The central Quang Ngai Province authority has announced that a large fishing centre will be built at Sa Ky fishing port with an investment of about VND995 billion ($47.3 million). It will create work for thousands of labourers.
The project, backed by Vien Duong Construction and Trade Companym will cover more than 26 hectares at Tinh Ky Commune in Quang Ngai City, reports VNS.
The project will include the buying, selling, processing and exporting seafood products, building new ships and supplying fuel and food for ships offshore.
Other plants that will be built include a seafood processing plant with a capacity of 5,000 tonnes per year, a mechanical accessories factory, an ice processing plant with a capacity of 15,000 blocks of ice daily and a livestock feed plant capable of producing 6,000 tonnes per year.
The project is expected to be open by 2018.
The Tinh Ky Commune's People's Committee said that the centre would significantly contribute to the consumption and processing of seafood from the thousands of fishing vessels in Sa Ky and neighbouring coastal areas such as Binh Son, Tu Nghia, Ly Son, Mo Duc and Duc Pho.