Certifier : 
DNV
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
17 Aug 2012
Certificate expires : 
17 Feb 2023

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
    Stakeholder Announcement: Timeline 07 Jun 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 07 Jun 2022 1 files
    Variation Response 27 Apr 2022 1 files
    Variation Request 22 Apr 2022 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement 25 Feb 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement PDF (334.24 Kb) 25 Feb 2022
    Vessel List PDF (141.47 Kb) 10 Nov 2021
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change of client name PDF (55.63 Kb) 02 Jul 2021
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (203.71 Kb) 28 Aug 2019
    Variation Response PDF (241.38 Kb) 19 Jul 2018
    Variation Request PDF (146.59 Kb) 17 Jul 2018
    List of client group members PDF (334.10 Kb) 10 Mar 2016
  • Re-Assessment (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0650 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1431 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1283 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 10 Feb 2022 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 10 Feb 2022 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 03 Feb 2022 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0650 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1431 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1283 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 21 Aug 2017 1 files
    Public certification report 21 Aug 2017 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 20 Jul 2017 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 20 Jul 2017 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 04 May 2017 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 04 May 2017 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 28 Feb 2017 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 27 Mar 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Timeline PDF (20.89 Kb) 07 Jun 2022

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 08 Sep 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (287.65 Kb) 05 Oct 2016

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 06 Sep 2016 1 files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 08 Sep 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0650 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1431 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1283 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 Feb 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 07 Jun 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (380.50 Kb) 22 Apr 2022
    Variation Response PDF (127.04 Kb) 27 Apr 2022

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0650 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1431 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1283 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Jul 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 20 Nov 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (227.51 Kb) 25 Nov 2020

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0650 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1431 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1283 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 09 Jul 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 29 Nov 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0650 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1431 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1283 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 09 May 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Sep 2018 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0650 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 16 Aug 2012 1 files
    Public certification announcement 16 Aug 2012 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 18 Jul 2012 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 18 Jul 2012 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 08 May 2012 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 08 May 2012 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 22 Sep 2011 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 29 Nov 2011 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 14 Jul 2011 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Notification of amendment of Unit of certification PDF (33.93 Kb) 02 Dec 2011
    Variation Response PDF (131.65 Kb) 29 Nov 2011
    Variation Request PDF (84.12 Kb) 29 Nov 2011

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 14 Jul 2011 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 28 Jun 2011 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 28 Jun 2011 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 14 Jul 2011 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 28 Jun 2011 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0650 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1283 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 06 Sep 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 13 Dec 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0650 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 30 Mar 2015 2 files
    Surveillance report 13 Aug 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (89.08 Kb) 18 Jun 2015
    Variation Response PDF (185.39 Kb) 18 Jun 2015

  • Expedited P1 Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1283 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 27 Jan 2016 1 files
    Public certification announcement 02 Feb 2016 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (304.22 Kb) 02 Feb 2016

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 03 Dec 2015 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 08 Dec 2015 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 06 Oct 2015 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 20 Oct 2015 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Confirmation of assessment team 07 May 2015 1 files

    Variation Request: Expedited P1 audit

    Documents Published on Files
    Variation Request: Expedited P1 audit 26 Mar 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (187.86 Kb) 26 Mar 2015

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0650 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 15 May 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 02 Sep 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (186.83 Kb) 05 Aug 2014
    Variation Response PDF (187.56 Kb) 05 Aug 2014
    Variation Request PDF (94.53 Kb) 05 Aug 2014
    Variation Request PDF (109.97 Kb) 05 Aug 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0650 Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 Jun 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Sep 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (223.54 Kb) 30 Apr 2013
    Stakeholder Announcement: Information gathering phase extended PDF (27.36 Kb) 16 Jul 2013
    Change to the Unit of Certification PDF (41.98 Kb) 21 May 2013
    Change to the Unit of Certification PDF (51.67 Kb) 30 Apr 2013
    Variation Response PDF (189.71 Kb) 30 Apr 2013