I-Kiribati

Guys jump ship, get jailed

Guys jump ship, get jailed

GIFF JOHNSON Majuro Atoll Local Police were kept busy earlier this week when three fishermen from different commercial tuna boats broke quarantine rules and were detained. All were given Covid tests and tested negative. They were later returned to their vessels, but could be subject to fines of up to $500 for violating RMI Emergency […]

Fishing boat rescues I-Kiribati

Fishing boat rescues I-Kiribati

ISAAC MARTY Three men and a teenage boy from Kiribati are thanking their luck that in today’s commercial fishery, many purse seiners employ helicopters to spot schools of tuna. Last week, a helicopter pilot from the vessel Kwila 888 made the astounding discovery not of a school of fish, but instead of two small boats […]