Illegal Indian Ocean Tuna Fleet Blacklisted by IOTC After Latest Meeting
A fleet of tuna fishing vessels has been blacklisted in the Indian Ocean by the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) following the group’s 26th session meeting in Seychelles.
The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) said the fleet had a history of illegal fishing activities in the region and now the fleet will be strictly prohibited from fishing in the Indian Oceans. The fleet was previously blacklisted by the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) in 2021 and dropped by its insurers in March 2022...
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