Russian Fishing Vessel Oleg Naydenov catch’s fire, sink’s off Gran Canaria accused of illegal fishing

Shortly after the Russian-flagged fishing vessel Oleg Naydenov sank south of Gran Canaria after catching fire, allegations about its involvement in illegal fishing activities and revocation of its catch permits came into light. According to the NGO Greenpeace, this 100 metre-long trawler had the fishing permits in Senegal revoked, as it is a country that had also accused it of overfishing pelagic resources in waters for which it lacked authorization. Read the rest here 20:25

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