US agency issues violations over American Samoa port death

Pago Pago harbour. Picture: AFP / Michael Runkel / Robert Harding Premium

PAGOPAGO, 26 JUNE 2018 (RNZ PACIFIC)—A US federal agency has issued four violations and fines totalling more than US$19,000 – following the death of a man who fell from a fishing vessel docked in American Samoa’s Pago Pago harbour. The 62-year old captain of the US flagged purse seiner, Cape Ferrat, died in October 2017. […]

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