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Tag: Hua Li 8 jigger

  • Tuesday, May 31st 2016 - 18:11 UTC

    Argentina and China address fishing vessels poaching in the South Atlantic

    In mid-March the sinking of the Chinese vessel Lu Yan Yuan 010 when fishing in Argentina's EEZ triggered a surge in diplomatic discussions.

    The Argentine news agency Pescare reports that the repeated illegal incursion of Asian vessels in Argentina's Exclusive Economic Zone prompted the issue to be addressed during the recent meeting of the bilateral Argentina/China Subcommittee on Fisheries.

  • Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 13:52 UTC

    South Atlantic poacher Hua Li 8, arrested by Indonesian for illegal fishing

    On January 29, the Chinese flagged Hua Li 8 was detected fishing within the EEZ of Argentina, but managed to escape

    Almost two months of efforts coordinated by Interpol with the cooperation of seven countries on four continents, the Indonesian Armed Forces arrested one of the most wanted poaching fishing vessels. On January 29, the Chinese flagged Hua Li 8 was detected fishing within the EEZ of Argentina, which triggered an immediate operation to arrest the vessel. But despite the display of patrol vessels and aircrafts, and warning shots, the vessel managed to escape.

  • Friday, March 4th 2016 - 06:39 UTC

    Argentina and Uruguay unable to arrest a Chinese flagged poaching jigger

     The jigger was radar detected last Tuesday early morning at the San Jorge Gulf illegally operating and was repeatedly warned in Spanish and English. (Pic LA file)

    The Argentine Coast Guard and Uruguayan navy failed in capturing a Chinese flagged jigger poaching in the two countries shared waters. According to non official reports, two Argentine Coast Guard vessels and a helicopter plus a Uruguayan aircraft and vessel were involved in the attempt to arrest Hua Li 8.