levu
  • Nukudrau Island, Vanua Levu
  • Vuda Beach Resort, Viti Levu
  • Naisoso Island, Viti Levu
  • First Landing Resort, Viti Levu
  • Laucala Island Resort, Taveuni
  • Sonaisali Villas, Viti Levu
  • Two Islands, Yasawa Islands
  • Narewa Resort, Vanua Levu
  • Mango Bay Resort, Viti Levu
  • Likuliku Lagoon Resort, Mamanuca Islands
  • Tadrai Resort, Mamanuca Islands
  • Denarau Island Peninsula, Viti Levu
  • Denarau Island Bridge, Viti Levu
  • Shangri-La Bridge and Channel Refurbishment, Viti Levu
  • Vuda Marina Fisheries Valuation Review, Viti Levu

Commercial / Industrial Developments

  • Valaga Bay Port Development, Vanua Levu (ADB)
  • Wharf development, Galoa Bay
  • ExxonMobile Terminal Jetty, Labasa, Vanua Levu
  • Labasa Sewage Treatment Plant, Vanua Levu
  • SPD outfall annual inspections, Lautoka, Viti Levu
  • Savusavu Sewage Treatment Plant, Vanua Levu
  • Udu Point Copper Mine Scoping Assessment, Vanua Levu
  • Pacific Energy Vuda Terminal Pipeline, Viti Levu
  • Lami Baro Gas Terminal, Viti Levu
  • Savusavu Jetty Extension, Vanua Levu

Marine Reserves

  • Nanuya Levu Permanent Marine Reserve, Yasawa Islands
  • Shark Reef Marine Park, Pacific Harbour, Viti Levu
  • Vuda Marine Protected Area, Taveuni
  • Waitabu Marine Park, Taveuni
Marine Resource Assessments for Environmental Impact Assessment studies

South Pacific

Kiribati

  • Betio Wharf extension (JICA)
  • Temaiku Subdivision

Solomon Islands

  • Honiaria Port Wharf Extension (JICA)

Samoa

  • Enhancing the Climate Resilience of Coastal Resources and Communities Project
  • Apia Port Extension (JICA)

Tonga

  • Nuku’alofa Port Extension (JICA)
Projects including Marine Resource Assessments for Environmental Impact Assessment studies

