Satellite operator contradicts Chinese ambassador on fleet's AIS blackouts

Published on
October 8, 2020

A commercial satellite operator has established that Chinese fishing vessels routinely turned off their Automatic Identification System (AIS) tracking system hundreds of times to ‘go dark’ in waters near Ecuador, contradicting assertions of the Chinese ambassador to Ecuador to a parliamentary committee in Quito …

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