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Sanford fishing boat detained in American Samoa

Sanford managing director Eric Barratt said San Nikunau was probably worth $20 million-$25 million and had been detained since July. [NZ Herald File photo / Dean Purcell]

A multimillion-dollar Sanford vessel has been detained by United States authorities in American Samoa's capital, Pago Pago, says the fishing company.

Managing director Eric Barratt said the San Nikunau was probably worth $20 million-$25 million and had been detained since July after allegations it failed to properly document oily water discharges.

Click to read story at NZ Herald



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