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Argentina confirms one million dollars fines on each of four vessels caught illegally fishing

Wednesday, July 24th 2013 - 06:51 UTC
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Argentina’s Fisheries Under Secretariat confirmed huge fines for three fishing vessels from China and one Spanish which were allegedly caught during the last six months illegally fishing in the South Atlantic exclusive economic zone, EEZ off the coast of Chubut province. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    DON'T pay the bastards.

    Looking at the crap vessels I would imagine none of them are worth US$ 1M so sink them at the dockside, the argies are used to that.

    I bet when the news gets to Beijing they will make sure the Two Yuan Whore will get no money for The Dark Country after this.

    Happy days!

    Jul 24th, 2013 - 05:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    Lu Rong Yu 6177 was in Shandong Province yesterday .. nowhere near Chubut.
    MarineTraffic.com last reported on Lu Rong Yu 6178 in May. She was then also in Shandong; not impounded in Chubut.
    Fu Yuan Yu 873 was fishing a few days ago off West Africa, but I suppose she could be currently arrested in Puerto Madryn.

    I suppose Piscator really is in Argentina, and not fishing somewhere off the Lofotens.

    Jul 24th, 2013 - 06:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    If ya find an argie fishing boat in YOUR waters,
    fine em 2 million ..

    Jul 24th, 2013 - 06:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    The GREED for US dollars. Now don't forget how to do this. These are “elements” of the Chinese and Spanish navies. As such, they cannot be detained. How about some REAL compensation? A totally real US$50 bill. Drop the mines as you leave argie harbour!

    Jul 24th, 2013 - 07:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • AzaUK

    What out for Argentine pirates operating with in and over the 200 mile of Argentina coast, they take over your shipping and ransom them back to you. all on the orders of old black beard, Cristina Fernandez, i wonder if they will get there booty this time? maybe even win back the legendary,mythological treasure island, isla malvinas?

    Jul 25th, 2013 - 10:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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