Coastal Development


Project : Feasibility Studies for the Development of Three Fisheries Harbours in Gurunagar – Jaffna District, Silawathura – Mannar District, and Gandara – Matara District

Donor : NIRAS A/S, MTHojgaard A/S, Denmark

Client : MTHojgaard / Danish Developments Fundv

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development (MFARD) with the intention of developing the offshore fisheries, has signed an MOU with MTHojgaard A/S, Denmark to develop three new fisheries harbors in Gurunagar- Jaffna, Silawathura- Mannar, Gandara- Matara. Both harbors at Silawathura and Gandara to be developed to serve deep sea going vessels (Long Liners) with depths of 5m MSL. Gurunagar to be developed for current fleet of fishing crafts. All three harbors to be equipped with modern shore infrastructure facilities including quay walls, auction halls, slipways, fuel and water facilities, ice production and storage facilities, administrative buildings, etc. The total value of the development is Euro 45 Million. Funds for the development will be through Danish Development Fund as a soft loan. To facilitate the Loan Agreement, detailed Feasibility Studies have been undertaken for all three locations, as per the TOR issued by MFARD.


Project : Feasibility Study on Upgrading of Proposed Infrastructure Facility at Dodanduwa Fishery Harbour

Donor : Ministry of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Development

Client : GOSL

Review of Oceano Meteorological Conditions; Stakeholder Consultations; Alternative Development Concepts; Identify required investigations for the Detailed Planning and Design; Project Feasibility; Engineering Designs and Tender Documentation; Numerical Modelling; Environmental Assessment Reports and Approvals