Certifier : 
DNV
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
24 Oct 2018
Certificate expires : 
24 Apr 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
    Fishery Suspended 13 Sep 2022 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement: Notice of Suspension, extended deadline for CAP 05 Sep 2022 1 files
    Variation Response 05 Sep 2022 1 files
    Variation Request 22 Aug 2022 1 files
    Notice of Intent to suspend 16 Aug 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Fishery Suspended PDF (150.68 Kb) 13 Sep 2022
    Stakeholder Announcement: Notice of Suspension, extended deadline for CAP PDF (130.41 Kb) 05 Sep 2022
    Variation Response PDF (126.51 Kb) 05 Sep 2022
    Variation Request PDF (394.59 Kb) 22 Aug 2022
    Notice of Intent to suspend PDF (389.36 Kb) 16 Aug 2022
    Stakeholder Announcement: Traceability PDF (334.24 Kb) 25 Feb 2022
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change of client name PDF (55.34 Kb) 02 Jul 2021
    Vessel List PDF (205.70 Kb) 23 Dec 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (150.54 Kb) 25 Jul 2019
  • Initial assessment (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1693 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1692 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1691 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Trawls - Bottom trawls - pair trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1690 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1689 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1688 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Trawls - Bottom trawls - pair trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 05 Dec 2018 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 24 Oct 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised PCR PDF (60.87 Kb) 04 Dec 2018

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 21 Sep 2018 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 21 Sep 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised timeline v.6 PDF (88.97 Kb) 20 Sep 2018

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 10 Jul 2018 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 10 Jul 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised timeline v 5 PDF (74.09 Kb) 10 Jul 2018

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 02 Nov 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised timeline PDF (74.36 Kb) 25 Jun 2018
    Other document: Revised timeline PDF (99.55 Kb) 01 Feb 2018

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 21 Jul 2017 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 21 Jul 2017 1 files
    Assessment timeline 16 Aug 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2507 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): Jigging vessels 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2506 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Demersal longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2505 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls: Demersal trawl 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2511 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): Jigging 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2509 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Demersal longline 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2508 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls: Demersal trawl 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1693 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1692 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1691 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Trawls - Bottom trawls - pair trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1690 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1689 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1688 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Trawls - Bottom trawls - pair trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 Apr 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 15 Aug 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1693 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1692 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1691 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Trawls - Bottom trawls - pair trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1690 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1689 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1688 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Trawls - Bottom trawls - pair trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 Feb 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 17 May 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised version of surveillance report PDF (1077.45 Kb) 05 Jul 2021

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1693 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1692 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1691 Ling (Molva molva) (Molva molva) Trawls - Bottom trawls - pair trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1690 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1689 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1688 Tusk(=Cusk) (Brosme brosme) Trawls - Bottom trawls - pair trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 30 Dec 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 16 Oct 2020 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2507 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): Jigging vessels 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2506 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Demersal longlines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2505 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls: Demersal trawl 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2511 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated): Jigging 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2509 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Hooks And Lines - Longlines: Demersal longline 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2508 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls: Demersal trawl 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 01 Sep 2021 1 files
    Public certification report and announcement 01 Sep 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (131.42 Kb) 22 Sep 2021

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 15 Jul 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 15 Jul 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (122.48 Kb) 25 Feb 2021

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 09 Jun 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report 09 Jun 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change of Team Leader PDF (81.98 Kb) 22 Jan 2021
    Stakeholder Announcement: Open consultation PDF (63.29 Kb) 22 Jan 2021

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 14 Apr 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 17 Oct 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (152.35 Kb) 23 Oct 2019
    Variation Response PDF (195.47 Kb) 15 Nov 2019
    Variation Request PDF (410.34 Kb) 22 Feb 2021

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 23 Oct 2019 1 files
    Use of the RBF 23 Oct 2019 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 17 Oct 2019 1 files
    Assessment timeline 29 Jan 2021 1 files