Gabon: Three Illegal Fishing Vessels Arrested

Three fishing vessels have been arrested in Gabon, a year after Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba declared the creation of nine new national marine parks and 11 new aquatic reserves at the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York.

Maritime Executive

Last updated on 08 October 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Gabon
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Overharvesting
Species group: 
Fish