Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
22 Apr 2015
Certificate expires : 
21 Oct 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
    Stakeholder Announcement: Delayed Year 2 surveillance 24 Oct 2022 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Oct 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Dec 2021 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Oct 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 16 Apr 2020 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: Delayed Year 2 surveillance PDF (492.05 Kb) 24 Oct 2022
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (271.42 Kb) 19 Jul 2019
    Variation Response PDF (211.14 Kb) 21 Feb 2019
    Variation Request PDF (159.60 Kb) 13 Feb 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1105 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 16 Apr 2020 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 16 Apr 2020 2 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 04 Mar 2020 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 04 Mar 2020 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 22 Jan 2020 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 22 Jan 2020 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 12 Sep 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Notice of intent to review new information PDF (130.26 Kb) 18 Nov 2019
    Other document PDF (138.75 Kb) 18 Nov 2019

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 19 Mar 2019 1 files
    Use of the RBF 21 Feb 2019 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 21 Nov 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1105 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Oct 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1105 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Oct 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Dec 2021 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1105 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 22 Apr 2015 1 files
    Public certification announcement 22 Apr 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    List of client group members PDF (223.20 Kb) 28 Apr 2015

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 31 Mar 2015 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 31 Mar 2015 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 12 Feb 2015 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 12 Feb 2015 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 18 Nov 2014 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 17 Jun 2014 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 17 Jun 2014 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 06 May 2014 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 01 May 2014 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 19 May 2014 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 06 May 2014 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1105 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 21 Feb 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 24 May 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1105 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 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-1105 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 21 Mar 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 22 Jun 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1105 Herring (Clupea harengus) Trawls - Midwater trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 26 Apr 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 26 Jul 2016 1 files