South Korea Accused of Failing to Enforce Penalties on IUU Vessel That was Cited by CCAMLR
The South Korean government has failed to sanction two vessels found fishing illegally in Antarctic waters, instead allowing the owner to sell this valuable catch on the global seafood market.
The Korean distant water fishing vessels Southern Ocean and Hong-Jin 701, both owned by the Hong-Jin company, violated conservation measures of the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR).
CCAMLR and the Coalition of Legal Toothfish Operators (COLTO) have been highly successful at stopping rampant...
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