Vessel Details - ALBORAN II - Currently Listed

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This vessel was originally Morocco flagged and owned/operated by Morocco based company Pescarif SA from 1973-2003 under the names ATALAYA DEL SUR, REDA IV AND ATALAYA. Elcon Leisure Ltd gained ownership of the vessel from 2003-2007 and transferred flag registry to the United Kingdom. Sources show this vessel was detained at Ullapool port, Scotland on the 17 August 2007 for technical reasons and released after 3 weeks. This vessel was soon after detained by the ITF and vessels owners were accused of human rights abuses and withholding wages by its Indonesian crew. Elcon Leisure, the vessel owner at the time of detention, paid $75,000 to ITF to repatriate the vessels crew. Vessel was flagged to Saint Kitts and Nevis at the time of fine. Panama Redfin Investments SA gained ownership of the vessel in October 2007. This vessel was included in the SEAFO IUU list on 18 March 2008 and soon after transferred flag to Panama and name to ALBORAN II. Vessel reported to have sunk near the Azores in December 2008.
Alboran II
Fishing Vessel
Trawl unspecified
Gijon, Sociedad Metalurgica Duro Felguera - Gijon Yard/hull No.: 97, Spain
Redfin Investments SA
Redfin Investments SA
Total Loss

Commercial History

Name History

From To Name
2008-04 ALBORAN II
2007-10-01 2008-04 WHITE ENTERPRISE
2007-06-01 2007-10-01 ENXEMBRE
2001-01-01 2007-06-01 ATALAYA
1983-01-01 2001-01-01 REDA IV
1983-01-01 ATALAYA DEL SUR

Flag History

From To Flag
2008-04 Panama
2007-10-01 2008-04 St. Kitts and Nevis
2003-01-01 2007-10-01 United Kingdom
2003-01-01 Morocco

Owner History

From To Owner
2007-10-25 Redfin Investments SA
2007-08 2007-10 Deepsea Fishing Ltd
2003-01-01 2007-08 Elcon Leisure Ltd
2003-01-01 Pescarif SA

Operator History

From To Operator
2007-10-01 Redfin Investments SA
2003-01-01 2007-10-01 Elcon Leisure Ltd
2003-01-01 Pescarif SA

IRCS History

From To IRCS
2009-01-26 4VPO
2008-12-24 2009-01-26 HO5141
2007-09-30 2008-12-24 ZNJA6
2007-09-30 CNXW

National Reg No

From To Reg.No

RFMO History

RFMO Status Date listed Reason Delisted Delisted Reason
ICCAT IUU Listed 2020 Cross-listing
IOTC IUU Listed 2019-12 Cross-listing
SIOFA IUU Listed 2019 Cross-listing
GFCM IUU Listed 2014-05
NAFO IUU Listed 2008-08-04
NEAFC IUU Listed 2008-03-18
SEAFO IUU Listed 2008-03-18

* Supporting documentation available on request