US Bans Imports From Chinese Fishing Company Citing Seafarer Welfare
By David Lawder (Reuters) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Friday imposed a new import ban on seafood from a Chinese fishing fleet that the agency says is using...
The crew of the M/V Rak Afrikana, which was herself released by pirates on March 8, were transferred to the M/V York after being rescued by the Italian warship ITS ZEFFIRO when the master sent out a distress call.
The M/V York, and her crew of 17 (from Germany, Ukraine and the Philippines), was pirated on October 24, 2010 approximately 50 nautical miles East of Mombasa, Kenya. There is no information on the condition of the crews from either vessel.
Via EU NAVFOR
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