Certifier : 
Bureau Veritas Certification
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
07 Jun 2016
Certificate expires : 
06 Dec 2026

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
    Public Comment Draft Report 08 May 2024 1 files
    Public Comment Draft Report announcement = Open consultation 08 May 2024 1 files
    Vessel List 03 May 2024 1 files
    Proposed peer reviewers 24 Jan 2024 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 19 Jan 2024 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: MEGVAR update PDF (561.25 Kb) 03 Nov 2020
    Vessel List PDF (138.83 Kb) 02 Jul 2020
    Vessel List PDF (138.97 Kb) 30 Jun 2020
    Vessel List PDF (141.43 Kb) 26 Aug 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (30.95 Kb) 08 Aug 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.53 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.53 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.53 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.53 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Request PDF (322.62 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Vessel List PDF (86.42 Kb) 27 Mar 2018
  • Re-Assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1147 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1148 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 01 Dec 2021 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 01 Dec 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (289.67 Kb) 14 Jul 2022

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 02 Nov 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 02 Nov 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 14 Sep 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 14 Sep 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder input (PCDR) 19 Oct 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 07 Jul 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 04 Mar 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 13 Apr 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (639.70 Kb) 11 Jun 2021
    Vessel List PDF (642.57 Kb) 12 Jul 2021

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 04 Mar 2021 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 13 Oct 2021 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1147 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1148 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public Comment Draft Report 08 May 2024 1 files
    Public Comment Draft Report announcement 08 May 2024 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 24 Jan 2024 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope declaration template 25 Oct 2023 1 files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 25 Oct 2023 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 19 Jan 2024 1 files

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 25 Oct 2023 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Timeline 25 Oct 2023 1 files
    Assessment timeline 25 Oct 2023 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2023)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1147 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1148 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 14 Sep 2023 1 files
    Surveillance report 13 Dec 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (332.83 Kb) 03 May 2024
    Vessel List PDF (343.46 Kb) 03 May 2024
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (234.20 Kb) 19 Dec 2023
    Vessel List PDF (352.85 Kb) 20 Dec 2023
    Vessel List PDF (328.52 Kb) 29 Dec 2023

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1147 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1148 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 05 Oct 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 16 Nov 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (360.87 Kb) 16 Nov 2022
    Vessel List PDF (351.48 Kb) 16 Dec 2022
    Gap analysis PDF (198.24 Kb) 02 Aug 2023
    Vessel List PDF (359.12 Kb) 24 May 2023

  • Initial Assessment (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1147 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1148 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 07 Jun 2016 1 files
    Public certification announcement 07 Jun 2016 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 26 Apr 2016 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 28 Apr 2016 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 06 Oct 2015 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 08 Oct 2015 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 25 Aug 2015 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 08 Sep 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Notice of intent to review new information PDF (93.72 Kb) 26 May 2015

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 05 Mar 2015 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 03 Mar 2015 1 files
    Assessment tree confirmation 07 Apr 2015 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 07 Jul 2015 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 09 Sep 2014 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 23 Jul 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Reviewed assessment team announcement PDF (76.34 Kb) 16 Dec 2014
    Stakeholder Announcement: Reviewed assessment team announcement PDF (171.21 Kb) 16 Dec 2014
    Stakeholder Announcement: Reviewed assessment team announcement PDF (76.34 Kb) 16 Dec 2014
    Stakeholder Announcement: Reviewed assessment team announcement PDF (171.21 Kb) 16 Dec 2014
    Notice of intent to review new information PDF (101.95 Kb) 11 Apr 2016

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 06 Apr 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1147 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1148 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 22 Sep 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 02 Feb 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (31.12 Kb) 02 Dec 2020
    Variation Response PDF (123.79 Kb) 18 Dec 2020

  • Extended Surveillance Audit - P1 upgrade to v2.0 (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1147 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1148 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report and announcement 27 Feb 2020 1 files
    Public certification report 27 Feb 2020 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 19 Nov 2019 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 19 Nov 2019 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 15 Oct 2019 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 15 Oct 2019 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 19 Sep 2019 1 files

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 16 May 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 19 Aug 2019 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (86.16 Kb) 18 Jun 2019
    Vessel List PDF (85.28 Kb) 12 Aug 2019

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Ongoing surveillance 17 Sep 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1147 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1148 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 03 May 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 31 Jul 2018 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (86.74 Kb) 27 Jul 2018

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1147 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (mechanized) 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1148 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Trolling lines 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 12 May 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 27 Sep 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (90.03 Kb) 02 Aug 2017
    Variation Request PDF (62.14 Kb) 16 Aug 2017
    Variation Response PDF (192.85 Kb) 16 Aug 2017