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Saturday, October 10 • 14:30 - 15:30
Investigating Environmental Crime: Pirate Fishing

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For more than 100 days the Norwegian-built trawler «Thunder» has been chased across three oceans, suspected of fraud and illegal fishing. A secret Interpol mission named «Spillway» is being directed from Norway.” This was the opening lines of a Documentary, published in March this year in the Norwegian Business Daily. For more than three months reporters Eskil Engdal and Kjetil Saeter was in almost daily contact with Sea Shepherd Captain Peter Hammarstedt on the “MV Bob Barker”, who for months followed the poacher “Thunder” from the shadowlands in Antarctica to a wet grave outside West-Africa. During their investigation Engdal and Saeter found mounting evidence that the operations of the notorious poacher was directed from Galicia in Spain. After finding and analyzing hundreds of documents from countries on all continents of the world, talking to law enforcement agencies, private investigators, insurance companies, environmentalists, fishermen and locals in in a notorious fishing village in Galicia, Engdal and Saeter managed to document the history and shady dealings of “Thunder”, its crew and owners. The Longest Chase is a story about the outlaw sea, big money, tax havens, fraud, exploitation of the poor and the emptying of the seas.


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Eskil Engdal

Reporter, Dagens Næringsliv
Eskil Engdal (1964) has worked for more than 20 years as a reporter in Dagens Naeringsliv (Norwegian Business Daily). Engdal has covered wars, investigated financial crime and travelled far and wide to tell stories about the good, the bad and the crazy. He has been awarded the International Reporter Award, the Norwegian Golden Pen award and the SKUP award for investigative reporting. Engdal has written two books.
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Juliana Ruhfus

Senior presenter, Al Jazeera
Juliana Ruhfus is the senior reporter for Al Jazeera’s “People & Power” investigative and current affairs strand where she has worked since 2006 when her film on Liberian ex-combatants launched the channel’s programming content. Nearly 40 films later she has gone undercover in Turkmenistan and in Cambodian orphanages, produced the five part “Corporations on Trial” series, and her two-part investigation into the trafficking of... Read More →
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Kjetil Sæter

Reporter, Dagens Næringsliv
Kjetil Saeter (1974) has worked as a reporter in Aftenposten, Finansavisen and Dagens Naeringsliv, where he is currently employed. Saeter has mostly researched and written about financial crime, from small black market schemes in Oslo to dubious billion dollar transactions in international financial markets. He has been awarded the Schibsted Journalism Award and the SKUP award for investigative reporting. Saeter has written one book. 


Saturday October 10, 2015 14:30 - 15:30
Lillehammer 3 (Presentations/Panels)

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