Philippine banka boats filling up in Sonsorol and Fana
No immediate response by MLE due to engine trouble
By: L.N. Reklai
July 15, 2016 (Palau) Philippine banka boats (mother boat with approx. 20 small boats and crew of 25 pax) were seen fishing on the reefs of Sonsorol and Fana last Friday (July 15th). Local fishermen called in that day to Marine Law Enforcement reporting the illegal fishing activities.