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While construction continues on $39 million North Abaco port development in Coopers Town the International Port in Marsh Harbour continues to show a lack of maintenance highlighted by a recent video that surfaced on social media showing the deplorable state of the bathrooms at the facility.

Deplorable Bathroom Conditions at Port Shock Residents

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While construction continues on $39 million North Abaco port development in Coopers Town the International Port in Marsh Harbour continues to show a lack of maintenance highlighted by a recent video that surfaced on social media showing the deplorable state of the bathrooms at the facility.

The video, (Bottom) which garnered many shocked and disgusted responses, showed an incredibly filthy bathroom missing ceiling tiles and toilets with broken seats. Just outside the door of the bathroom a small pipe in the ground appears to be overflowing possibly from the septic tank.

According to one source bids for repairs to the facility have been made; however, no approvals have been given to proceed in months. Questions remain though on how it got to this state of disrepair in the first place.

 

Marsh Harbour Port BathroomThe Marsh Harbour International Port is responsible for ~$40 million annually.

This Story will be updated with more details and responses from officials.

Video by Tim Oswald Roberts

 

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About Timothy Roberts

Timothy Roberts

Timothy had his first venture into Journalism just months after graduating from Queen’s College in Nassau taking his first job with The Tribune in 1991 leaving in 1992 for other pursuits.

During his time in Nassau he diversified his experiences working as a warehouse manager, locksmith and computer technician before returning to Abaco, a place he has always considered home, in 1999.

He joined the staff of The Abaconian in 2001 doing graphic design and writing an opinion article called Generally Speaking and after a brief time away, returned to The Abaconian in 2010 as a reporter, graphic designer and computer technician.

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