Tag: IUU fishing

  • Illegal Fishing Off Somalia

    Iranian dhows have been seized by angry Somali fishermen. Illegal Fishing Off Somalia Seen Spurring Piracy Revival by Ilya Gridneff Piracy that caused havoc to international shipping off Somalia’s coast […]

  • BIMCO anti-piracy appeal rejected

    EUNAVFOR won’t act on piracy-driver: illegal fishing. BIMCO anti-piracy appeal rejected Girija Shettar The shipping industry, which wants a crackdown on illegal fishing off Somalia because it is fuelling piracy, […]

  • Fishing pirates flee Thailand

    “We blinked and the ship was gone.” Fishing pirates flee Thailand in black-listed boat Lindsay Murdoch Bangkok:  A notorious black-listed fishing vessel has broken free of Thai naval authorities off the […]

  • Puntland can secure maritime

    Puntland Maritime Police Force has excellent pedigree against piracy. Somalia: Puntland capable of securing maritime routes alone-Official Puntland Anti-Piracy Agency Director Abdirizak Mohamed Ahmed (Ducaysane) on Thursday said, Puntland will […]

  • Hostages escape after five months

    Unclear whether captors were pirates or fishermen. Iranian ship and crew escape after 5 months in captivity off Somali coast An Iranian fishing vessel and its crew have escaped after […]

  • Indonesia hits illegal fishing

    Scuttled ships will form artificial reef. Indonesia sinks 34 foreign vessels to stop illegal fishing By John Stansfield Indonesia, the world’s biggest archipelago nation, sank 34 foreign illegal fishing boats in several places […]

  • Australian naval ship building

    Royal Australian Navy crucial to nation. Australian naval ship building: Australia has the formula right Kevin Andrews Australia’s national security and economy rely on the unencumbered use of the sea. […]

  • Customs and marine join efforts

    New agreement will improve maritime security. Customs and marine join efforts Cameroon’s navy will henceforth protect and transport custom officers during their operations at sea. The terms of the joint […]

  • Yemen fishing vessel sinks off Somalia

    Vessel fishing illegally in Puntland waters. Yemen fishing vessel sinks off Somalia Coast A Yemen-owned fishing vessel has sank off the coast of Somalia’s Puntland autonomy state, with efforts to […]

  • Zambia launches special forces marine unit

    New unit to protect fisheries and border. Zambia launches special forces marine unit Zambian president Edgar Lungu on 26 July launched a new marine special forces unit to improve maritime […]