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Scottish and French pelagic fleets join blue whiting assessment

Dec 12, 2014

Two new pelagic fishing groups have joined the multinational MSC assessment for North Atlantic blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou).

U.S. Acadian redfish, haddock and pollock otter trawl fishery begins MSC assessment process

Dec 11, 2014

The U.S. Acadian redfish haddock and Pollock otter trawl fishery has entered into MSC assessment.

MSC launches updated Benchmarking and Tracking tool

Dec 09, 2014

Benchmarking and Tracking Tool has been updated in accordance with changes to the MSC fisheries certification requirements.

Charting a course for sustainable management of small-scale fisheries in the western Indian Ocean

Dec 08, 2014

Governments, NGOs and industry have gathered in Zanzibar to discuss sustainable management of small-scale fisheries in the western Indian Ocean.

French retail giant Carrefour sponsors producers' organisation for assessment of its sole fishery

Nov 27, 2014

Carrefour, is offering its financial support to FROM Nord to encourage the Eastern Channel and North Sea sole fishery to begin an MSC assessment.

Pacific hake mid-water trawl fishery earns MSC re-certification

Nov 25, 2014

The Pacific hake mid-water trawl fishery, which operates off the west coast of the United States and Canada, has achieved MSC re-certification.

Fisheries update: November 2014

Nov 21, 2014

New fisheries from around the world have been certified to and entered assessment against the MSC standard for sustainability.

Industry Update: MSC and New England Aquarium developing bycatch mitigation and information tool

Nov 20, 2014

The MSC and New England Aquarium are seeking feedback for an online Bycatch Information Exchange tool.

Prince Edward Island lobster trap fishery achieves MSC certification

Nov 17, 2014

Lobster from the PEI lobster trap fishery is now eligible to carry the blue MSC ecolabel.

Northeastern Tropical Pacific purse seine tuna fishery steps forward for MSC’s robust assessment process

Nov 06, 2014

The Northeastern Tropical Pacific purse seine yellowfin and skipjack tuna fishery is voluntarily entering MSC assessment.