Thursday, 16 July 2020

Italian fishing boat caught for illegial board crossing and fishing outside the island of Mljet

By  Jun 03, 2020

After the Dubrovnik Maritime Police Station was informed on Monday, June 1s, by the Zadar National Maritime Data Collection Center that an Italian fishing boat had entered the territorial sea of the Republic of Croatia, the fishing boat was found outside the island of Mljet and taken to the Port of Dubrovnik.

On board were the captain of the vessel and four crew members, all citizens of Italy, with a catch of 105.5 kg of various fish.

After the completion of the criminal investigation conducted in cooperation with the fisheries inspector, the captain of the vessel was prosecuted and fined with almost 20 thousand kunas for illegal crossing of the state border and illegal fishing.

The Voice of Dubrovnik


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