Minister should go over MV Bahijah mess

By Colin de Grussa, Agricultural Region Mlc, the Nationals Wa
February 12 2024 - 10:00am
The MV Bahijah docked at Fremantle Port.
The MV Bahijah docked at Fremantle Port.

On January 20, the Israeli-owned vessel MV Bahijah, carrying almost 17,000 live sheep and cattle, was ordered by Commonwealth government officials to turn around amid fears of attacks on shipping by Houthi rebels in the Red Sea.The order to turn around, issued by the Federal Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, came after the vessel had been at sea for 15 days.

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