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Fisheries and seafood businesses can get certified to the MSC standards to show that they support sustainable fishing and gain access to the growing market. Find out how.

Dutch fisherman Jan Kramer and MSC logo

Use the blue MSC label

The blue MSC label communicates sustainability to your customers. Get a licence to display it on your seafood products or marketing materials.

Find a certification body

Find certifiers around the world accredited to carry out assessments against the MSC standards for fisheries or Chain of Custody.

Become a certification body

If you are a certification body, find out how to get independently accredited to carry out assessments against the MSC standards.

Fisheries: Get certified!

Secure markets securing livelihoods and conserving the marine environment for the future.

Supply chain businesses: Get certified!

Show commitment to sustainable seafood to your customers - get certified and use the MSC ecolabel.

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Get certified! Restaurants

An overview of the MSC Chain of Custody certification and what to expect during each stage of the certification process.

Eligible fisheries for MSC certification

Find out which fisheries are eligible to be assessed against the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Stories

The MSC program could not exist without the fishers’ who work to safeguard fish stocks, ecosystems and their own livelihoods. These are their stories...

Latest news

PNA yellowfin tuna secures MSC certification

Feb 04, 2016

Yellowfin caught by the PNA Western and Central Pacific free school purse seine fishery is now eligible to carry the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ecolabel.

Dutch, German and Danish shrimp fleets come together to seek MSC certification

Jan 28, 2016

Fishing organisations from Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany are partnering for the sustainability assessment of their North Sea brown shrimp operations.

One of Northern Russia's oldest fishing fleets achieves MSC certification

Jan 26, 2016

The Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet (ATF) in Russia has been certified to the Marine Stewardship (MSC) Fisheries Standard.

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