|Photographer:||Romain López [View profile]||Title:||Maya V||Added:||Oct 10, 2005|
||Fishing vessel loa 70ft/21m and over|
|Maya V had a crew of 41 — Uruguayan, Chilean, plus workers from other South American countries and Spain — as well as an Uruguayan government observer on board. In fact, this 47.8m long fishing vessel is believed to be
Uruguayan registered but owned with Spanish connections...
Actually, her trial underline a very accurante fisheries issue. The countries that have exhausted their fisheries re-flag the ships to plunder fisheries in distant oceans. The Mediterranean cannot support the trawling fleets of the past. French, Russian and Spanish vessels can be assigned to flags of convenience and deployed in remote regions to fish unethically, raping the