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Vessel was photographed fishing off Mauritius by an IOTC patrol vessel on 20 March 2009. Photographs show the vessel displaying Port Vila, Vanuatu as the vessels port of registry. Mutiny occurred on this vessel with 10 crew members taking control of the vessel and captain hostage. This vessel was included in the IOTC IUU list on 5 March 2010 and delisted on 22 March 2011. The vessel was owned by Long Bow Fishing Co Ltd at the time of IUU listing.
Long Bow Fishing Co Ltd

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Long Bow Fishing Co Ltd

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RFMO Status Date listed Reason Delisted Delisted Reason
IOTC Delisted 2010-03-05 Contravention of IOTC Resolution 07/02 and 09/03 2011-03-22