IUU fishing a transnational organized crime

IUU fishing prevention task force conducted 11-month compliance audit on large foreign-built fishing vessels registered in the country.

IUU fishing a transnational organized crime: Indonesia

By Tama Salim

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Indonesia’s Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti has called on the international community to recognize the practice of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing as a form of transnational organized crime (TOC).

Susi said the recognition would ensure governments had better access to the tools needed to implement cooperation initiatives leading to the eventual eradication of IUU fishing.


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Source: chinapost.com.tw

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