Investigation demanded into crew fatalities on Chinese longliner
EJF and APIL are seeking an investigation by the Chinese authorities into crew fatalities and illegal fishing on board longliner Long Xing 629

Investigation demanded into crew fatalities on Chinese longliner

Four Indonesian crewmen are reported to have lost their lives while working on a Chinese fishing vessel, after reportedly being denied medical care. Crewmen interviewed by legal NGO Advocates for…

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Scotland signs up to Norway’s fish crime initiative
Scottish and Norwegian fisheries ministers Fergus Ewing and Harald T Nesvik signed the Norwegian statement on combating crime in fisheries. Image: Government.no

Scotland signs up to Norway’s fish crime initiative

Scotland is the latest of 26 countries that have so far signed up to Norway’s initiative to fight organised crime in the fishing sector, as Scottish Fisheries Minister Fergus Ewing…

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Landmark fishing ban plus fine for NZ company
A New Zealand fishing company has been banned from fishing for three years for offences relating to crayfish landings. Image: PD-PDPHOTO.ORG.

Landmark fishing ban plus fine for NZ company

A New Zealand commercial fishing company formerly owned by the Hawke's Bay D'Esposito family has been banned from fishing for three years and fined $62,000 after failing to report more…

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