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New Zealand Government seizes Korean trawler – owners Taejin Fisheries Co of Busan owe 93 Indonesian crew $4.5 million in wages.

Docked in Dunedin’s inner harbour, it was valued a year ago at $1 million, but owners Taejin Fisheries Co of Busan owe 93 Indonesian crew $4.5 million in wages. Taxpayers have paid over $50,000 in berthage fees since its owners gave up on it. It has also paid to clean up the ship which became infested with rats, cockroaches and lice.  Read the rest here 16:44