Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Galapagos Islands

Ecuador To Create New Galapagos Marine Reserve

By Alexandra Valencia and Brian Ellsworth (Reuters) Ecuador’s government is considering creating a new marine reserve near the Galapagos Islands to protect migratory species of turtles, whales, and sharks threatened...

September 7, 2021
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Maritime News

Massive Chinese Fishing Fleet Leaves Area Near the Galapagos Islands

By Yury Garcia GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Ecuador’s navy said on Tuesday that Chinese fishing vessels have gradually left the area near the Galapagos Islands and are now...

September 22, 2020
Total Views: 259

Monday, August 10, 2020
Maritime News

Ecuador Navy Surveils Huge Chinese Fishing Fleet Near Galapagos

By Santiago Arcos ABOARD ECUADOREAN NAVY AIRCRAFT, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Ecuador’s navy is conducting surveillance of a massive Chinese fishing fleet that is operating near the protected waters of...

August 10, 2020
Total Views: 26

Friday, July 24, 2020
Maritime News

Ecuador Monitoring Fishing Vessel Fleet Near Galapagos Islands

QUITO, July 23 (Reuters) – Ecuador is monitoring a large fleet of fishing vessels, many of them Chinese, off the Galapagos Islands and has increased patrolling to ensure the ships...

July 24, 2020
Total Views: 68

Friday, April 24, 2015

Freighter Scuttled After Galapagos Grounding

An Ecuador-flagged cargo ship has been successfully refloated and scuttled after running aground earlier this year in the Galápagos Islands. The salvage and scuttling was carried out by the U.S.-based salvage...

April 24, 2015
Total Views: 83

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Maritime News

State of Emergency Declared in Galápagos Islands after Grounding

A state of emergency has been declared in the Galápagos Islands exactly one week after a cargo ship ran aground and remains stuck just offshore of the easternmost island in the archipelago.

February 5, 2015
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Monday, February 2, 2015

Grounded Cargo Ship to Be Scuttled Off Galápagos Islands

An Ecuador-flagged cargo ship which ran aground last week in the Galápagos islands will be towed out to sea and scuttled, according to government officials in the Galápagos.

February 2, 2015
Total Views: 11