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Do “pirate” fishing vessels that engage in illegal fishing even use vessel tracking technology?

Do “pirate” fishing vessels that engage in illegal fishing even use vessel tracking technology?
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Although not all of them do, we have seen vessels broadcasting with the Automatic Identification System (AIS) that appear to be fishing illegally. In order to get information on those which don’t, we continue to build in other data and develop tools to help us identify where fishing is happening even if AIS or Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) technology is absent.

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