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12 02/2018

Progress in research into new materials for ecological and non-entangling FADs

February 12th, 2018

On October 2nd and 3rd 2017, we held a workshop that was run by a group of scientists from international organizations such as IATTC, AZTI, ISSF, FIP OPAGAC, and TUNACONS. This workshop was directed to fleet bosses, captains, and crew members.

During the first day, the workshop focused on experiences related to and progress made towards implementing non-entangling, biodegradable FADs. Additionally, an Executive Work Plan was defined by the attending organizations in order to optimize activities in the EPO (Eastern Pacific Ocean).

On the second day, captains, and crew members shared the advances that have been made regarding to FADs, as well as with the launching of the Best Practices on Board code.

 

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12 02/2018

Advances in our action plan; moving towards an MSC certification

February 12th, 2018

As part of the actions related to principle #2, on November 22nd of 2017, a Species Update workshop, was run by consultant Juan Pedro Monteagudo, an expert in the different MSC principles standards.

The workshop was based on a pre-assessment carried out in accordance with MSC standards version 1.3, which also takes version 2.0 into account. The latter includes new considerations and categories regarding to “non-target” species and fishing impacts.

 

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