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Global Trust Certification Ltd.
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
22 Oct 2010
Certificate expires : 
14 Nov 2026

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
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 12 Nov 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 12 Nov 2021 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 12 Nov 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 21 Oct 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 21 Oct 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (296.70 Kb) 12 Nov 2021
    Variation Response PDF (125.31 Kb) 08 Oct 2021
    Variation Request PDF (195.75 Kb) 28 Sep 2021
    List of client group members PDF (228.90 Kb) 02 Dec 2019
    List of client group members PDF (138.52 Kb) 05 Jul 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (484.30 Kb) 07 Jun 2019
    List of client group members PDF (448.34 Kb) 13 Dec 2018
    List of client group members PDF (137.96 Kb) 05 Nov 2018
    List of client group members PDF (136.71 Kb) 20 Dec 2017
    List of client group members PDF (137.20 Kb) 11 Apr 2017
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (644.25 Kb) 19 Apr 2016
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (644.25 Kb) 19 Apr 2016
    Other document: Certificate Extension PDF (64.83 Kb) 17 Mar 2016
    Variation Request PDF (346.23 Kb) 23 Feb 2016
    Variation Request PDF (321.27 Kb) 03 Dec 2015
    Variation Request PDF (323.98 Kb) 03 Dec 2015
    Other document: Certificate Extension PDF (352.06 Kb) 03 Dec 2015
  • Re-Assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0170 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0166 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0169 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0165 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0167 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0171 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0164 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0168 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 12 Nov 2021 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 12 Nov 2021 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 21 Oct 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 21 Oct 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 06 Sep 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 06 Sep 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 12 May 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 29 Jan 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Use of the Risk-Based Framework (RBF) PDF (205.01 Kb) 23 Mar 2021

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Use of the RBF 29 Jan 2021 1 files
    Fishery announcement template 29 Jan 2021 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 29 Jan 2021 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0166 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0170 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0165 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0169 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0171 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0167 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0168 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0164 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 15 Nov 2016 1 files
    Public certification announcement 28 Apr 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Notice of intent to review new information PDF (7959.48 Kb) 08 Nov 2016
    Stakeholder Announcement: Stakeholder Announcement PDF (230.79 Kb) 15 Nov 2016
    Other document: MSC Certificate - Canda Haddock PDF (75.76 Kb) 28 Apr 2016

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 17 Mar 2016 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 23 Mar 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (215.79 Kb) 17 Mar 2016

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 14 Jan 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 14 Jan 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (322.05 Kb) 09 Jul 2015
    Variation Request PDF (318.65 Kb) 30 Jul 2015
    Variation Response PDF (203.08 Kb) 03 Aug 2015
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (419.78 Kb) 18 Aug 2015
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (561.62 Kb) 18 Aug 2015
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (419.78 Kb) 18 Aug 2015
    Other document: Revised Timeline PDF (561.62 Kb) 18 Aug 2015

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 14 Apr 2015 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 07 May 2015 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 16 Oct 2014 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 14 Oct 2014 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 02 Oct 2014 1 files
    Proposed assessment team 02 Oct 2014 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 14 Oct 2014 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 23 Jun 2015 2 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0166 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0170 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0169 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0165 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0171 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0167 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0168 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0164 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Mar 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 20 Jul 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change in audit team and audit dates PDF (168.92 Kb) 21 Apr 2020

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0166 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0170 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0169 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0165 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0171 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0167 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0168 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0164 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Apr 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 23 Jul 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0170 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0166 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0169 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0165 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0171 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0167 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0168 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0164 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 02 Mar 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Jun 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0170 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0166 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0165 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0169 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0167 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0171 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0168 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0164 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 09 Feb 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 May 2017 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2008)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0170 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0166 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0169 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0165 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0167 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0171 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0164 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0168 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 15 Oct 2010 1 files
    Public certification announcement 22 Oct 2010 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (95.96 Kb) 01 Apr 2011

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 17 Sep 2010 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 17 Sep 2010 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 08 Jun 2010 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 08 Jun 2010 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 19 Jun 2009 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 02 Jun 2009 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 26 May 2009 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 22 May 2009 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (150.49 Kb) 13 Mar 2013

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 22 May 2009 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0166 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0170 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0165 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0169 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0167 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0171 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0168 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0164 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 22 Oct 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 18 Mar 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (55.45 Kb) 17 Dec 2013
    Other: client list PDF (78.56 Kb) 02 Dec 2013
    Variation Request PDF (57.07 Kb) 20 Feb 2014
    Variation Response PDF (133.51 Kb) 17 Dec 2013
    Variation Response PDF (133.53 Kb) 20 Feb 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0170 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0166 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0169 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0165 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0171 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0167 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0164 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0168 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 Sep 2012 2 files
    Surveillance report 03 Jan 2013 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0166 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0170 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0165 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0169 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0167 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0171 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0164 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0168 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Aug 2011 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Nov 2011 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0170 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0166 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0169 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0165 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0167 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0171 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0168 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)
      UoC-0164 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 21 (Atlantic, Northwest)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 16 Oct 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 18 Dec 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (134.42 Kb) 26 Sep 2014
    List of client group members PDF (101.13 Kb) 28 Apr 2014
    List of client group members PDF (332.62 Kb) 09 Feb 2015
    Change of Conformity Assessment Body PDF (112.66 Kb) 09 Aug 2011
    List of client group members PDF (329.56 Kb) 11 Sep 2014
    Variation Request PDF (315.84 Kb) 30 Sep 2014