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Farley Mowat

Name: Shainéa Reilly

Date: 12/10/2022

Ship’s Activity: Patrolling

Table 1. Panga counting done during the night of the 11th of October from 20:00 to the 12th of October 06:30 with radar observations. The hours not represented in this table correspond to hours when no pangas were seen.

Hour Pangas ZTA Pangas Outside ZTA
20:40 1 0
23:45 1 0
04:20 1 1
05:15 1 2
06:00 4 2
06:30 2 7

Notes:  Pangas crossing the ZTA from 20:00 – 06:00. There was a panga acquired at 06:00 on the radar that was already stationary inside the ZTA (NW bottom corner) and some pangas stationary in the VR close by to the ZTA ‘buoy A’. Navy warship boat still present inside the ZTA.

The moment at 06:05 on the 12th October when target number 76 was acquired, that one being already stationary inside the ZTA.

Table 2. Panga counting done during the 12th of October from 06:30 to 08:00 with radar observations. The hours not represented in this table correspond to hours when no pangas were seen.

Hour Pangas ZTA Pangas Outside ZTA
Total Shrimp Divers Unknown Other Total Shrimp Divers Unknown Other
07:00 1 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 6 0
07:20 1 1 0 0 0 4 2 0 2 0
08:15 7 1 6 0 0 4 2 0 2 0

Notes:  We approached the stationary panga inside the ZTA at 07:00 to get a visual on the activity and to fly the drone. We got visual of net pulling at 07:20. Security contacted the Chief of Operations for the Navy at 08:00. They sent out the interceptor (BR-40) at 08:40, they then got the fishermen to pull the remaining nets they had in the water and put back any live animals in those nets. They went back to port, they were given a warning, next offence they will have nets confiscated and be arrested (according to Ramon and the feedback he was given back from the Navy). There were 6 dive boats in the ZTA and remained there until 12:45.

The moment at 07:20 when 1 shrimp fishing boat (target number 76) inside the ZTA was visually confirmed with pulling nets and there were 2 more shrimp fishers close by (targets 89 and 93). Target number 60 being the navy warship.

Table 3. Panga counting done during the 12th of October from 8:00 am to 20:00 with radar observations. The hours not represented in this table correspond to hours when no pangas were seen.

Hour Pangas ZTA Pangas Outside ZTA
Total Shrimp Divers Unknown Other Total Shrimp Divers Unknown Other
09:25 7 1 6 0 0 4 2 0 2 0
10:15 6 0 6 0 0 4 2 0 2 0
10:45 6 1 6 0 0 8 2 0 6 0
11:40 4 0 4 0 0 8 2 0 6 0
12:45 1 0 1 0 0 6 0 4 2 0
13:55 2 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 5 0
14:10 4 0 0 4 0 7 0 0 7 0
15:15 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0
16:05 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 4 0
17:45 3 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 10 0
18:20 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0
19:00 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 4 0
19:30 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 5 0
19:50 2 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 4 0

Note:  Dive pangas remained in the ZTA after they shrimp fishing boat left with the Navy interceptor at around 09:40. The Navy sent out the interceptor (BR-40) at 08:40, they then got the fishermen to pull the remaining nets they had in the water and put back any live animals in those nets. They went back to port, they were given a warning, next offence they will have nets confiscated and be arrested (according to Ramon and the feedback he was given back from the Navy). There were 6 dive boats in the ZTA and remained there until 12:45. Only pangas crossing for the rest of the day and evening. The navy warship remains in the area of in the ZTA or just outside in the VR.

The moment at 09:30 when the Navy interceptor (target number 16) was with the shrimp fishers inside the ZTA supervising their net pulling, There were also shrimp fishers near the ZTA near buoy A. Dive boat clustering in the centre of ZTA. Navy warship (target 60) still inside the ZTA.

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