Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the allocation of State budget to the second phase of an anchorage project in Ly Son island of the central province of Quang Ngai.

The ministries of planning and investment, and finance will earmark the money for the province to realise the scheme in the 2014-205 period.

The project is to complete a shelter for around 500 vessels, helping fishermen mitigate the risks of natural disasters and build infrastructure for the sector.

Fifteen nautical miles from mainland, the island district of Quang Ngai covers an area of 10.32 square kilometres where 5,575 household are based, earning their living by seafood catching and garlic planting.-VNA