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Owia Fisheries Centre most advanced facility

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The Owia Fisheries Centre is the seventh and the most advanced rural fish landing facility constructed by the Japanese government at the cost of EC$33 million.{{more}}

The others are located at Chateaubelair, Barrouallie, Calliaqua, Bequia, Canouan and Union Island.

This is in addition to the main centre in Kingstown.

Among the features of the impressive facility is a jetty and breakwater, slipway, fishermen’s lockers, office quarters, ice making machine, cold and chill storage facilities and a fuel station.

Construction of the facility began in May of 2007, and was completed March, 2009. The complex was built by the Japanese construction company, TOA.

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