Record number reported for illegal fishing –

Record number reported for illegal fishing Published:  03 January, 2007

THE Norwegian Coast Guard has never reported as many Norwegain and foreign vessels for illegal fishing as it did in 2006.

According to the Norway Post, a total of 70 cases were reported last year, against 61 in 2005.

Commander of Coast Guard squadron North, Steve Olsen, says the reason for the higher number of arrests is a change of routines.

Olsen also says that the crime at sea is now more serious and better organised than before. is published by Special Publications. Special Publications also publish FISHupdate magazine, Fish Farmer, the Fish Industry Yearbook, the Scottish Seafood Processors Federation Diary, the Fish Farmer Handbook and a range of wallplanners.