In accordance with the Recommendation by ICCAT on Vessel Sightings [Rec. 19-09], vessels sighted as engaged in fishing or fishing related activities that are presumed to be illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU), as defined under paragraph 1 of the Recommendation by ICCAT amending Recommendation 18-08 on establishing a list of vessels presumed to have carried out illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities [Rec. 21-13] should be reported to the ICCAT Secretariat. An indicative list of information to be collected is included in the sighting information sheet CP18-VessSight, which should be used for transmitting information on vessel sightings to the Executive Secretary.
In addition, under paragraph 7, CPCs are encouraged to notify the Executive Secretary of their points of contact to facilitate cooperation and other appropriate actions under this Recommendation. The Executive Secretary shall publish this information on the ICCAT website.
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