Certifier : 
DNV
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
09 Mar 2012
Certificate expires : 
08 Dec 2028

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 certification report 31 Jan 2024 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 07 Dec 2023 1 files
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 06 Dec 2023 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 24 Oct 2023 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 24 Oct 2023 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Variation Response PDF (118.66 Kb) 01 Sep 2023
    Variation Response PDF (118.66 Kb) 01 Sep 2023
    Variation Request PDF (478.75 Kb) 23 Aug 2023
    Variation Response PDF (120.90 Kb) 25 Apr 2023
    Variation Request PDF (504.53 Kb) 18 Apr 2023
    Other document: Postponement surveillance PDF (60.32 Kb) 09 Sep 2020
    Other document: Postponement surveillance audit PDF (60.60 Kb) 11 Feb 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (190.72 Kb) 28 Aug 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 07 Dec 2023 1 files
    Public certification report 31 Jan 2024 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (201.45 Kb) 06 Dec 2023

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 24 Oct 2023 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 24 Oct 2023 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 28 Aug 2023 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 28 Aug 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised timeline PDF (22.17 Kb) 28 Aug 2023

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 29 Mar 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Revised timeline PDF (21.35 Kb) 05 Jul 2023

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 03 Mar 2023 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 08 Dec 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Timeline PDF (19.74 Kb) 08 Dec 2022

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 28 Aug 2023 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 08 Mar 2018 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 08 Mar 2018 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 23 Jan 2018 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 23 Jan 2018 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 16 Nov 2017 1 files
    Public comment draft report 16 Nov 2017 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 18 May 2017 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 27 Feb 2017 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 27 Feb 2017 1 files
    Assessment timeline 27 Feb 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 08 Dec 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 18 May 2023 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (485.78 Kb) 23 Feb 2023
    Variation Response PDF (225.12 Kb) 07 Mar 2023
    Variation Request PDF (485.69 Kb) 14 Apr 2023
    Variation Response PDF (115.40 Kb) 17 Apr 2023

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 Oct 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Feb 2022 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 13 Oct 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 15 Feb 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 11 Apr 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 26 Jul 2019 2 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2010)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 09 Mar 2012 1 files
    Public certification announcement 09 Mar 2012 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 07 Feb 2012 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 07 Feb 2012 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 09 Oct 2011 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 29 Nov 2011 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 18 Jan 2011 2 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 18 Jan 2011 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 01 Dec 2010 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 01 Dec 2010 2 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 28 Feb 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 01 Jun 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2016)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 28 Jun 2016 1 files
    Surveillance report 02 Nov 2016 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 May 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 03 Mar 2015 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (118.40 Kb) 09 Jun 2016
    Variation Request PDF (239.29 Kb) 09 Jun 2016

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 May 2014 3 files
    Surveillance report 27 Aug 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Changes to assessment team PDF (587.00 Kb) 11 Jun 2014
    Stakeholder Announcement: Changes to assessment team PDF (59.39 Kb) 11 Jun 2014
    Stakeholder Announcement: Changes to assessment team PDF (587.00 Kb) 11 Jun 2014
    Stakeholder Announcement: Changes to assessment team PDF (59.39 Kb) 11 Jun 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0578 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0576 Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis) Trawls - Bottom trawls - shrimp trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 02 Apr 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 27 Aug 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Change of Client PDF (25.88 Kb) 16 May 2013
    Variation Response PDF (266.76 Kb) 26 Feb 2013
    Variation Request PDF (111.36 Kb) 26 Feb 2013