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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.