Project List

Major Project List​

Name of EIA Marine Resource Assessment project Duration of field surveys Client Organization / Company Summary of Project
Wailagilala Island resort, Northern Lau group Conway Beg Architects Fiji Preliminary marine and terrestrial feasibility study for development of resort plans
SPD Lautoka Outfall Viti Levu 1 day April 2008 Argo Environmental Consultants, NZ Continuing monitoring of marine habitat around distillery outfall, sediment and invertebrate sampling.
SPD Lautoka Outfall Viti Levu 1 day April 2009 Argo Environmental Consultants, NZ Continuing monitoring of marine habitat around distillery outfall, sediment and invertebrate sampling.
SPD Lautoka Outfall Viti Levu 1 day December 2005 Sinclair Knight Mertz Initial examination and set up of monitoring protocol of marine habitat around outfall, sediment and invertebrate sampling.
SPD Lautoka Outfall Viti Levu 1 day November 2006 Sinclair Knight Mertz Fiji Continuing monitoring of marine habitat around outfall, sediment and invertebrate sampling.
Waikalou Creek Rovodrau Bay, Pacific Harbour 1 day April 2017 Ranadi Plantation Assessment of mangrove damage
Nananu Investments Nananu-i-Ra 10 days January 2005 Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Sovi Bay, Viti Levu 10 days, August 2006 Environmental Consultants Fiji Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Mango Bay Resort Viti Levu 2 days April 2005 Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Naisoso Island Resort 2 days April 2009 Eastview Australia Marine monitoring as part of CEMP (Construction Environmental Management Plan)
Lawaki Beach House, Beqa Island 2 days April 2017 Lawaki Beach House Update of Environmental Assessment
Naisoso Island Resort 2 days July 2009 Eastview Australia Marine monitoring as part of CEMP (Construction Environmental Management Plan)
Denarau Bridge, Nadi, 2 days July 2013 Erasito Consultants Mangrove and Marine surveys for bridge replacement.
Waikalou Creek Estuary Rovodrau Bay, Pacific Harbour 2 days July 2014 Ranadi Plantation Mangrove Ecosystem Assessment
Denarau resort developments Viti Levu 2 days November 2006 Sinclair Knight Mertz Fiji Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Savusavu Wastewater outfall, Raralevu Point, Vanua Levu, 2 days November 2011 Environmental Consultants Marine surveys for scoping study for new sewage plant outlet
Nakalawaca Road Upgrade Tailevu, Viti Levu 2 days November 2016 Fiji Roads Authority Mangrove and Marine surveys for road improvements. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Naisoso Island Resort 2 days October 2009 Eastview Australia Marine monitoring as part of CEMP (Construction Environmental Management Plan)
Waikalou Inlet Rovodrau Bay, Pacific Harbour 2 days September 2016 Ranadi Plantation Marine and Mangrove Ecosystem Assessment for Foreshore Lease
Ranadi Plantation Rovodrau Bay, Pacific Harbour, 2 days September 2016 Ranadi Plantation Marine and Mangrove Ecosystem Assessment for Foreshore Lease
Momi Bay Resort 2 days December 2017 Marriot Hotels Investigation of potential ecological measures to address lagoon water quality
ATH IT Park, Vatuwaqa Viti Levu 2 days June 2005 Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of mangroves and marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Naisosovu Isalnd Viti Levu 2 days January 2006 Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Robinson Crusoe Resort Likuri, Viti Levu 3 days December 2003 JICA / Dept Environment Design and training of surveys with local graduate team
Vuda Terminal, Lautoka 3 days December 2011 Pacific Energy Baseline Marine Assessment for laying new pipeline and building marina.
Robinson Crusoe Resort Likuri, Viti Levu 3 days July 2003 Robinson Crusoe Resort Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Jetty addition to Lalati Resort, Beqa 3 days July 2005 Lalati Resort Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Ocean Pacific Resort, Viti Levu 3 days June 2006 Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Denarau Peninsula 3 days Sept 2010 SCoPe Marine surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Safari Lodge Nananu-i-Ra, Viti Levu 3 days April 2008 Safari Resort Follow-up surveys of marine habitat in resort development area
Safari Lodge Nananu-i-Ra, Viti Levu 3 days August 2005 Safari Resort Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Robinson Crusoe Resort Likuri, Viti Levu 3 days February 2003 JICA / Dept Environment Training resort staff in basic survey techniques
Nanuya Island Resort North Yasawas 3 days February 2003 Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Paradise Resort, Malolo Mamanucas 3 days February 2006 Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Blue Gas Suva Terminal Baro Industrial Subdivision, Lami, 3 days February 2014 SCoPe Marine surveys for new pipeline. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Manta Ray Resort Yasawas 3 days January 2006 Manta Ray Resort Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Sunny Bay Vuda 3 days June 07 Super Constructions and Interiors, Fiji Marine surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, Assessment and survey of mangroves in area, establishment survey baselines
Aanuya Island Resort, Tokoriki Mamanucas 3 days March 2004 Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Vuvale Resort Viti Levu 3 days March 2005 Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Vuda Beach Resort, Viti Levu 3 days March 2006 Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Dreketi Inlet Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji. 3 Days March 2015 First Landing Assessment of Marine and Mangrove Resources at proposed treated effluent site
Nukudamu Mine Udu Point, Vanua Levu, 3 days May 2010 Reviewed December 2010 Environmental Consultants Marine surveys for scoping study for reopening previous mine area. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines, design future study
