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  • 16 March 2016
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    The Argentine Navy informed that it sunk a Chinese vessel fishing illegally in Argentine waters on March 14 and released a video showing the gun firing operation. The Navy identified the boat as Lu Yan Yuan Yu 010. The boat was reportedly conducting illegal fishing activities in Puerto Madryn, which is within the Argentinian Exclusive Economic Zone. Argentine […]

  • 1 July 2015

    Illegal fishing has been the focus of a combined Australian Defence Force and Indonesian Armed Forces operation, concluding in Darwin last week. The fifth Australian and Indonesian coordinated maritime security patrol commenced in Kupang, Indonesia on 15 June and took place in areas of the Timor and Arafura Seas north of Darwin. The coordinated patrol […]

  • 27 February 2018
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    The Argentine Coast Guard takes fisheries protection very seriously as can be seen in another video captured by the agency during an incident last week. The video shows an Argentine Coast Guard (Prefectura Naval Argentina) patrol vessel firing at a Chinese fishing vessel caught fishing illegally in Argentine exclusive economic zone waters. The incident took […]

  • 27 October 2014
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    Sri Lanka naval troops attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North Central Naval Command arrested 08 persons with 1,359 kilograms of illegal fish catch along with an FGD and a Wallam engaged in illegal fishing. The fishing was conducted using explosives in the general area of Kalupalama in Mannar on 25th October 2014. The arrested persons […]

  • 18 August 2014
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    Sri Lanka Naval troops attached to SLNS Lankapatuna of the Eastern Naval Command arrested two persons with 772 kilograms of illegal fish catch.   They were arrested along with a FGD engaged in illegal fishing using explosives in the general area of Uppural in the Trincomalee District on 14th August 2014. The arrested persons with […]

  • 21 December 2017
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    The South Korean Coast Guard was forced to fire over 200 rounds during a confrontation with dozens of Chinese vessels fishing illegally in South Korean waters on Tuesday. Coast Guard officials said the vessels were caught in South Korean exclusive economic zone waters off the country’s west coast. Overall 44 Chinese fishing vessels ignored broadcast warnings […]

  • 26 January 2015
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    Sri Lanka Navy’s patrol craft, attached to SLN Dockyard of the Eastern Naval Command, arrested six persons engaged in illegal fishing in the general area of Upparu in Trincomalee. The operation occurred on January 21, 2015. The authorities said that the fishermen had been fishing using an illegal purse seine net when they were arrested by […]

  • 26 August 2014
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    Sri Lanka Naval craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 15 fishermen with 2 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing in the seas off Trincomalee on 25th August 2014.   The arrested persons along with illegal fishing nets and FGDs were handed over to the Trincomalee Harbour police for further investigations. [mappress] […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Walagamba of the Eastern Naval Command arrested 05 persons, who were engaged in illegal fishing, in the seas off Bolder Point on 14th June 2012. The FGD and 20 grams of explosives used for the illegal act along with 02 pairs of goggles, a diving mask , a pair of […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Naval troops attached to Eastern Naval Command have recovered 05 no’s of non electrical detonators and 05 pieces of detonating cord from the general area Illankanthai in Trincomalee on 20th December 2011. The recovered detonators are believed to be used for illegal fishing activities rampant in the area. The Navy maintains a round the clock […]

  • 2 March 2012

    Naval Personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya of the North-western Naval Command on information received recovered 03 illegal fishing nets, 16 Oxygen cylinders and an FGD used for illegal fishing on 01st March 2012 in the Uchchamuni Area. The recovered items were handed over to the Assistant Director Fisheries (Puttlam) for legal action. [mappress] Naval Today […]

  • 27 June 2016
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    Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong helped seize two foreign fishing vessels, believed to be Vietnamese, in waters off far North Queensland for suspected illegal fishing. Maritime Border Command within the Australian Border Force, made the apprehensions on June 21 near Dianne Bank in a coordinated effort with the Australian Fisheries Management Authority. During the inspection, […]

  • 7 October 2014
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    Sri Lanka Naval craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 15 fishermen with 4 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing. The operation took place in the seas North of Pigeon Island in Trincomalee on 5th October 2014. The arrested persons along with illegal fishing gear were handed over to the Trincomalee harbour police […]

  • 24 September 2014
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    Sri Lanka Naval craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 15 fishermen with 2 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing.   The persons were apprehended in the seas off Trincomalee on 19th September 2014. The arrested persons along with illegal fishing nets and FGDs were handed over to the Trincomalee harbour police […]

