I am glad something positive is being done to assist our fishermen. Where their vessels and equipment are concerned, a tracking device is not bad to aid in cases of piracy. However, in my opinion, I do not believe this will stop the criminal elements on the high seas.

As an example, fisher­men can be robbed of their daily catch and the pirates can simply remove the GPS tracker—a device placed on the engine or vessel, the know-how being gained just like any professional car thief.

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