The Trygg Mat Foundation was a Norwegian foundation working on sustainable seafood production. The main focus of the organisation increasingly became illegal fishing and in 2014 it was decided that a new entity, Trygg Mat Tracking (TMT), should be initiated to take on this particular focus. The work of TMT can be found at TMT has also taken over the ownership and management of the combined IUU vessel website, TMT is maintaining the webpages of Trygg Mat Foundation for public interest. All contact links from this website will be directed to TMT.

Poacher with new flag0

Posted on February 8th, 2012 in News on IUU fishing vessels, Uncategorized

The toothfish poacher Pion, formerly Piscis, South Boy, Gale, Yin Peng, Chu Lim and the Bird has  changed flag to Honduras. The vessel has been flagged to North Korea, Togo and Mongolia the last five years the . 

The vessel is IUU listed by CCAMLR and by the South East Atlantic Fishery Organization SEAFO. The vessel is thus subject to sanctions like denial of access to port in the member states of these organizations such as the China, Korea, Japan, Australia, the EU, South Africa and Namibia.

Details on the vessel can be found here.

See and search the IUU vessel lis here. 



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