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#NAVAL SERVICE – The LÉ Aisling (P23) detained a British registered fishing vessel approximately 180 nautical miles west of the Skelligs last night. The detention was in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations.
According to the Naval Service the vessel was expected to arrive under escort to Castletownbere this morning and handed over to the Gardaí.
This was the first detention of 2012 and so far there have also been 51 boardings this year. In 2011 the Naval Service carried out 1,313 boardings and 8 detentions of vessels.
of the Gardai. The L.E. Orla which berthed alongside the harbour's Carlisle Pier, is designated as a coastal patrol vessel (CPV) along with sistership L.E. Ciara (P42).
This is the second detention of a vessel this year. According to the Naval Service in 2010 there were 1666 boardings carried out which resulted in warnings to 70 vessels and eight detentions.