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I’m no Greenpeace fan, but, enough is enough. This is disgusting.

lafayetteMonster fishing ship in Pacific, east of Australia – The world’s largest fishing vessel, the factory freezer ship Lafayette, has turned up in the Pacific Ocean east of Australia. Satellite-tracking systems registered the location of the controversial 49,000 tonne Lafayette and six attendant trawlers north-east of Norfolk Island on Friday, Greenpeace said. The Russian-flagged, Chinese-owned vessel is five times the size of the Dutch factory trawler Margiris, which was banned from Australian waters in 2012. Read [email protected] 14:20