Solomon Islands to destroy seized Vietnamese fishing boatsStaff Writer | August 21, 2017
A deal has been signed in Solomons Islands to destroy the Vietnamese blue boats caught fishing illegally earlier this year.
Asia The boats failed to pass their sea worthiness examination
The director of fisheries Edward Honiwala said this followed a High Court decision after the boats failed to pass their sea worthiness examination.
The boats must be destroyed in an environmentally and ecologically friendly manner in line with environmental and international laws that Solomon Islands has signed to observe. ■