Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
11 Jun 2015
Certificate expires : 
09 Dec 2025

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
    Vessel List 25 Mar 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 09 Dec 2020 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 09 Dec 2020 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 17 Nov 2020 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 17 Nov 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Vessel List PDF (92.64 Kb) 25 Mar 2021
    Vessel List PDF (87.76 Kb) 09 Dec 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (147.17 Kb) 22 Aug 2019
    Variation Response PDF (127.43 Kb) 11 Dec 2018
    Variation Request PDF (146.79 Kb) 30 Nov 2018
    Vessel List PDF (368.59 Kb) 22 Dec 2016
    Stakeholder Announcement: Extension to certificate PDF (156.01 Kb) 27 Jan 2016
    Variation Request PDF (111.15 Kb) 20 Jan 2016
  • Initial assessment (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0429 European hake (Merluccius merluccius) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 09 Dec 2020 1 files
    Public certification report 09 Dec 2020 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 17 Nov 2020 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 17 Nov 2020 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 13 Oct 2020 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 13 Oct 2020 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 11 Jun 2020 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 28 Feb 2020 1 files
    Stakeholder input 28 Apr 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement PDF (157.30 Kb) 28 Feb 2020

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 28 Feb 2020 1 files
    Use of the RBF 28 Feb 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 07 Oct 2020 1 files
    Timeline 28 Feb 2020 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2010)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0429 European hake (Merluccius merluccius) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 11 Jun 2015 1 files
    Public certification announcement 11 Jun 2015 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 20 Nov 2014 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 12 Feb 2015 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 12 Jun 2015 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 02 Dec 2010 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 21 May 2010 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 23 Apr 2010 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 21 May 2010 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 23 Apr 2010 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 23 Apr 2010 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 23 Apr 2010 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 23 Apr 2010 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 09 Jun 2011 5 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0429 European hake (Merluccius merluccius) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 14 Oct 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Dec 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0429 European hake (Merluccius merluccius) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Dec 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Apr 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (225.86 Kb) 04 Mar 2019
    Variation Response PDF (128.94 Kb) 05 Mar 2019

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0429 European hake (Merluccius merluccius) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 05 Oct 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Feb 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (269.37 Kb) 21 Dec 2017
    Variation Response PDF (359.89 Kb) 04 Jan 2018

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0429 European hake (Merluccius merluccius) Gillnets And Entangling Nets - Gillnets 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Oct 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 27 Jan 2017 1 files