Construction works on land had resumed on 22 September following
the partial lifting of a Court order dated 6 September and
requested by a few fishermen of the region, but those pertaining to
a small portion of the shoreline still fell within the scope of an
In accordance with the verdict pronounced on Friday 23 December rejecting the complaint of these fishermen, work can be resumed normally, fully relaunching the construction of the first and only IRS residential marina development of Mauritius.
"We were confident of the outcome of this case since from the beginning, we have had the full support of the various authorities concerned. They confirmed to the Court that they were not only fully satisfied with the works undertaken by La Balise Marina but that these works strictly comply with the licences issued as well as the environmental requirements associated with such large scale projects," stated Dominic Dupont, Managing Director of La Balise Marina.
"The numerous messages of support we received, made us realise the project was highly appreciated by the Black River residents, who have understood its importance in terms of development and improvement of the region" he added.
The promoters of La Balise Marina stated that they were pleased with the ruling in favour of this unique project which will benefit Mauritius and especially the village of Black River.