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Global Trust Certification Ltd.
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
16 May 2013
Certificate expires : 
04 Jan 2024

Assessments

The MSC Fisheries Standard is used to assess if a fishery is well-managed and sustainable. More about how the standard is used, what is assessed and the process.

Interested in contributing as a stakeholder? See how you can engage with a fishery assessment.

  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 15 Dec 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement 25 Nov 2021 1 files
    List of client group members 23 Jul 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 23 Oct 2020 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 Jun 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement PDF (157.55 Kb) 25 Nov 2021
    List of client group members PDF (178.31 Kb) 23 Jul 2021
    List of client group members PDF (227.25 Kb) 21 Jan 2021
    List of client group members PDF (225.46 Kb) 28 Apr 2020
    List of client group members PDF (222.42 Kb) 26 Mar 2020
    List of client group members PDF (218.68 Kb) 07 Jan 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (297.74 Kb) 17 Jul 2019
    List of client group members PDF (443.39 Kb) 05 Feb 2019
    List of client group members PDF (437.36 Kb) 09 Jan 2019
    List of client group members PDF (61.10 Kb) 15 Nov 2018
    List of client group members PDF (327.24 Kb) 07 Aug 2018
    List of client group members PDF (327.24 Kb) 07 Aug 2018
    Variation Request PDF (321.79 Kb) 14 Mar 2018
    Variation Response PDF (239.39 Kb) 14 Mar 2018
  • Re-Assessment (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0583 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0670 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0581 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0582 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 05 Jul 2018 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 05 Jul 2018 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 08 Jun 2018 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 08 Jun 2018 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 04 Apr 2018 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 05 Apr 2018 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 07 Nov 2017 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 18 Apr 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Canada Halibut_ Fishery_Change team member PDF (218.19 Kb) 29 Aug 2017
    Stakeholder Announcement: Notice of additional stakeholder consultation period PDF (232.09 Kb) 06 Feb 2018

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 06 Feb 2018 2 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0583 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0670 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0581 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0582 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 15 Dec 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0583 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0670 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0581 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0582 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 Jun 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 23 Oct 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0583 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0670 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0581 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0582 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 May 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 24 Sep 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Stakeholder Notification re Surveillance Audit Report PDF (145.66 Kb) 27 Aug 2019

  • Initial Assessment (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0583 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0670 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0581 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0582 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 16 May 2013 2 files
    Public certification announcement 16 May 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (65.27 Kb) 16 May 2013

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination announcement 23 Apr 2013 1 files
    Final report and determination 23 Apr 2013 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 21 Feb 2013 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 21 Feb 2013 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 08 Nov 2011 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 27 Jan 2011 1 files
    Assessment tree confirmation 15 Mar 2011 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 11 Jan 2011 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 11 Jan 2011 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 27 Jan 2011 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (64.54 Kb) 20 Jan 2011

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 10 Jan 2013 5 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0583 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0670 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0581 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0582 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 Apr 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 04 Jul 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0583 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0670 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0581 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0582 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 05 May 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 12 Jul 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0583 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0670 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0581 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0582 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 09 Apr 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Jun 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (77.52 Kb) 28 Apr 2015

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0583 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0670 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0581 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0582 Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 May 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 24 Jun 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: CAB Change PDF (305.15 Kb) 13 May 2014
    Stakeholder Announcement: Nomination for Assessment Team PDF (316.76 Kb) 13 May 2014
    List of client group members PDF (77.36 Kb) 26 Aug 2014