IUU fishing boats scuttled

Indonesia’s clamp down on IUU fishing ongoing.

Indonesia Scuttles 30 Vessels in Anti-Illegal Fishing Program

Jakarta. Indonesia’s Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force, or Satgas 115, scuttled 30 vessels in five separate locations on Monday (22/08), for poaching in the country’s rich oceans.

Tyas Budiman, fisheries resources director of the Maritime and Fisheries Ministry’s monitoring affairs directorate general, said the action took place separately in Pontianak, West Kalimantan; Bitung, North Sulawesi; Riau Island’s Batam; Tahuna in North Sulawesi; and Belawan, North Sumatra.

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Source: jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com

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