Title

The Global View of Transshipment: Revides Preliminary Findings

Publication Date

August 2017

Security Theme

IUU Fishing

Keywords

transshipment, refrigerated cargo vessel, Automatic Identification System (AIS), potential rendezvous, illegal, unreported, orunregulated fishing (IUU), transshipment behavior

Description

Report by SkyTruth and Global Fishing Watch analyzed over 21 billion positional Automatic Identification System (AIS) messages from ocean-going vessels between 2012 and July 2017, and identified and tracked 641 vessels with refrigerated cargo holds (“reefers”) capable of transshipping at sea and transporting fish.

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The Global View of Transshipment: Revides Preliminary Findings

Report by SkyTruth and Global Fishing Watch analyzed over 21 billion positional Automatic Identification System (AIS) messages from ocean-going vessels between 2012 and July 2017, and identified and tracked 641 vessels with refrigerated cargo holds (“reefers”) capable of transshipping at sea and transporting fish.