Vessel Details - MURTOSA - Currently Listed

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This vessel was originally Portuguese flagged and owned. In 1996 the vessel was flagged to the Falkland Islands and ownership changed to a Falkland Islands based company, Murtosa Fishing Co. This vessel transferred flag to Togo in 2004 and has maintained the name MURTOSA throughout. NEAFC included this vessel in the NEAFC IUU B list on 15 November 2005 for its involvement in the fishing of Redfish in the Irminger Sea without authorisation. Last known sighting of this vessel was in Aveiro port, Portugal. IHS data shows the vessel was hulked in 2009 and designated to be broken up in July 2014.
Fishing Vessel, Stern Trawler
Trawl unspecified
Viana do Castelo, Estaleiros Navais de Viana do Castelo, Portugal, Portugal
Murtosa Fishing Co
Murtosa Fishing Co
To Be Broken Up

Commercial History

Name History

From To Name

Flag History

From To Flag
2009-06 Unknown
2004-07 2009-06 Togo
1996-04-01 2004-07 Falkland Islands
1996-03 Portugal

Owner History

From To Owner
1996-03-27 Murtosa Fishing Co
1996-03-27 Empresa de Pesca de Aveiro Sarl

Operator History

From To Operator
Murtosa Fishing Co

IRCS History

From To IRCS
2005-01-01 5VMAO
2004-12-31 2005-01-01 ZDLB1
2004-12-31 CUZC

National Reg No

From To Reg.No

RFMO History

RFMO Status Date listed Reason Delisted Delisted Reason
NAFO IUU Listed 2023-10-11 Cross-listing
ICCAT IUU Listed 2020 Cross-listing
IOTC IUU Listed 2019-12 Cross-listing
SIOFA IUU Listed 2019 Cross-listing
GFCM IUU Listed 2014-05
SEAFO IUU Listed 2007-10-31
NAFO IUU Listed 2007-02-18
NEAFC IUU Listed 2005-11-15 In port in Aveiro, Portugal. Port Inspection: No Regulated Resources on board

* Supporting documentation available on request