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In these reports, we share our research-based recommendations for sustainable tuna fisheries management, covering observer programs, transshipment, and many other key topics.

Best practices reports are authored by our fisheries policy experts and/or fisheries scientists. See also our companion “best practices snapshots” series and our scientific reports.

Best Practices Reports tagged with Supply Vessel

Image Title Date Author(s) Language RFMO(s) Tag(s) Category Company Report Type Activity Year
Image Title Date Author(s) Language RFMO(s) Tag(s) Category Company Report Type Activity Year
2020 IOTC Déclaration de Position (French) October 12, 2020 ISSF French IOTC Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IOTC, MCS, Supply Vessel, Tuna Position Statements, Translated N/A Final October 12, 2020
2020 IOTC Position Statement October 8, 2020 ISSF English IOTC Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IOTC, MCS, Supply Vessel, Tuna Position Statements N/A Final October 8, 2020
2021 IOTC Déclaration de Position (French) (for June 2021 Meeting) April 29, 2021 French IOTC Bycatch, Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IOTC, MCS, Observer Coverage, Port State Measures, Sharks, Supply Vessel, Transshipment, Tuna, Vessel Monitoring System Position Statements, Translated N/A Final April 29, 2021
2021 IOTC Position Statement (for June 2021 Meeting) April 26, 2021 English IOTC Bycatch, Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IOTC, MCS, Observer Coverage, Port State Measures, Sharks, Supply Vessel, Transshipment, Tuna, Vessel Monitoring System Position Statements N/A Final April 26, 2021
2022 IOTC Déclaration de Position (French) April 8, 2022 French IOTC Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IOTC, Observer Coverage, Sharks, Supply Vessel, Transshipment, Tuna Position Statements, Translated N/A Final April 8, 2022
2022 IOTC Position Statement April 8, 2022 English IOTC Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IOTC, Observer Coverage, Sharks, Supply Vessel, Transshipment, Tuna Position Statements N/A Final April 8, 2022
2023 CIAT Declaración de Posición | 2023 IATTC Position Statement (Spanish) July 4, 2023 Spanish IATTC Advocacy, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Capacity Management, Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FAD Management, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, Observer Coverage, Observer Programs, RFMOs, Sharks, Supply Vessel, Tuna, Vessel Monitoring System Position Statements, Translated N/A Final July 4, 2023
2023 IATTC Position Statement June 29, 2023 English IATTC Advocacy, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Capacity Management, Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FAD Management, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, Observer Coverage, Observer Programs, RFMOs, Sharks, Supply Vessel, Tuna, Vessel Monitoring System Position Statements N/A Final June 29, 2023
ISSF 2019 Position Statements February 15, 2021 English, French, Spanish IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, WCPFC Bycatch, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, MCS, RFMOs, Sharks, Supply Vessel, Tuna, WCPFC Position Statements N/A Final February 15, 2021
ISSF 2023-09: Survey of the Treatment of Support/Supply/Tender Vessels in Tuna RFMOs* June 7, 2023 Holly Koehler, Dr. Gala Moreno English N/A Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, Supply Vessel, WCPFC Best Practices Reports, Scientific Reports, Technical Reports N/A Technical Report June 7, 2023
ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR): Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures for Supply & Tender Vessels August 22, 2023 English N/A Compliance, ProActive Vessel Register, Supply Vessel Audit Process N/A Final August 22, 2023
ProActive Vessel Register (PVR) Growth by Vessel Type, 2012-2022 January 24, 2023 English N/A Handline, Longline, Pole and Line, ProActive Vessel Register, Purse Seine, Supply Vessel Infographics N/A Final January 24, 2023
RFMO Best Practice Performance June 12, 2023 English CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, WCPFC Best Practices, CCSBT, Compliance, FADs, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, Observer Coverage, RFMOs, Supply Vessel, Transshipment, Vessel Lists, Vessel Monitoring System, WCPFC Infographics, RFMO Best Practices Snapshots N/A Final June 12, 2023
RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2023: Treatment of Supply & Tender Vessels by RFMO June 7, 2023 English N/A Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, Supply Vessel, WCPFC RFMO Best Practices Snapshots N/A Snapshot June 7, 2023