Barents Sea tension

An Icelandic trawler was fined for an apparently minor infringement a week ago in the Barents Sea, after having found itself on the wrong side of the Russian Navy while military manoeuvres on a grand scale take place in the Barents Sea. Therney’s skipper was fined a nominal $500 and allowed to proceed. Now Norwegian fishermen are also finding themselves barred from fishing grounds.

Continue Reading

Taiwan pledges to safeguard fishermen’s interests

According Taiwan Fisheries Agency, the The Council of Agriculture (COA) has responded to the concerns of fishermen following the ruling made on the 12th of July by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on the South China Sea arbitration that had been requested by the Philippines in 2013.

Continue Reading