“Nila Resort” Vuda Point, Viti Levu, Fiji. 3 days November 2009 Nature Consultants Marine and mangrove surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine and mangrove habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Channel on Nobobu Beach, Tadrai Resort Mana Island, 3 days October 2011 Tadrai resort Expansion of report to cover new boating channel
South Denarau, Viti Levu 3 days, October 2006 Sinclair Knight Mertz Fiji Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Apia Port, Upolu, Samoa 4 days August 2014 Tonkin and Taylor NZ Marine Ecological Benthic Assessment for Improvements to port
First Landing Resort Viti Levu 4 days December 2005 Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Pearl Investments, Lomolomo, Nadi 4 days December 2017 SCoPe Mangrove and Marine surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
ExxonMobile Malau Terminal Jetty, Labasa 4 days July 2012 Erasito Consultants Marine surveys for extension of boat jetty. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Sonaisali Villas 4 days June 2005 Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Lomanisue Beach Nananu-i-Ra Island, Ba 4 days April 2012 SCoPe Marine and Mangrove surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Seashell Cove Resort Momi Bay 4 days July 2016 SCoPe Mangrove and Marine surveys for resort redevelopment. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Namara Sewage Treatment Plant, Labasa 4 days June 2011 SCoPe Assessment and survey of mangroves and water quality in area designed for expansion of existing city sewerage plant, establishment survey baselines
Manase Beach Savai’i, Samoa 4 days June 2015 Tonkin and Taylor, NZ Marine Ecological Benthic Assessment for Proposed Coastal Protection Measures
Narewa Resort Vanua Balavu 4 days May 2005 Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of mangroves and marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Outrigger on the Lagoon Resort 4 days Aug 2009 Environmental Consultants Marine surveys for beach enhancement and reef top deepening project.
Likuri Island resort Coral Coast 4 days August 2007 Harrison Grierson Consultants Ltd, NZ Marine studies for expansion of existing resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Tadrai Resort Mana Island Mamanuca Islands 4 days August 2010 SCoPe Marine surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Club Malolo Resort, Mamanuca Islands 4 days December 2008 Environmental Consultants Marine surveys for development of new resort, overwater construction and reef top deepening. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Kaibu Resort, Kaibu Island, Yacata, Northern Lau 4 days January 2011 Environmental Consultants Marine surveys for expansion of existing resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Navutu Stars Resort, Yasawas 4 days September 2006 Navutu Stars Resort Fiji Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Kiribati 5 days June 2008 Tonkin and Taylor, NZ Marine surveys for expansion of existing wharf. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Nukudrau Island Vanua Levu 5 days May 2006 Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Port development, Valaga Bay, Vanua Levu 5 days July 2006 Environmental Consultants Fiji Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Bamboo Beach Resort Nananu-i-Ra 5 days August 2003 Bamboo Beach Resort Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Savusavu Jetty Savusavu, 5 days November 2014 MDH (Fiji) Baseline Assessment of Marine Resources for proposed extension of shipping jetty
Vulani Islands, Viti Levu 5 days October 2006 Tonkin and Taylor, NZ Examination of marine habitat in development area, Assessment and survey of mangroves in area, establishment survey baselines
Likuliku Lagoon Resort Mamanucas 5 days September 2004 Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Vunabaka Resort, Mamanuca Islands 5 days September 2007 Tonkin and Taylor, NZ Marine surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Turtle Island Resort, Yasawa Islands 6 days January 2008 Environmental Consultants, Fiji Marine studies for establishment of marine protected area. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Bua Wharf Vanua Levu 6 days June 2008 Environmental Consultants Marine surveys for construction of wharf for bauxite mine Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Honiara Wharf, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands 6 days March 2013 Tonkin and Taylor NZ Marine Ecological Benthic Assessment for the Wharf Expansion
Nukuvulavula resort, Vanua Levu 6 days September 2008 Sinclair Knight Mertz Marine surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Nuku’alofa Port, Tongatapu, Tonga 6 days September 2014 Tonkin and Taylor NZ Marine Ecological Benthic Assessment for extension to port
Two Islands Yasawas 6 days June 2005 Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
First Landing Resort Lautoka, 6 days January 2015 First Landing Assessment of Marine Resources for proposed extension of development
Temaiku Subdivision, South Tarawa Island, Kiribati 6 days March 2011 SCoPe Marine surveys for development of new housing areas, and dredging of fill material from lagoon. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Wailagilala Island resort, Northern Lau group 6 Days September 2007 Private Developer, Aust. Marine surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Laucala Island Resort Taveuni 7 days September 2005 Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort Yanuca Island, Coral Coast 9 days July 2012 Shangri-La Fijian Resort and Spa Marine Environment Monitoring Plan (MEMP) for the Construction Environment Management Plan (CEMP) for refurbishment and upgrading of bridge and resort
Vulani Islands, Viti Levu On going long term project Tonkin and Taylor, NZ Development of mangrove management plan
Vuda Marina Foreshore Development Review only August 2013 Vuda Marina Review of Fisheries Impact Assessment
Nadawa Mangroves EIA Review only May 2017 SCoPe Review of EIA: Assessment of Biological Environment.
Nadawa Mangroves EIA Review only May 2017 SCoPe Review of EIA: Assessment of Biological Environment.
Dong Cheng Investment Company SEIA Review only November 2016 Ranadi Plantation Review of EIA: Assessment of Biological Environment.

