Processors, traders, importers, transporters, marketers and others involved in the seafood industry that are investors in any new vessel that does not meet all of the conditions in ISSF Conservation Measures 6.1 and 6.2(a) shall buy out and scrap existing capacity of large-scale tuna purse seine vessel(s) that corresponds to the full capacity of the new vessel, in accordance with Paragraph 2(d) of ISSF Conservation Measure 6.2(a).
1. For the purposes of this measure, “new vessels” includes vessels owned, partially or fully:
2. In auditing this measure, the only possible findings will be either “fully compliant” or “major non-conformance.”
3. For the purposes of this measure, large-scale purse seine vessels are those with at least 335 m3 fish hold volume.