Two Chinese fishing vessels aground, Cape Verde

Two Chinese fishing vessels, RUITAIFEN 903 and LIAN RUN 35, drifted aground on a coast of Lazareto, Sao Vicente island, Cape Verde, in the afternoon Jul 23. One of vessels was anchored off coast, with another moored alongside. Both vessels reported to be owned by Dalian Lianrun Pelagic Fishing Co. Ltd, though LIAN RUN 35 is Guinea Conakry flagged. No data found on RUITAIFEN 903 and LIAN RUN 35 in available databases. Dalian Lianrun Pelagic Fishing Co. Ltd is known for its’ poaching practices in Western Africa waters.



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