Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported Fishing

Chapter VIII of the NAFO Conservation and Enforcement Measures refer to IUU activities and the establishment of an IUU List.

The current NAFO IUU List includes the following vessels: Latest update 27 October 2015

Vessel Name (+known previous name)

Current Flag State (known prev. Flag State)

Radio Call Sign (RC)

IMO Number

Last Known Location

Alboran II**
(White Enterprise)
Unknown
(Panama,St. Kitts & Nevis)
Unknown
7306570 Gibraltar (31 March 2009)
Eros Dos**
(Furabolos)
Unknown
(Panama,Seychelles)
Unknown
8604668
St. Eugenia de Ribeira, Spain (5 March 2009)
Gorilero **
(Gran Sol)
Unknown
(Sierra Leone, (Panama)
Unknown
6714919
La Coruna, Spain (Sep 2007)
Iannis I**
Unknown
(Panama)
Unknown
7332218
Indian Ocean (2007)
Maine** Guinea Conakry*
 3XL2
7325746 NEAFC RA (29 October 2007)
Murtosa**
Unknown
(Togo)
Unknown
7385174
Aveiro, Portugal (since 2005)
Trinity**
(Yucutan Basin,
Enxembre, Fonte nova, Jawhara)
Unknown
(Ghana, Panama)
Unknown
7321374
Tema, Ghana (Sep 2011)
**Vessel listed pursuant to Article 53.4.d of the NAFO CEM (NEAFC IUU-listed vessel).
* The NAFO Secretariat received information in April 2016 from the Republic of Guinea, that the IUU vessel “Maine”, now known as “M/V LABIKO” was deleted from the Guinean Register of Ships on 1 October 2015. This information will be reviewed by STACTIC at the 2016 NAFO Annual Meeting.

Vessels listed as IUU by other RFMOs

Note: the list below of other RFMO’s IUU vessels is for information purposes only and these vessels are not considered IUU by NAFO unless specifically stated. Please see the Other RFMO IUU Lists for the latest information.

Vessel Name

IMO Number

Previous Name(s)

Current Flag (Previous Flag)

IUU-Listing Organization

Listing Date

Alboran II

7306570

White, Enterprise, Enxembre, Atalaya, Reda IV, Atalaya del Sur 

Panama (St. Kitts & Nevis, Gibraltar)

NEAFC, NAFO, SEAFO

2009

Aldabra

7424891

Omoa 1

Tanzania (Honduras, Togo)

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2007

Amorinn

7036345

Lome, Noemi, Iceberg II 

Unknown (Belize, Togo)

CCAMLR, SEAFO

2003

Baroon

9037537

Lana, Kinsho Maru No. 18, Triton-1, Zeus

Tanzania (Nigeria, Unknown, Japan, Sierra Leone, Togo, Mongolia)

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2007

Challenge

6622642

Mila, Isla, Montana Clara, Perseverance 

Unknown (Panama, UK, Equatorial Guinea)

CCAMLR, SEAFO

2006

Eros Dos

8604668

Furabolos

Panama

NEAFC, NAFO, SEAFO

2009

Good Hope

7020126

Sea Ranger V, Toto

Nigeria (Belize)

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2007

Gorilero

6719419

Gran Sol 

Unknown (Panama)

NEAFC, NAFO, SEAFO

2007

Heavy Sea

7322926

Sherpa Uno, Keta, Duero

Panama (Uruguay, Unknown, Panama)

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2004

Iannis I

7332218

Moana Mar, Canos de Meca 

Unknown

NEAFC, NAFO, SEAFO

2007

Itziar II

6803961

Mare, Notre Dame, Golden Sun, Gold Dragon, Carmela, Seabull 22

Mali

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2003

Koosha 4

7905443

Eguzkia

Iran

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2011

Kunlun

7322897

Taishan, Chang Bai, Hongshui, Huang He 22, Sima Qian Baru 22, Dorita, Magnus, Thule, Eolo, Red Moon, Black Moon, Ina Maka, Galaxy, Corvus

Equatorial Guinea (Indonesia, Unknown, Tanzania, Uruguay, St Vincent & Grenadines, Equatorial Guinea, DPRK, Sierra Leone, Panama, DPRK)

CCAMLR, SEAFO

2003

Limpopo

7388267

Ross, Alos, Lena, Cap George, Conbaroya, Tercero

Unknown (Seychelles, Ghana, Togo)

CCAMLR, SEAFO

2003

Maine

7325746

Guinespa I, Maposa Noveno

Guinea Conakry

NEAFC, NAFO, SEAFO

2007

Murtosa

7385174

Unknown (Portugal)

NEAFC, NAFO, SEAFO

2005

Perlon

5062479

Cherne, Sargo, Hoking, Lugalpesca, Bigaro 

Unknown (Uruguay, Togo, Mongolia)

CCAMLR , SEAFO

2003

Ray

6607666

Killy, Tropic, Isla Graciosa, Constant

Belize (South Africa, Equatorial Guinea, Mongolia)

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2006 2012

Tchaw

6818930

Condor, Inca, Viking, Cisne Azul, Pescamex III, Arosa Cuarto, Rex 

Togo (Belize, Seychelles, Togo, Unknown, Togo)

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2005

Thunder

6905408

Arctic Ranger, Rubin, Typhoon-I, Kuko

Nigeria

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2006

Trinity

7321374

Yucutan Basin, Enxembre, Fonte Nova, Jawhara, Ukola Corea

Unknown (Ghana, Panama, Gibraltar)

NEAFC, NAFO, SEAFO

2004

Viking

8713392

Octopus I, Berber, Snake, Octopus 1, Piscis, South Boy, Gale, Ulyses, Thor 33, Yin Peng, Chu Lim, The Bird, Pion

Libya (Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Unknown, Libya, Mongolia, Honduras, Unknown, DPRK)

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2004

Zemour 1

9319856

Songhua, Kadei, Yunnan, Nihewan, Huiguan, Wutaishan Anhui 44, Yangzi Hua 44,  Paloma V, Jian Yuan, Trosky 

Mauritania (Equatorial Guinea, Indonesia, Unknown, Tanzania, Uruguay, Namibia, Mongolia)

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2008

Zemour 2

9042001

Luampa, Yongding, Jiangfeng, Chengdu, Shaanxi Henan 33, Xiong Nu Baru 33, Liberty, Chilbo San 33, Hammer, Carran, Draco-1

Mauritania (Equatorial Guinea, Indonesia, Tanzania, Uruguay, Togo, DPRK, Panama, DPRK)

CCAMLR, SEAFO 

2004