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  • 16 March 2016
    Authorities

    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
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities

    A South Korean Cast Guard crew fired the ship’s M60 machine gun at a Chinese fishing vessel which was attempting to flee as it was caught fishing illegally in the South Korean exclusive economic zone. As reported by the South Korean news agency Yonhap, two Chinese fishing vessels were caught in illegal activities off the western […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Fast Naval Craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command apprehended two Chinese multi-day fishing trawlers engaged in illegal fishing in the sea off Arugambay on 5th August 2012.  The trawlers bearing the registration numbers IMUL- A- 0054- KMN with 20 crew members (19 Chinese and 1 Sri Lankan) and IMUL- A- 0055- KMN with 19 […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities

    China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday that Chinese fishing boats were harassed and shot at by several Indonesian navy vessels in the southwest of the South China Sea on June 17. According to the Indonesian Navy, the vessel was detained while seven Chinese fishermen on board were arrested. “While operating normally in China’s traditional fishing grounds in the […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North-central Naval Command arrested 12 persons engaged in illegal fishing using explosives on 14th April 2012. Five persons with a fish catch of 678 kilograms were arrested at the Pallemunai Fishing Marshalling Point whilst seven persons were taken in by Naval Vessel P 213 at Thalpadu with […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    In order to facilitate the fishermen engaged in coastal fishing, Naval Divers attached to the Eastern Naval Command placed buoys in the Back Bay in Trincomalee earmarking the area for their exclusive use. The bay, which had once been a hive of activity with traditional fishermen taking the lead, was non-operational for over three decades […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The Naval Service Ship LÉ Roisín made a significant detention of a Dutch Registered Fishing Vessel on friday, November 22, for alleged breaches of fishing regulations. The fishing vessel was detained shortly after 11am approximately one hundred nautical miles north west of Tory Island and is expected into Killybegs on friday evening. This vessel is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Collins-class submarine HMAS Farncomb helped rescue an Indonesian fishing vessel crew who were stranded 100 nautical miles from land. According to the navy, the submarine was en route to Singapore and exercise Bersama Shield when it spotted the fisshing vessel. As Farncomb approached the fishing boat, a crew member was seen waving a […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Authorities

    The 67-meter-long Argentine Coast Guard vessel Mantilla fired several shots at Chinese fishing vessel Hua Xiang 801 which was caught fishing illegally in Argentine’s exclusive economic zone on March 1.  As informed by the coast guard, the fire was opened after the fishing vessel failed to respond to attempts to establish radio contact and performed […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Authorities

    The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has inspected 23 foreign-flagged fishing vessels on the high seas as part of joint maritime patrols it conducted recently with three other countries. Offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Otago and a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion aircraft supported the maritime surveillance operation with the three other member-countries of […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The Force Commander of the EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta (EU NAVFOR), Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, met with local Somali fishing representatives, clan elders of coastal communities and local authorities on board the EU NAVFOR flagship, ITS San Giusto, off the northern coast of Somalia, near Bossaso. This meeting was the first time […]

  • 14 January 2015

    Philippine Navy Patrol Gunboat apprehended two fishing boats during the conduct of Naval Patrol long the littoral waters of Pangasinan and La Union on the evening of January 6, 2015. BRP Hilario Ruiz (PG378) skippered by its Acting Commanding Officer Lieutenant Senior Grade John Paul Acio PN caught Fishing Boats Brianna Rae and Esperanza 1 […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities

    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, […]

  • 13 July 2011
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    Taiwan has not rejected the option of dispatching navy vessels to protect Taiwanese fishing boats in the future, the Ministry of Foreign Aff… By Nancy Liu (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, July 13, 2011;

  • 15 January 2014
    Industry news

    A Japanese warship named Osumi collided with a fishing boat this morning off the coast of Hiroshima, the Times of Malta reports. Two of four crewmembers of the fishing boat are in a critical condition after the collision, which sank the boat. The Defence Minister, Itsunori Onodera, said that the accident is very regrettable, adding […]

  • 25 December 2013
    Authorities

    The Indian Navy ship INS Talwar collided yesterday evening with a fishing trawler near Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, according to the Indian Express. The trawler suffered serious damage and sank after the collision. Four persons aboard the fishing vessel were injured. A Board of Inquiry, which has been appointed by the Navy, will investigate the […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish Navy’s patrol boat ‘Alboran’ returned to Cartagena yesterday after participating in a two-month long deployment in the “NAFO” 2014 campaign. The vessel was in the area of Newfoundland (Canada) participating in the protection of the North-West Atlantic Fisheries Organization’s (NAFO) fishing grounds. Alborán’s assignments included monitoring and surveillance tasks in the mentioned fishing grounds, as well as providing […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Industry news

      Norway released Russian trawler Sapfir-2 arrested for violation of Norwegian fishery rules. The trawler has already resumed fishing activities, reports ITAR-TASS referring to the shipowner. The Russian ship belonging to six Arkhangelsk fishing farms was detained by Norwegian Coast Guard on Sept 28 near Spitsbergen Archipelago and towed to the port of Tromso. Russian […]

  • 28 November 2013

    The Naval Service Vessel L.É. AOIFE has detained an Irish registered fishing vessel approximately 40 nautical miles South East of Cork. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations. The vessel is being escorted by the L.É. AOIFE to Cobh, it is expected to arrive alongside tonight, where it will be […]

  • 28 May 2014

    The Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel (OPV) ‘Tarifa’ has just departed from Cartagena to participate in the International Joint Deployment Plan in the Western Mediterranean Sea to monitor the fishing campaign of the Bluefin Tuna. This operation forms part of the European Fishing Agency initiative.   The ‘Tarifa’ will control the Spanish fishing grounds located […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Authorities

    Last week, Vietnam accused China of opening fire on a fishing boat, burning down its cabin, in the disputed South China Sea on March 20, Reuters reports. The Vietnamese Government characterized the incident as “very serious”, urging China to reprimand those responsible. On the other hand, the Chinese navy said that the attack on Vietnamese […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Fishery patrol ship HMS Tyne’s efforts to protect British coastal waters has resulted in a record-breaking fine of £1.62 million against a Spanish fishing company, its UK subsidiary and the masters of two fishing boats. Royal Navy River-class patrol ships – HMS Tyne, Severn and Mersey – regularly patrol the British coastline protecting the nation’s […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Naval troops attached to SLNS Kanchadewa of the Northern Naval Command arrested 34 fishermen and 12 fishing boats engaged in illegal fishing using prohibited fishing gears Settipuram and Velanithurei beach area.   Meanwhile naval troops attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North Central Naval Command arrested 6 fishermen and a fishing boat South […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Authorities

    US Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel assisted in an incident that occurred on January 19 when an 80-foot fishing vessel Eyak started to sink. The vessel sank approximately 13 miles south of Sitka Harbor and Sector Juneau personnel will monitor the sunken vessel for signs of pollution until the owner can salvage the vessel. Sector Juneau watchstanders […]

  • 6 June 2013

    Spain is participating in the International Commission for the Conservation of the Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), an inter-governmental fishing organization responsible for the conservation of tuna and tuna-like species in the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent seas, issuing recommendations to maintain a sustainable exploitation of the species. The fishing campaign of the bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On February 13, a US Coast Guard crew was on scene with the 207-foot fishing vessel that ran into trouble approximately 900 miles northeast of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. After traveling more than 430 miles, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star has reached the crew of the Australian-flagged fishing vessel, Antarctic Chieftain, who contacted Rescue […]