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Great Stirrup Cay, The Bahamas

great_stirrupoastal Systems was retained by Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) to provide a design/build
approach for improvements to the private island cruise ship destination on Great Stirrup Cay in the Berry Islands of the Bahamas. NCL is recognized as an innovator in on-board and onshore programming, and a
pioneer of cruise industry "firsts" including an uninhabited
"out island" experience at Great Stirrup Cay. NCL’s
improvements to the 270-acres at Great Stirrup Cay will
transform the island into a world class Bahamian
experience for cruise ship passengers.
Coastal Systems provided a design/build approach to fast
track the destination improvements with the following

• Master Planning
• Field Investigations - hydrographic and aerial mapping
• Environmental Impact Assessment
• Coastal Engineering Analysis
• Infrastructure Improvements - water/sewer/electrical
• Tender Basin - dock landing facilities
• Expanded Beach and Recreational Area
• Town Center/Main Hub
• Water Sports Area

In 2009 construction of the initial project improvements
commenced incorporating the design/build approach to
include 26 new buildings and a new tender basin. The
remainder of the island improvements were completed in

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