Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
10 Mar 2010
Certificate expires : 
19 Mar 2027

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
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 18 Mar 2022 1 files
    Public certification report 18 Mar 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 18 Mar 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 25 Feb 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 25 Feb 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
  • Re-Assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1261 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2747 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2746 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 18 Mar 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 18 Mar 2022 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 25 Feb 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 25 Feb 2022 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 19 Jan 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report 19 Jan 2022 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 06 Oct 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 18 Jun 2021 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 18 Jun 2021 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 16 Jun 2021 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0103 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1514 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1261 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1515 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1262 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 22 Sep 2016 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 22 Sep 2016 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 30 Aug 2016 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 30 Aug 2016 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 14 Jul 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 14 Jul 2016 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 07 Jul 2015 4 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 07 Jul 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1515 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1262 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1514 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1261 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0103 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Jun 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 10 Feb 2022 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (193.62 Kb) 19 Oct 2021
    Variation Response PDF (125.08 Kb) 02 Nov 2021
    Variation Request PDF (166.14 Kb) 10 Nov 2021
    Variation Response PDF (128.38 Kb) 11 Nov 2021

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1261 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1514 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0103 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1262 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1515 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 24 Oct 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 24 Jan 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1514 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0103 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1515 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1262 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1261 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 06 Dec 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Mar 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1262 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1514 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0103 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1261 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1515 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Oct 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 23 Jan 2018 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2009)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0103 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-1514 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 09 Mar 2010 1 files
    Public certification announcement 15 Mar 2010 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 09 Feb 2009 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 09 Feb 2009 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: Revised eligibility date PDF (53.15 Kb) 18 Mar 2013

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 17 Dec 2009 2 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 17 Dec 2009 2 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 07 Aug 2009 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 29 Apr 2009 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 29 Apr 2009 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Stakeholder announcement 23 Feb 2009 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 09 Apr 2011 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 23 Feb 2009 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2014)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0103 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Mar 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 01 May 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (186.23 Kb) 04 Mar 2014
    Variation Request PDF (271.74 Kb) 04 Mar 2014
    Variation Request PDF (186.23 Kb) 04 Mar 2014
    Variation Request PDF (271.74 Kb) 04 Mar 2014
    Variation Response PDF (134.65 Kb) 18 Mar 2014
    Variation Request PDF (191.75 Kb) 04 Mar 2014
    Variation Response PDF (134.04 Kb) 18 Mar 2014
    Variation Response PDF (134.04 Kb) 18 Mar 2014
    Variation Response PDF (134.04 Kb) 18 Mar 2014
    Variation Response PDF (134.04 Kb) 18 Mar 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0103 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 05 Feb 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Apr 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (267.73 Kb) 18 Mar 2013
    Variation Response PDF (180.35 Kb) 18 Mar 2013

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0103 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 20 Dec 2011 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Feb 2012 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2010)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0103 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls - otter trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 02 Dec 2010 1 files
    Surveillance report 08 Feb 2011 1 files