29 May '16, 10pm

Indonesia detains Chinese fishing trawler in Natuna - The Straits Times

The Indonesian navy has detained a Chinese vessel and eight Chinese crew members suspected of fishing illegally in the Natuna Sea, the latest arrest after an incident in March raised diplomatic tensions between the two countries. An Indonesian warship was conducting patrols last Friday when it detected the Chinese trawler, Gui Bei Yu 27088, fishing illegally in the country's "exclusive economic zone", the navy's Western Fleet Command spokesman, Major Budi Amin, told The Straits Times yesterday. "We strongly suspect they were poaching fish in our territory because we found fresh fish on the boat," he said, adding that the type of fish caught is identical to those found in the waters there. "The boat engine was faulty so we had to tow the boat to a port in Natuna. We also arrested eight Chinese crew to question their activities," he said. Investigations are ongoing, he added...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/indonesia-detain...

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