Fishing trawlers moored at Shengsi Island, Pacific Ocean

Fishery Resources Pillage in the Pacific Ocean

No less than 25 million tons of fish are believed to be lost each year due to Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing activity (IUU fishing) over the world. For some enforcement officials, IUU fishing has even become “the world’s top maritime security threat”. The Pacific Ocean, extending from India to the west coast of the … Continue reading Fishery Resources Pillage in the Pacific Ocean

magnifying glass observing the Pacific from space

Chinese fishermen threat sovereignty in Pacific

On January 19th,2021, the Government of Vanuatu reported the apprehension of two Chinese trawlers off the island of Hiu on suspicion of illegal activities. This is not an isolated act. In fact, lots of chinese fisherman threatening the maritime sovereignty of coastal states were reported, particularly in the Pacific Ocean. Chinese fishermen cause concern near … Continue reading Chinese fishermen threat sovereignty in Pacific