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SCS Global Services
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Certified
Certified since : 
12 Jul 2016
Certificate expires : 
08 Jun 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
    Solomon Islands Tuna_Decision of the IA_12Nov22.pdf 12 Nov 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Nov 2022 1 files
    Certificate withdrawn 10 Nov 2022 1 files
    Solomon Islands Tuna_Notice of Acceptance_12Oct22.pdf 12 Oct 2022 1 files
    Solomon Islands Tuna_Notice of Objection_30Sep22.pdf 12 Oct 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Stakeholder Announcement: MEGVAR Update PDF (561.25 Kb) 03 Nov 2020
    Other document: Principle 1 v2.0 assessment upgrade PDF (1667.55 Kb) 09 Jan 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (79.57 Kb) 22 Aug 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.42 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.42 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.42 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.42 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Response PDF (2199.42 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Variation Request PDF (322.62 Kb) 14 Feb 2019
    Stakeholder Announcement: Modified assessment team PDF (347.24 Kb) 24 May 2017
  • Re-Assessment (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1221 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1222 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1219 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1220 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 01 Jun 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 01 Jun 2021 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 06 May 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 06 May 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 08 Mar 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 08 Mar 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder input (PCDR) 13 May 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 20 Oct 2020 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 28 May 2020 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 15 Oct 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Timeline PDF (127.79 Kb) 28 May 2020

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 28 May 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 15 Oct 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2022)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1221 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1222 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1219 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1220 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 27 May 2022 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Nov 2022 1 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2639 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2637 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2638 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 08 Sep 2022 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 08 Sep 2022 1 files
    Objections File type Published on
    Solomon Islands Tuna_Decision of the IA_12Nov22.pdf PDF (101.93 Kb) 12 Nov 2022
    Solomon Islands Tuna_Notice of Acceptance_12Oct22.pdf PDF (69.76 Kb) 12 Oct 2022
    Solomon Islands Tuna_Notice of Objection_30Sep22.pdf PDF (571.31 Kb) 12 Oct 2022

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 15 Jul 2022 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 15 Jul 2022 1 files
    Stakeholder input (PCDR) 16 Aug 2022 2 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 16 Mar 2022 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 22 Dec 2021 1 files
    Stakeholder input (ACDR) 07 Feb 2022 2 files

    Scope extension announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Scope extension announcement 04 Jan 2022 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 23 Dec 2021 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1221 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1222 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1224 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1219 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1220 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1223 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 12 Jul 2016 1 files
    Public certification announcement 12 Jul 2016 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 31 May 2016 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 31 May 2016 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 31 Mar 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 31 Mar 2016 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 14 Jan 2016 1 files
    Peer review confirmation 29 Mar 2016 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 21 Apr 2015 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 21 Apr 2015 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 31 Mar 2015 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 31 Mar 2015 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 21 Apr 2015 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 31 Mar 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1221 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1222 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1224 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1219 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1220 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1223 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 28 May 2020 1 files
    Surveillance report 28 Oct 2020 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (212.68 Kb) 27 Aug 2020
    Variation Response PDF (121.93 Kb) 28 Aug 2020

  • Extended Surveillance Audit - P1 upgrade to v2.0 (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1221 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1222 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1224 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1219 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1220 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1223 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 May 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 23 Jan 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Ongoing surveillance 23 Jan 2020 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1609 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1221 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1222 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1224 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1219 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1220 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1223 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 May 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 09 Sep 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1221 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1222 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1224 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1219 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1220 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1223 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 30 Mar 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 06 Jul 2018 2 files

  • Scope Extension (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1609 Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) Hooks And Lines - Longlines 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Expedited audit announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Expedited assessment announcement 24 May 2017 2 files
    Gap Analysis 24 May 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Notice of Intent to withdraw certificate PDF (70.50 Kb) 31 May 2017

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Expedited audit announcement 04 May 2017 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-1221 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1222 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1224 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1219 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Hooks And Lines - Handlines and pole-lines (hand-operated) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1220 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): All set types 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-1223 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): anchored FAD sets 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 04 May 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 01 Sep 2017 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (137.47 Kb) 03 Aug 2017
    Variation Response PDF (192.43 Kb) 03 Aug 2017