France-UK fishing row: Captain of seized boat will face trial
01 November 2021 | 3:16 pm
The French prosecutor says the captain of the Cornelis Gert Jan faces a possible €75,000 fine for "non-authorized fishing in French waters" by a non-EU boat. The scallop dredger was seized Thursday off Le Havre.
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