PCG, BFAR Patrol vs illegal fishing in Leyte

PCG, BFAR Patrol vs illegal fishing in Leyte

THE Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) vessel, BRP Capones (MRRV-4404), and BFAR Fisheries Protection and Law Enforcement Group apprehended F/V Rodjard conducting illegal, unreported, unregulated fishing (IUUF) activities within the vicinity waters off Hilongos, Leyte, on 15 April 2024.

The apprehended fishing vessel was sighted within the municipal waters under section 86 (A.2), using “Purse Seine,” without vessel monitoring measure (VMS) installed, and with seven unlicensed crew on board.

The Coast Guard District Eastern Visayas (CGDEV) said following the issuance of a Certificate of Orderly Inspection (COI), the fishing vessel, boat owner, and crew were released.


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