Russian court imposes $365,000 fine on ship under Cambodian flag for poaching
KHABAROVSK, July 23 (RAPSI) - A court in the Russian Far East slapped a fine of 21 million rubles ($365,000) on the owner of a ship under the Cambodian flag for poaching crabs in the Sea of Okhotsk, RIA Novosti reported on Thursday.
Tron, a vessel registered in Cambodia, was detained by Russian border officials with 20 tons of poached crabs.
Earlier, military prosecutors also won another trial and fined Stark, a Togolese ship, for the unlawful fishing of 2.5 tons of crabs in the Sea of Okhotsk. The owner of the ship paid a fine of 650,000 rubles (over $11,000).