Sunday, March 20, 2016
Maritime News

Indonesia to Summon China Ambassador Over Fishing Boat Incident

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Ben Blanchard JAKARTA/BEIJING, March 20 (Reuters) – Indonesia will summon China’s ambassador over an incident involving a Chinese fishing vessel in the Natuna Sea,...

March 20, 2016
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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Argentina Coast Guard Chases, Sinks Chinese Fishing Vessel

BUENOS AIRES, March 15 (Reuters) – Argentina’s coast guard has sunk a Chinese trawler that was fishing illegally within its territorial waters, the coast guard said on Tuesday, marking a...

March 16, 2016
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Monday, March 14, 2016
Maritime News

PHOTOS: Indonesia Blows Up Notorious Poaching Vessel ‘Victory’

The Indonesian Navy and Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries on Monday proudly blew up the illegal fishing vessel Viking in the shallow waters just the district of Pangandaran in West...

March 14, 2016
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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

North Korean Ghost Boats

BY JU-MIN PARK AND KAORI KANEKO (Reuters) Fishing boats carrying decomposed corpses have washed ashore in Japan in recent weeks, leading to speculation these “ghost ships” are rickety North Korean vessels...

December 1, 2015
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Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Maritime News

‘Renegade Trawler’ Captain and Two Crew Members Convicted in Sao Tome

  CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – A Sao Tome and Principe court won a key victory against illegal fishing by organised syndicates on Monday when it convicted the captain of a...

October 13, 2015
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Monday, April 6, 2015
thunder sinking sea shepherd

Sea Shepherd Believes Notorious Fish Poaching Ship Likely Scuttled Off Sao Tome

The fishing vessel Thunder, a vessel owned by Canela Shipping Ltd, has sunk today offshore Sao Tome in the Gulf of Guinea at position 0? 20′ N, 05? 23′ E. The vessel...

April 6, 2015
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Monday, February 2, 2015

In Whale War Ceasefire, Sea Shepherd Activists Hunt a New Target

Japan is sitting out the whaling season after a setback at the International Court of Justice last March.

February 2, 2015
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

New Satellite System to Track ‘Pirate Fishing’

A new satellite tracking system launched on Wednesday aims to crack down on the industrial-scale theft known as "pirate fishing."

January 21, 2015
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Can Technology End Pirate Fishing?

Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, also known as pirate fishing, is a massive problem across the globe. Editorial by National Geographic's Barton Seaver.

August 27, 2013
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