Posted on August 10, 2015
Major improvements are coming to Tignish Harbour, including dredging and realigning the channel, installing shore protection, replacing a wharf and constructing a new marginal wharf.
Tignish harbour is home port to 82 vessels, which primarily land herring, lobster, snow crab, oyster and tuna.
Landings in 2013 were valued at more than $17 million.
“The Tignish wharf is one of the busiest in-shore harbours in
Funding for the work will come through the federal government’s investments in small craft harbours.
Tignish is one of 23 harbours in
In the last six years, $2.4 million has been invested at Tignish Harbour.