illegal fishing

Monday, March 27, 2023

U.S. Navy Sends LCS to Enforce Fishing Laws in Western Pacific

The U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard have kicked off a joint patrol in the Western Pacific on a mission to enforce fisheries laws, combat transnational crimes,

March 27, 2023
Total Views: 17524

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Ministers Seek to Combat Organized Crime in Global Fisheries

By Louise Rasmussen COPENHAGEN, March 23 (Reuters) – Organised crime in the fisheries industry that endangers stocks, exploits labour and robs

March 23, 2023
Total Views: 1594

Sunday, December 25, 2022

When Fishing Boats Go Dark At Sea, They’re Often Committing Crimes

Heather Welch (The Converstion)–In January 2019, the Korean-flagged fishing vessel Oyang 77 sailed south toward international waters off Argentina. The

December 25, 2022
Total Views: 13645

Saturday, December 10, 2022

U.S. Sanctions People, Entities Over China-Based Illegal Fishing

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on people and companies, including Nasdaq-listed Pingtan Marine Enterprises,

December 10, 2022
Total Views: 4712

Monday, June 27, 2022

Biden Administration Announces Actions to Combat Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing

The Biden Administration has announced a set of actions to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing that the White House says is significantly

June 27, 2022
Total Views: 1649

Saturday, June 4, 2022
Maritime Security

Israel Arrests Four Palestinian Fishermen Off Gaza Coast

GAZA, June 4 (Reuters) – Israel arrested four Palestinian fishermen off the Mediterranean coast of Gaza on Saturday, Palestinian and Israeli

June 4, 2022
Total Views: 1461

Monday, August 23, 2021
Fishing Net Tangled With Hawser

NOAA Rebukes EU Fishing Laws And Bans IUU Vessels From US Ports

This month NOAA released the 2021 Biennial Report to Congress for illegal, unreported, unregulated (IUU) fishing activities and bycatch of protected marine

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 2315

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

China Says US Seafood Ban Is Based On Lies

By Shamim Adam (Bloomberg) A decision by the U.S. to ban imports of seafood from Dalian Ocean Fishing is based on “lies” that the Chinese company used

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 3034

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

U.S. Asks WTO to Address Forced Labor on Fishing Vessels

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) — The U.S. asked the World Trade Organization’s members to address the problem of forced labor on fishing vessels, seeking

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 2533

Monday, December 28, 2020

U.S. Coast Guard’s New National Security Cutter to Patrol South Atlantic for Illegal Fishing

The U.S. Coast Guard’s new Legend-class national security cutter, USCGC Stone (WMSL 758), has departed from Pascagoula, Mississippi on its first patrol

December 28, 2020
Total Views: 7467

Monday, December 21, 2020

Satellites Used to Expose Risks of Forced Labor in Global Fishing

By Nanchanok Wongsamuth BANGKOK, Dec 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Fishing vessels with crews of forced laborers behave in systematically different

December 21, 2020
Total Views: 4447

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

July 24, 2020
Total Views: 85

Monday, April 15, 2019
fishing vessel
Maritime News

Opinion: Overfishing Does Damage to More Than Just Fish

By The Editors (Bloomberg Opinion) — Overfishing threatens disaster not only for fish, oceans and the food supply, but for fishing itself. The

April 15, 2019
Total Views: 417

Friday, November 30, 2018
HawkEye 360 satellite
Maritime News

SpaceX Rocket Carries New Cubed Satellites That Will Hunt ‘Dark Ships’

By Kyle Stock (Bloomberg) — If all goes as planned with the scheduled SpaceX launch Sunday, a startup called HawkEye 360 will have a trio of satellites

November 30, 2018
Total Views: 85

Friday, May 11, 2018
Jin Shyang Yih 668
Maritime News

Data-Bait: Using Tech to Hook Globe’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Fishing Cheats

By Thin Lei Win ROME, May 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In 2016, a Thai-flagged fishing vessel was detained in Seychelles on suspicion that it had

May 11, 2018
Total Views: 51

Friday, April 20, 2018

Indonesia Turns to Google in War on Illegal Fishing

By Karlis Salna (Bloomberg) — Indonesia’s Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti deals with some dangerous men in her role, but they don’t rattle her.

April 20, 2018
Total Views: 96

Monday, April 9, 2018
STS-50 fishing boat

The One That Got Away: Indonesia Seizes Fugitive Fishing Boat Carrying 18 Miles of Illegal Gillnets

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa JAKARTA, April 9 (Reuters) – Indonesia, acting on a request from Interpol, has seized a fishing boat carrying 600 illegal

April 9, 2018
Total Views: 50

Friday, February 23, 2018
global fishing map

Scientists Use AIS Data to Map Global Fishing Activity in Extraordinary Detail

Using satellite tracking, machine learning and common ship-tracking technology, scientists from UC Santa Barbara teamed up with colleagues at Global Fishing

February 23, 2018
Total Views: 82

Monday, February 5, 2018
thai fishing boat
Maritime News

Many in Thai Fishing Industry Fail to See Conditions as Slavery – Research

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK, Feb 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Thai fishing boat owners who trap workers on board ships and withhold wages often do not

February 5, 2018
Total Views: 58

Friday, October 6, 2017
Maritime News

Microsoft’s Paul Allen Going High-Tech in Fight Against Illegal Fishing

By Dina Bass (Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen, concerned about illegal fishing depleting global fish populations, will spend $40

October 6, 2017
Total Views: 24