Vessel Details - VIRILE - Currently Listed

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Vessel first held a Japan flag from 1980 to 1990 followed by a one-month stint with Guinea-Bissau, and Panama flag from 1990-1994. Dongwon Industries Co Ltd owned, operated and managed this vessel from 1994-2003 followed by MR Ki-Choul Wang from 2003-2007. During Mr Ki-Choul Wang’s ownership, this vessel was included in the ICCAT IUU list for operating in the Mediterranean during the closed season. This vessel was also found to be operating illegally by fisheries observers in June 2005 when the observer on board recorded this vessel laying longlines during the daytime and illegally de-finning sharks. Fishing licenses were authorised for this vessel throughout its IUU listing. The IOTC authorised numerous licenses from 2003-2018, CCSBT from 2003-2013, ICCAT 2013-2017 and IATTC from 2017-2020. This vessel was detained by Russia on 14 January 2017 suspected of IUU transhipment activity. 30 tons of crab were found on board. This vessel was Togo flagged and owned by North Cargo Services at the time of Russian detainment.
Melilla No. 101
Fishing Vessel
Shimizu, Shizuoka, Miho Zosensho K.K. - Shimizu Yard/hull No.: 1146, Japan
North Cargo Service SA
North Cargo Service SA
In Service/commission

Commercial History

Name History

From To Name
2015-07 VIRILE
1997-01-01 2015-07 DONG WON NO. 630, 630 DONGWON, NO.630 DONG WON, DONG WON 630
1990-09 1997-01-01 MELILLA NO. 101
1990-01-01 1990-09 ROUGUIMEX I
1990-01-01 YASU MARU NO. 28

Flag History

From To Flag
2015-06 2017-06 Togo
1994 2015-06 South Korea
1990-09 1994 Panama
1990-08 1990-09 Guinea-Bissau
1990-08 Japan

Owner History

From To Owner
2017-04 North Cargo Service SA
2002-12-03 2007-12-03 MR. KI-CHOUL WANG
1994-09 1994-09 Advanced Construction System Inc
1994-09 1994-09 Dongwon Industries Co. Ltd.
1994-09 Dae Hyun Agriculture & Fisheries Co., Ltd.; Dae Hyun Agriculture & Fisheries Company, Ltd.

Operator History

From To Operator
2017-04 North Cargo Service SA
2002-12-03 2007-12-03 MR. KI-CHOUL WANG
2002-12-03 Dongwon Industries Co. Ltd.

IRCS History

From To IRCS
2015-07 2021-07-05 5VDM6
2015-07 DTAR8

National Reg No

From To Reg.No
2017-05-29 2021-07-05 TG-00729L

RFMO History

RFMO Status Date listed Reason Delisted Delisted Reason
NAFO IUU Listed 2023-10-11 Cross-listing
CCSBT IUU Listed 2020-02-26 Cross-listing
IOTC IUU Listed 2019-12 Cross-listing
SIOFA IUU Listed 2019 Cross-listing
GFCM IUU Listed 2014-05
NEAFC IUU Listed 2006 Cross-listing
ICCAT Delisted 2006-11-26 Vessels greater than 24m not included in ICCAT Record of Vessels. Seen fishing in the MED during closed season 2022-01-29

* Supporting documentation available on request