Tag Archives: INTERPOL

Three vessels discovered fishing illegally in the Southern Ocean have links to a Spanish company

The vessels are being pursued by HMNZS Wellington, and the Minister reports that the New Zealanders have so far hailed and attempted to board two of the vessels but that their captains both refused to allow boarding. Read the rest here 09:26

Fisheries Crime

HuffPo – “World fish stocks are being rapidly depleted, and valuable species are nearing extinction. Because fish are a valuable commodity, the last decade has seen an escalation of transnational and organized criminal networks engaged in fisheries crime.” So declares the website of a new Environmental Crime Program. continued