Vessel Details - IN SUNG NO. 7 - Delisted

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This vessel has multiple compliance issues in its history, most compliance events involve other members of the INSUNG fleet and the company Insung Corp. This vessel was included in the CCAMLR IUU list on 5 November 2004 for fishing inside Divisions 58.4.3, 58.4.1 and 58.4.3b without authorisation. The vessel was a member of the “Alphabet boats” ” a group of illegal vessels involved in unauthorised toothfish fishing in the CCAMLR area. Vessel was later delisted on 7 November 2008 subject to sale of the vessel. In 2011 this vessel, IN SUNG NO. 7, overfished the quota in SSRU 5842 in CCAMLR by 339% and was given a US$ 1300 fine by Korea. In 2012, this vessel was found to be operating in the Southwest Atlantic on the border of Argentina and Falkland Islands EEZs and frequently visited the port of Montevideo. In 2014 it was caught illegally fishing in the Argentine EEZ, together with the IN SUNG 315. Due to this, the vessel was refused a catch certificate and repeatedly refused entry into ports around the world. Vessel eventually docked in Montevideo without a certificate and held South Korea flag and ownership of Insung Corp throughout all compliance events.
East Ocean
Fishing Vessel
South Korea
Kaohsiung, Lien Cherng Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (Kaohsiung , China, Republic Of (Taiwan)), Chinese Taipei
Insung Corporation
Insung Corporation
Broken Up

Commercial History

Name History

From To Name
2010-01 IN SUNG NO. 7
2005-11-04 2010-01 EAST OCEAN
2005-03 2005-11-04 KANG YUAN
2001-02 2005-03 CHAMPION I
2001-02 CHAMPION

Flag History

From To Flag
2010-01 South Korea
2006-05 2010-01 China
2004-10 2006-05 Georgia
2004-04-22 2004-10 Russia
2004-04-22 Bolivia

Owner History

From To Owner
2010-01-26 Insung Corporation
2006-05 2010-01-26 China National Fisheries Corporation
2004-10 2006-05 Profit Peak Inc
2004-10 Sunhope Investments/Kando Maritime

Operator History

From To Operator
2010-01-26 Insung Corporation
2006-05 2010-01-26 China National Fisheries Corporation
2001 2006-05 Kando Maritime Co Ltd
2001 Tunago Fishery Co Ltd, Tunago Fishery Company, Ltd.

IRCS History

From To IRCS
2010 DTBX4
2005-01-01 2010 4LCV
2004-12-31 2005-01-01 CPB302

National Reg No

From To Reg.No

RFMO History

RFMO Status Date listed Reason Delisted Delisted Reason
SEAFO Delisted 2007-10-31 2008-10-07
CCAMLR Delisted 2004-11-05 Fishing inside Division 58.4.3; 58.4.1; 58.4.3b; 58.4.3b; Inside division 58.4.3b 2008-11-07