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Japan’s petrol vessel rescues N. Korean fishermen after collision

A Japanese Fisheries Agency patrol ship collided with a North Korean fishing vessel on the morning of Monday, October 7, which led to the sinking of the fishing vessel. A search for survivors has been established and as announced by the agency that all of the sixty individuals that were on board at the time have been safely rescued.

Watch: Vietnamese coast guard cutter collides with Indonesian navy ship

A video widely shared on social media reportedly shows a Vietnamese coast guard ship hitting an Indonesian navy ship Monday, after the navy intercepted a boat it says was fishing illegally in its waters. Indonesian authorities detained 12 Vietnamese fishermen from the vessel.

Fishing vessel carrying six flags arrested in Indonesia

A Chinese fishing ship was seized by Indonesian authorities suspected of illegal fishing, after it was found carrying six flags of different countries, according to the country’s Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Susi Pudjiastuti.

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