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Montevideo, August 9th 2022 - 08:24 UTC

Tag: Chinese jigger

  • Tuesday, May 5th 2020 - 07:14 UTC

    Argentine patrol arrests Chinese jigger illegally fishing in the county's EEZ

    The Chinese jigger Hong Pu 16, arrested for illegal fishing (Pic Armada Argentina)

    The Argentine Navy sighted and arrested early Monday a Chinese jigger which was illegally operating in the country's EEZ. The report says that the ocean patrol vessel ARA Bouchard detected the Hong Pu 16, fishing with its Automatic Identification System turned off, but full lights on to catch squid.

  • Wednesday, April 29th 2020 - 07:54 UTC

    Argentine Coast Guard chases Chinese jigger operating in the country's EEZ

    The Argentine Coast Guard vessel involved in the incident was GC-27 “Prefecto Fique”

    The Argentine Coast Guard was finally unable to arrest a Chinese jigger operating in the country's EEZ, which managed to escape into international waters, the so-called mile 201. According to the force's report, the patrol vessel GC-27 “Prefecto Fique”, early Tuesday detected and pursued the jigger Lu Rond Yuan Yu 668, some 390 kilometers offshore Puerto Madryn.

  • Wednesday, March 16th 2016 - 06:05 UTC

    Argentina sinks Chinese jigger which refused to stop and even tried to ram the patrol vessel

    In a high-seas chase, a coast guard vessel pursued the Lu Yan Yuan Yu 010 jigger which refused to stop despite warning shots across the Chinese boat's bow

    Argentina's coast guard has sunk a Chinese flagged jigger that was fishing illegally within its territorial waters, the coast guard said on Tuesday, marking a first test for relations between President Mauricio Macri and Beijing.In a high-seas chase, a coast guard vessel pursued the fishing vessel Lu Yan Yuan Yu 010 toward international waters, firing warning shots across the Chinese boat's bow as it attempted to raise the crew by radio.

  • Wednesday, June 19th 2013 - 00:30 UTC

    Argentine Coast Guard catches Chinese jigger with 180 tons of fresh squid

    GC-24 Mantilla escorting the jigger Fu Yuan Yu 873 to Puerto Madryn

    An Argentine Coast Guard vessel during a routine patrol caught a Chinese flagged jigger with 180 tons of fresh squid in its hold, and is now being escorted to the Patagonian port of Puerto Madryn where she is expected to arrive Wednesday midday.