Tuesday 12 September 2012 - Naval Service Detain Fishing Vessel .
The Naval Service vessel L.É. RÓISÍN has detained a French registered fishing vessel approximately 170 nautical miles West of Castletownbere, Co. Cork last night.
The detention was in relation to alleged breaches of technical fishing regulations.
The vessel is currently under escort by the L.É. RÓISÍN to Cork and is expected to arrive later this evening; the vessel will then be handed over to the Gardaí.
The Naval Service have carried out 1061 boardings, issued 39 warnings and detained 16 vessels so far in 2012.
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Press Release Date: Tueday 12 September 2012
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