Kodiak-based Coast Guard Cutter Returns Home Following International Fisheries Enforcement Operation
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) returned home after a two-month-long Operation North Pacific Guard (NPG) patrol focused on international fishery regulation enforcement.
NPG is an annual operation designed to deter illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activity, including large-scale high seas pelagic drift-net fishing, the Coast Guard explained. The NPG includes a number of multilateral and bilateral international agreements with the U.S. in order to improve the conservation and management of high seas fisheries resources...
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