Policy & Compliance

Witness to a Crime?

Unusual fleet behavior off West Africa spurs our analyst to investigate Just because something appears suspicious, doesn’t mean laws are being broken. Jumping too quickly to conclusions could embroil a legally operating fishing fleet in unwarranted investigations or accusations. Equally damaging would be to rush in on a crime without solid [...]

By | 2019-09-10T13:04:10-04:00 October 20th, 2016|Policy & Compliance|

Right on Target, Satellite Monitoring Guided a Police Chase on the Open Ocean

The sheer size of the ocean poses one of the biggest challenges to curbing illegal fishing, especially for a tiny island nation like Palau whose territorial waters encompass a swath of ocean nearly the size of Texas. With just three vessels comprising the government’s patrol fleet, there has been little hope [...]

By | 2019-09-10T12:39:42-04:00 July 12th, 2016|Policy & Compliance|
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