Vessel Details - NORTH OCEAN - Delisted

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This vessel was Bolivia flagged, owned by Sunhope Investments and held the name TUNAGO NO. 62 then BOSTON in 2000 until October 2004. During this period, documentation discovered by Australian authorities found this vessel was a member of Sunhope Investments “Alphabet Boats”, a fleet of vessels with a reputation for illegal toothfish fishing operations in the Antarctic. Ownership transferred to Great Feat Inc alongside reflagging to Georgia and renaming to JIAN YUAN in October 2004. This vessel was included in the CCAMLR IUU list on 4 November 2005 for operating in the Convention Area without authorisation. Vessel details at the time of IUU listing give owner as Great Feat Inc, flag Russia and name BOSTON-1. This vessel was included in the SEAFO IUU list on 31 October 2007 for fishing within the Convention Area without authorisation in December 2005, November 2006 and January 2007. At the time of SEAFO listing, this vessel was named NORTH OCEAN, flagged to China and under owner/operator China National Fisheries Corporation. This vessel was later delisted from both IUU vessel lists on 15 November 2011.
North Ocean
Fishing Vessel
Kaohsiung, Lien Cherng Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (Kaohsiung , China, Republic Of (Taiwan)), Chinese Taipei
China National Fisheries Corporation
China National Fisheries Corporation
In Service/commission

Commercial History

Name History

From To Name
2005-02-25 2006-05 BOSTON-1
2004-10 2005-02-25 JIAN YUAN
2000-12 2004-10 BOSTON
2000-12 TUNAGO NO. 62

Flag History

From To Flag
2006-05 China
2005-02-25 2006-05 Russia
2004-10 2005-02-25 Georgia
2004-10 Bolivia

Owner History

From To Owner
2006-05 China National Fisheries Corporation
2004-10 2006-05 Great Feat Inc
2004-10 Sun Hope Investments, Sunhope Investments

Operator History

From To Operator
2006-05 China National Fisheries Corporation
2000 2006-05 Kando Maritime Co Ltd
2000 Tunago Fishery Co Ltd, Tunago Fishery Company, Ltd.

IRCS History

From To IRCS

National Reg No

From To Reg.No

RFMO History

RFMO Status Date listed Reason Delisted Delisted Reason
SEAFO Delisted 2007-10-31 Fishing inside Division 58.4.3b 2524 Jan 07 Feb 05, 22 Nov 06, Fishing inside Division 58.4.1 10 Dec 05 2011-11-15
CCAMLR Delisted 2005-11-04 2011-11-15