Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
02 Jun 2011
Certificate expires : 
01 Jun 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
    Announcement Comment Draft Report = Open consultation 19 Sep 2022 1 files
    Fishery announcement template 19 Sep 2022 1 files
    Use of the RBF = Open consultation 19 Sep 2022 1 files
    Surveillance audit announcement = Open consultation 16 Sep 2022 1 files
    Stakeholder Announcement: Accepted variation 12 Aug 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: Accepted variation PDF (497.33 Kb) 12 Aug 2022
    Variation Response PDF (126.23 Kb) 04 Aug 2022
    Variation Request PDF (417.14 Kb) 29 Jul 2022
    Stakeholder Announcement: Delayed Year 4 surveillance PDF (495.40 Kb) 19 May 2022
    Variation Response PDF (129.60 Kb) 14 Jul 2021
    Variation Request PDF (952.62 Kb) 11 May 2021
    Stakeholder Announcement: 2862N15B - Other Announcement PDF (177.05 Kb) 15 Oct 2020
    Other document: 2862N14C - Risk Assessment PDF (253.18 Kb) 15 Oct 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (369.04 Kb) 19 Jul 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (355.57 Kb) 19 Jul 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0207 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0206 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0208 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 19 Sep 2022 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 19 Sep 2022 1 files
    Use of the RBF 19 Sep 2022 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0208 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0206 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0207 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 10 Nov 2016 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 10 Nov 2016 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 17 Oct 2016 2 files
    Final report and determination announcement 18 Oct 2016 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 13 Sep 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 13 Sep 2016 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 01 Mar 2016 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 23 Jun 2015 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 23 Jun 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0208 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0206 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0207 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 16 Sep 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0206 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0208 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0207 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 19 Dec 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Apr 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0207 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0206 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0208 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Jan 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 24 May 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (145.36 Kb) 04 Apr 2019
    Variation Response PDF (211.28 Kb) 17 Apr 2019

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0207 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0208 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0206 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Jan 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 24 Apr 2018 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2009)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0208 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0207 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0206 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 23 Jun 2011 1 files
    Public certification announcement 14 Jun 2011 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 10 May 2011 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 10 May 2011 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 17 Mar 2011 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 17 Mar 2011 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 06 Jul 2010 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 02 Feb 2010 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised assessment timeline PDF (87.12 Kb) 25 Jan 2011

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 01 Dec 2009 1 files
    Assessment tree confirmation 19 Aug 2010 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 27 Oct 2009 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 19 Oct 2009 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 17 Dec 2009 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised assessment timeline PDF (33.55 Kb) 17 Aug 2010

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 17 Aug 2010 3 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0208 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0206 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0207 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 Jun 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 01 Aug 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0207 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0206 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0208 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 29 May 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Aug 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (187.07 Kb) 17 Apr 2014
    Variation Request PDF (263.90 Kb) 15 Apr 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0206 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0208 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0207 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 23 May 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 30 Jul 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (186.53 Kb) 14 May 2013
    Variation Request PDF (264.63 Kb) 14 May 2013

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0207 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0206 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0208 European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Traps - Pots 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 17 May 2012 1 files
    Surveillance report 23 Aug 2012 1 files