Certifier : 
Control Union (UK) Limited
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
04 Jan 2011
Certificate expires : 
14 Oct 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 certification report 23 Mar 2022 1 files
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template 15 Oct 2021 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 15 Oct 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 23 Sep 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 23 Sep 2021 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (186.82 Kb) 15 Oct 2021
    Variation Response PDF (130.36 Kb) 04 Jun 2021
    Variation Request PDF (158.19 Kb) 01 Jun 2021
    Variation Response PDF (129.83 Kb) 23 Mar 2020
    Variation Request PDF (175.72 Kb) 12 Mar 2020
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (185.94 Kb) 30 Aug 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (159.44 Kb) 30 Aug 2019
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (184.94 Kb) 08 Aug 2019
  • Re-Assessment (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0259 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-2585 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0272 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 23 Mar 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 15 Oct 2021 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination 23 Sep 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 23 Sep 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 13 Aug 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 13 Aug 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 21 Apr 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 20 Jan 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (155.17 Kb) 15 Feb 2021
    Variation Response PDF (120.84 Kb) 26 Feb 2021
    Stakeholder Announcement: Change in assessment team PDF (571.49 Kb) 14 Apr 2021

    Timeline

    Documents Published on Files

    Fishery announcement

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

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Timeline 18 Jan 2021 1 files

  • Re-Assessment (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0259 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0272 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 19 Apr 2016 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 19 Apr 2016 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 22 Mar 2016 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 22 Mar 2016 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 16 Feb 2016 1 files
    Public comment draft report 16 Feb 2016 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 10 Nov 2015 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 16 Apr 2015 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 16 Apr 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2021)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0272 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0259 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 18 Jan 2021 1 files
    Surveillance report 23 Apr 2021 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2019)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0259 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0272 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 25 Jul 2019 1 files
    Surveillance report 04 Nov 2019 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2018)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0259 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0272 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 01 Aug 2018 1 files
    Surveillance report 02 Nov 2018 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2017)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0259 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0272 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 28 Mar 2017 1 files
    Surveillance report 11 Jul 2017 1 files

  • Initial Assessment (started 2009)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0259 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0272 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Public certification report and certificate issue

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 06 Jan 2011 1 files
    Public certification announcement 06 Jan 2011 1 files

    Final assessment report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final report and determination 09 Dec 2010 1 files
    Final report and determination announcement 09 Dec 2010 1 files

    Public review of the draft assessment report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 12 Oct 2010 1 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 12 Oct 2010 1 files

    Client and peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 08 Jun 2010 1 files

    Information gathering, stakeholder meetings and scoring

    Documents Published on Files
    Site visit announcement 01 Dec 2009 1 files

    Defining the assessment tree

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment tree announcement 03 Nov 2009 1 files

    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed assessment team 21 Aug 2009 1 files
    Stakeholder announcement 21 Aug 2009 1 files
    Confirmation of assessment team 17 Nov 2009 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement, stakeholder identification and assessment team formation 16 Dec 2010 2 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2015)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0259 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0272 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 16 Apr 2015 1 files
    Surveillance report 16 Jul 2015 1 files

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2013)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0272 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0259 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 06 Mar 2014 1 files
    Surveillance report 22 Apr 2014 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Response PDF (134.93 Kb) 17 Dec 2013
    Variation Request PDF (71.80 Kb) 17 Dec 2013
    Variation Request PDF (189.38 Kb) 14 Apr 2015
    Variation Response PDF (136.38 Kb) 04 Mar 2014

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2012)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0272 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0259 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

    Documents Published on Files
    Surveillance audit announcement 10 Jan 2013 1 files
    Surveillance report 21 Mar 2013 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (266.86 Kb) 11 Dec 2012
    Variation Response PDF (134.99 Kb) 11 Dec 2012

  • Surveillance Audit (started 2011)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-0259 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)
      UoC-0272 Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens) Trawls - Bottom trawls 27 (Atlantic, Northeast)

    Ongoing surveillance

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