Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Combined with another assessment
Certified since : 
25 Jun 2009
Certificate expires : 
07 Jul 2020

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.

Please note this fishery is covered by another assessment - PFA, SPSG, SPFPO, DFPO and DPPO North Sea Herring

  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Certificate withdrawn 25 Nov 2019 1 files
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 14 May 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 06 Dec 2018 1 files
    Variation Response 19 Nov 2018 1 files
    Variation Request 30 Oct 2018 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Certificate withdrawn PDF (151.58 Kb) 25 Nov 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (255.87 Kb) 14 May 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0010 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0011 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 14 Jul 2015 1 files
    Public certification announcement 13 Jul 2015 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 16 Jun 2015 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 16 Jun 2015 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 30 Apr 2015 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 30 Apr 2015 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 31 Mar 2015 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 20 Oct 2014 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 30 Sep 2014 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 05 Aug 2014 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 05 Aug 2014 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 04 Sep 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Change of Conformity Assessment Body PDF (82.50 Kb) 02 Jul 2014

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 05 Aug 2014 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0010 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0011 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 14 Jun 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 06 Dec 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (367.01 Kb) 14 Sep 2018
    Variation Request PDF (72.10 Kb) 18 Sep 2018
    Variation Request PDF (122.74 Kb) 01 Oct 2018
    Variation Response PDF (368.36 Kb) 02 Oct 2018
    Stakeholder Announcement: Deadline Extension Stakeholder Announcement PDF (120.89 Kb) 02 Oct 2018
    Variation Request PDF (142.48 Kb) 30 Oct 2018
    Variation Response PDF (367.51 Kb) 19 Nov 2018

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0010 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0011 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 Jul 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 17 Oct 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0010 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0011 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 16 Jun 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 13 Sep 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0010 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0011 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 Nov 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Mar 2015 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2008)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0010 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0011 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 24 Jun 2009 1 files
    Public certification announcement 24 Jun 2009 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 28 May 2009 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 28 May 2009 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 31 Mar 2009 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 06 Apr 2009 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 23 Sep 2008 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 07 Sep 2008 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 18 Aug 2008 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 18 Aug 2008 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0010 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0011 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 30 Apr 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 25 Jul 2013 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0010 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0011 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 29 May 2012 1 files
    Surveillance report 05 Sep 2012 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (352.20 Kb) 24 Jul 2012
    Variation Response PDF (269.27 Kb) 24 Jul 2012

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0010 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0011 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 May 2011 1 files
    Surveillance report 26 Jul 2011 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2010)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0010 Herring (Clupea harengus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0011 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 09 Apr 2010 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Aug 2010 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Notification of Timing of Surveillance Audit PDF (28.73 Kb) 19 Mar 2010