Projects Pre-2009

Duration of field surveys Name of Project Client Organization / Company Summary of Project
October 2009 Naisoso Island Resort Eastview Australia Marine monitoring as part of CEMP (Construction Environmental Management Plan)
Aug 2009 Outrigger on the Lagoon Resort Environmental Consultants Marine surveys for beach enhancement and reef top deepening project.
July 2009 Naisoso Island Resort Eastview Australia Marine monitoring as part of CEMP (Construction Environmental Management Plan)
April 2009 Naisoso Island Resort Eastview Australia Marine monitoring as part of CEMP (Construction Environmental Management Plan)
April 2009 SPD Lautoka Outfall Viti Levu Argo Environmental Consultants, NZ Continuing monitoring of marine habitat around distillery outfall, sediment and invertebrate sampling.
December 2008 Club Malolo Resort, Mamanuca Islands Environmental Consultants Marine surveys for development of new resort, overwater construction and reef top deepening. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
September 2008 Nukuvulavula resort, Vanua Levu Sinclair Knight Mertz Marine surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
2008 Kiribati Tonkin and Taylor, NZ Marine surveys for expansion of existing wharf. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
June 2008 Bua Wharf Vanua Levu Environmental Consultants Marine surveys for construction of wharf for bauxite mine Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
April 2008 Safari Lodge Nananu-i-Ra, Viti Levu Safari Resort Follow-up surveys of marine habitat in resort development area
April 2008 SPD Lautoka Outfall Viti Levu Argo Environmental Consultants, NZ Continuing monitoring of marine habitat around distillery outfall, sediment and invertebrate sampling.
January 2008 Turtle Island Resort, Yasawa Islands Environmental Consultants, Fiji Marine studies for establishment of marine protected area. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
September 2007 Wailagilala Island resort, Northern Lau group Private Developer, Aust. Marine surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
September 2007 Vunabaka Resort, Mamanuca Islands Tonkin and Taylor, NZ Marine surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
August 2007 Likuri Island resort Coral Coast Harrison Grierson Consultants Ltd, NZ Marine studies for expansion of existing resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
06/07/10 Sunny Bay Vuda Super Constructions and Interiors, Fiji Marine surveys for development of new resort. Examination of marine habitat in development area, Assessment and survey of mangroves in area, establishment survey baselines
Wailagilala Island resort, Northern Lau group Conway Beg Architects Fiji Preliminary marine and terrestrial feasibility study for development of resort plans
On going, started 2006 Vulani Islands, Viti Levu Tonkin and Taylor, NZ Development of mangrove management plan
October 2006 Vulani Islands, Viti Levu Tonkin and Taylor, NZ Examination of marine habitat in development area, Assessment and survey of mangroves in area, establishment survey baselines
November 2006 SPD Lautoka Outfall Viti Levu Sinclair Knight Mertz Fiji Continuing monitoring of marine habitat around outfall, sediment and invertebrate sampling.
November 2006 Denarau resort developments Viti Levu Sinclair Knight Mertz Fiji Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
October 2006 South Denarau, Viti Levu Sinclair Knight Mertz Fiji Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
September 2006 Navutu Stars Resort, Yasawas Navutu Stars Resort Fiji Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
August 2006 Sovi Bay, Viti Levu Environmental Consultants Fiji Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
July 2006 Port development, Valaga Bay, Vanua Levu Environmental Consultants Fiji Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
June 2006 Ocean Pacific Resort, Viti Levu Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
May 2006 Nukudrau Island Vanua Levu Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
March 2006 Vuda Beach Resort, Viti Levu Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
February 2006 Paradise Resort, Malolo Mamanucas Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
January 2006 Manta Ray Resort Yasawas Manta Ray Resort Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
January 2006 Naisosovu Isalnd Viti Levu Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
December 2005 First Landing Resort Viti Levu Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
December 2005 SPD Lautoka Outfall Viti Levu Sinclair Knight Mertz Initial examination and set up of monitoring protocol of marine habitat around outfall, sediment and invertebrate sampling.
September 2005 Laucala Island Resort Taveuni Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
August 2005 Safari Lodge Nananu-i-Ra, Viti Levu Safari Resort Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
July 2005 Jetty addition to Lalati Resort, Beqa Lalati Resort Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
June 2005 ATH IT Park, Vatuwaqa Viti Levu Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of mangroves and marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
June 2005 Sonaisali Villas Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
June 2005 Two Islands Yasawas Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
May 2005 Narewa Resort Vanua Balavu Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of mangroves and marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
2 days April 2005 Mango Bay Resort Viti Levu Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
March 2005 Vuvale Resort Viti Levu Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
January 2005 Nananu Investments Nananu-i-Ra Sinclair Knight Mertz Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
September 2004 Likuliku Lagoon Resort Mamanucas Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
March 2004 Aanuya Island Resort, Tokoriki Mamanucas Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
February 2003 Robinson Crusoe Resort Likuri, Viti Levu JICA / Dept Environment Training resort staff in basic survey techniques
December 2003 Robinson Crusoe Resort Likuri, Viti Levu JICA / Dept Environment Design and training of surveys with local graduate team
July 2003 Robinson Crusoe Resort Likuri, Viti Levu Robinson Crusoe Resort Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
August 2003 Bamboo Beach Resort Nananu-i-Ra Bamboo Beach Resort Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines
February 2003 Nanuya Island Resort North Yasawas Environmental Consultants Examination of marine habitat in development area, establishment survey baselines

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