9 Mar 2017

Fiji joins New Zealand in banning dirty cargo ship

From , 5:05 am on 9 March 2017

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji has stopped a Korean cargo ship from entering Fijian waters after it was ordered to leave New Zealand.

Dense fouling of barnacles and tube worms were discovered on the hull of the DL Marigold, posing the invasive threat of an unwanted marine species.

Ben Robinson Drawbridge has been following this story and joins me now.

Suva harbour

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