Binh Dinh province’s Phu Cat district’s Capture volume has increased significantly (21-04-2017)
Currently, Binh Dinh province’s Phu Cat district has 959 fishing boatls with a total capacity of 166,706 CV, in which 379 fishing boats for off-shore fishing. Although the number of boats decreased by 87 units compared with the same period last year, but the capacity increased by 30,635 hp.
Thanks to implementation of Decree No.67/NĐ-CP, Phu Cat district was approved by the provincial People's Committee 48 cases for loans to build new boat which has capacity of 800 hp or more. So far, 14 fishermen have completed the loan procedures and signed a contract to build a boats with a total cost of over VND 219 billion, of which 12 newbuilding boats have been completed and 2 ones are under construction.
Thanks to the investment for newbuilding, increasing fishing capacity, and purchasing fishing gear, in the first three months of 2017, the district exploited more than 9,400 tons of the catch, reaching 24.1 per cent of the year’s plan, up 2,700 tons over the same period last year. In addition, more than 11,000 lobster seeds were harvested.