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December 21, 2014

Malaysia

Pitas Shrimp Park, a $277 Million Project

 

 

Located in the northernmost part of Sabah, East Malaysia, Pitas Shrimp Park, a new, $277 million joint venture between Yayasan Sabah’s Inno-Fisheries, Sdn. Bhd., and Sunlight Seafood (Sabah), Sdn., Bhd., will have around 1,500 shrimp ponds, a hatchery, a research and development laboratory and a training center for the commercial development of the Pacific white shrimp (Penaeus vannamei).  It will employ more than 3,000 people.

 

Yayasan Sabah’s Inno-Fisheries is a government agency dedicated to uplifting the quality of life of the citizens in Sabah, Malaysia.  Sunlight Seafood is one of the leading processors and exporters of frozen seafood products in Malaysia.

 

Information: Yayasan Sabah Group, Menara Tun Mustapha, Yayasan Sabah Headquarters Complex, Likas Bay, P.O. Box 11201, 88813 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia (phone  6-088-326300, fax 6-088-326424, email ysinfo@ysnet.org.my, webpage http://ysnet.org.my/fisheries.asp?p=m&l=bi).

 

Information: Sunlight Seafood, Sdn., Bhd., PT 3804 Kawasan Perindustrian Seri Manjung, 32040 Seri Manjung, Perak, Malaysia (phone +6-05-688-1113, fax +6-05-688-8877, webpage http://www.sunlightseafood.com/contact.html).

 

Sources:  1. The Star Online.  Largest Prawn Farm to Create 3,000 Jobs.  December 21, 2014.  2. Bob Rosenberry, Shrimp News International, December 21, 2014.

 

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