View Full Version : Fishing boat master and owner fined

Davie Tait
20th June 2013, 15:26

The master and owner of the stern trawler Millennia, based at Whitstable, were this week both ordered to pay costs totalling 8,798.02 by Canterbury Magistrates' Court.

Vessel owner Jeffrey Loveland, 55, of Deal in Kent pleaded guilty to five charges of breaching his fishing licence conditions, by exceeding monthly catch limits in January, March and April 2012. He was ordered to pay fines and costs of 4,799.01.

Master Graham Chandler, 63 of Whitstable in Kent, also pleaded guilty to one of the same charge, and was ordered to pay 3,999.01.