Sunday, January 13, 2013

Tonga - just great!

Right!

Read this.

Under the licence deal with the Tongan Government, Taiwanese boats can take unlimited shark, and have duty free fuel; the two local boats are limited in shark take and pay steep fuel prices. The Taiwanese do not have to land their catch in Tonga with most of it simply shipped straight to China. 

And the Sharks get landed in...?

2 comments:

The Saipan Blogger said...

As of January 1, no one in the WCPO is supposed to land OWT.

DaShark said...

Indeed - and who, exactly, has ratified it & included it into their fisheries regulations?

I've seen NZ, and...?