Tuvalu secures extra support in fight against IUU

Sea Shepherd Global's 'Allankay'

Source: Sea Shepherd Global

The fight against illegal fishing in the South Pacific is being given a boost with the loan of a patrol ship

Ocean conservationist, Sea Shepherd Global, is sending a patrol ship to the South Pacific island of Tuvalu to help combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

The 54.6 metre Allankay will carry members of the Tuvalu police service who will have the authority to inspect and detain fishing vessels engaged in criminal activity in Tuvalu’s sovereign waters.

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