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Chinese company seeks 30-trawler fishing fleet in Guyana

A Chinese commercial fishing company is seeking to operate 30 vessels in Guyana over opposition from fishermen in the South American country. Fuzhou Hongdong Pelagic Fishery Co. has submitted a proposal for permits to operate the 120-foot trawlers and drift netters,,, “We don’t have any more space to accommodate anybody else in the fishing grounds as these are almost fully exploited,” said Leslie Ramalho, past president of the Guyana Association of Trawler Owners and Seafood Processors. Read the rest here 17:58