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The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is a non-profit organization whose mandate is the longterm protection of the world’s marine fisheries and the associated ecological components. Through a process of consultation with various stakeholders over a two-year period commencing in 1996, the MSC established its standard for well-managed and sustainable fisheries called the “Principles and Criteria of Sustainable Fishing” (MSC P&C’s).

Click here to view a Marine Stewardship Council pre-assessment report of the Federated States of Micronesia and Republic of the Marshall Islands longline tuna fisheries.

Sustainability Certification

Posted on September 24th, 2010 by Thomas Kraft Environmental Responsibility MSC Sustainability

Norpac has completed the initial phase of third party certification for Sustainability regarding our Bigeye Ahi production. Norpac hired Moody Marine to complete a Pre-Assessment for certification by Marine Stewardship Council.

The Pre-Assessment is designed to determine which species are impacted by our fishing operations. This includes not only targeted species, but rather takes a more holistic approach by looking at overall environmental impact on non targeted species such as sea turtles, marine mammals, seabirds, sharks and others.

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