Abel Tasman (2012-2013)
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|Builder:||Mjellem & Karlsen Verft, Bergen, Norway|
|Identification:||IMO number: 8301187
Call sign: LYRV
|Class & type:||Super Trawler|
|Length:||142 m (466 ft)|
|Beam:||18 m (59 ft)|
|Draught:||5.5 m (18 ft)|
In 2012 Seafish Tasmania brought the ship to Australia  to catch a quota of 18,000 tonne jack mackerel and redbait along the southern shores of the country, and renamed her to Abel Tasman. However after protests were made against the ship, the Australian government drafted legislation to prevent her use. Seafish Tasmania subsequently sold the vessel and she left Port Lincoln to depart Australia on March 6, 2013, once again under the name Margiris and now wholly owned by Dutch company Parlevliet & Van der Plas.
On 20 March 2013, the vessel passed through Cook Strait, New Zealand. She was flagged to Lithuania and owned by Atlantic High Sea Fishing Company of Lithuania. She did not berth and her destination port was not programmed into the AIS transponder.
The FV Margiris (Abel Tasman) arrived in Port of Penco Chile after the last sighting off the coast of New Zealand on the 20th March 2013.The super Trawler that was banned from fishing in Australia waters steamed into Penco on the 7th April 2013. The vessel did not berth and has steamed out of the bay with the destination of Fishing grounds entered into AIS transponder.
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- "Stoush over super trawler port access". ABC News. August 24, 2012. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
- "Laws to stop super trawler pass Lower House". ABC News. 2012-09-14.
- "Super trawler sails off from controversy". ABC News. 2013-03-06.
- Andrew Duffy (2013-03-07). "Super-trawler sets sail". Food magazine.
- Michael Field (2013-03-26). "Super trawler in Cook Strait". Marlborough Express.
- "AIS track for "Margiris" 20 March 2013". 2013-03-20.
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