  • 15 August 2014
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    Sri Lanka Naval troops attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North Central Naval Command arrested 12 persons engaged in illegal fishing.   The fishermen were using explosives in the general area of Periyakadai in the Mannar District on 13th August 2014. The arrested persons, along with 533 kilograms of illegal fish catch, were handed over to […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Vijaya of the North-western Naval Command on information received apprehended 111 illegal fishing nets in the general areas of Palliwasal Thurai,Mandalkuda and Kuringipiti on 25rd October 2012. The arrested items were handed over to Puttlam Assistant Fisheries Director for further investigations. [mappress] Naval Today Staff,October 29, 2012; Image: Sri Lanka […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Vijaya and Naval Deployment Alankuda of the North-western Naval Command on information received arrested 07 persons engaged in illegal fishing along with a haul of illegal fishing nets on 25th March 2013 in Mandalkuda, Palliwasalthurai and Alankuda areas. They were handed over to respective authorities of Fisheries Department in Puttalam […]

  • 23 June 2014
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    Sri Lanka Naval troops attached to SLN Dockyard of the Eastern Naval Command on information received, arrested 5 persons along with a canoe engaged in illegal fishing in the seas of Coral Point area in Trincomalee on 18 June 2014.   The arrested persons with 250 kilograms of fish catch were handed over to the […]

  • 30 April 2012
    Training & Education

    llegal fishing has been the focus of a joint Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Indonesian Armed Forces operation that concluded in Darwin today. The third Australian-Indonesian coordinated maritime security patrol, AUSINDO CORPAT 2012, started in Kupang, West Timor on 16 April and was held in the waters between Australia and Indonesia from 19-27 April 2012. […]

  • 27 February 2013

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Thambapanni of the North-western Naval Command arrested 29 illegal fishing nets in Udappuwa area on 24th February 2013. The items were handed over to Assistant Fisheries Director in Puttalam for legal action. [mappress] Naval Today Staff, February 27, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

  • 19 September 2013
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    Illegal fishing has been the focus of a combined Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Indonesian armed forces operation, concluding in Kupang, West Timor this week. The fourth annual Australian and Indonesian coordinated maritime security patrol (AUSINDO CORPAT) started in Darwin on 2 September and was undertaken in waters between the two countries from 2-16 September. […]

  • 6 June 2014
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    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 18 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing using prohibited fishing gears 04 NM East of Kukkuthuduwai, Mullativu on 4th June 2014.   Naval troops attached to Naval Deployment Nayaru of the Eastern Naval Command arrested the fishermen and 4 FGDs engaged in these illegal activities. The arrested persons with items were handed […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Mahaweli of the Eastern Naval Command on information received, recovered 110 non electrical detonators in the general area of Kappalthurai on 29th October 2013. Meanwhile, naval troops attached to SLNS Welusumana of the Northern Naval Command also apprehended 3 persons with 27 explosive packs weighting 11 kilograms in the Chirutivu […]

  • 18 October 2013

    Naval personnel attached to SLN Dockyard of the Eastern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 89 persons engaged in illegal fishing using purse seine nets on 17th October 2013 in the seas off Chapel Island and Dutch Bay in Trincomalee. The arrested persons along with the recovered items were handed over to the Fisheries Department officials […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Vijayaba of the Eastern Naval Command on information received recovered explosives used for illegal fishing with 2 persons, in the seas off Erakkandi on 4th December 2013. The arrested fishermen with explosives were handed over to Fisheries Officials in Trincomalee. Meanwhile naval personnel attached to SLNS Dakshina of the Southern […]

  • 8 June 2016
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    Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong recently intercepted what the navy believes are two Vietnamese fishing vessels. Two foreign fishing vessels were apprehended on June 2, in waters off north Queensland for suspected illegal fishing in Australian waters. Maritime Border Command within the Australian Border Force, made the apprehensions off Lihou reef in the Coral […]

  • 21 March 2016
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    A heavily armed Chinese patrol vessel on March 19 ordered a smaller Indonesian Navy vessel to free a Chinese fishing boat caught fishing illegally in the Natuna Sea, which is in the Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone. While Indonesian authorities were forced to escort the fishing boat outside their waters, local media reported that eight crew […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Vijaya of the North-western Naval Command on information received recovered 117 illegal cage nets on 16th March 2013 in the Kuringipitti general area. The recovered items were handed over to Assistant Fisheries Director in Puttalam for legal action. [mappress] Naval Today Staff, March 18, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

  • 13 April 2012
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    Naval troops attached to SLNS Pussadewa of the North-central Naval Command recovered 13 non-electric detonators and 11 safety fuses hidden in Kallady Beach on 11th April 2012. [mappress] Naval Today Staff , April 13, 2012; Image: navy