Old fleet hampers catch

  • 2013-01-09
  • From wire reports
VILNIUS - Baltic Sea fishermen for the second year in a row failed to reach their cod fishing quota set by the European Union (EU), reports ELTA. The fishermen claim that this has happened because of their old fleet and the duty to sell the majority of their catch in Lithuania.Fishermen who previously would always like catching cod and would fight over every extra ton of cod in the seas, have failed to reach the cod fishing quota for two years in a row: in 2011 they did not reach 600 tons, while in 2012 they failed to catch over 2,000 tons, or nearly half of their quota.The fishe...
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