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Success for patrol boat gifted to Sierra Leone

A patrol boat which was gifted to Sierra Leone earlier this year is helping to stamp down on illegal fishing.

The fisheries vessel ‘Panther’ was donated by the government in September after becoming surplus to requirements.

Last week the Sierra Leone Minister for Fisheries and Marine Resources, Dr Kabia, revealed that the boat had made its first arrest – detaining a ship suspected of fishing illegally.

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