Thai government to buy up 1,900 fishing trawlers

Panel overseeing sector agrees to compensate owners amid threats from fishermen and pressure from the EU to rein in illegal fishing and gross abuse of migrant fishermen on vessels

December 20, 2017 6:16 PM (UTC+8)
A fishing boat returns to Samut Sakhon port near Bangkok in this file shot from 2011. The Prayut government is looking to buy up about 1,900 vessels that have been idle since tougher regulations were imposed to eliminate illegal and unregulated fishing. Photo: iStock
A fishing boat returns to Samut Sakhon port near Bangkok in this file shot from 2011. The Prayut government is looking to buy up about 1,900 vessels that have been idle since tougher regulations were imposed to eliminate illegal and unregulated fishing. Photo: iStock
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