30 Jul '12, 4pm

HMS Tyne nets record-breaking catch: Fishery patrol ship HMS Tyne's efforts to protect British coastal waters ha...

Royal Navy River-class patrol ships - HMS Tyne, HMS Severn and HMS Mersey - regularly patrol the British coastline protecting the nation's precious fish stocks against overfishing and illegal practices. In July 2010, during a routine boarding by HMS Tyne of a fishing vessel off the Isles of Scilly, the ship's company discovered over 500kg of salted ling not recorded in the logbook on board the Spanish-registered Coyo Tercero, owned by Hijos de Vidal Bandin SA. HMS Tyne escorted the fishing boat back to Falmouth, where officers of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) took over the investigation. Once the Coyo Tercero was alongside at Falmouth, the MMO discovered a connection to the UK-registered vessel O'Genita, owned by a British subsidiary company Sealskill Ltd. In August 2010, MMO officers searched the O'Genita while in port in Scotland revealing extensive illegal bo...

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