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7.1(a) Controlled Vessels — Purse Seine and Supply & Tender

Effective

  • March 31, 2014

Adopted

  • November 17, 2013

Amended

  • March 19, 2014
  • October 21, 2015
  • May 31, 2018
This measure also applies to the PVR

Processors, traders, importers, transporters, marketers and others involved in the seafood industry, for skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye tuna caught by purse seine vessels shall register all controlled vessels fishing, or operating as supply and tender vessels, for skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye tuna on the ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR) and thereafter maintain such registration indefinitely.  Controlled vessels include:

  1. Vessels majority owned or controlled directly or indirectly (through intermediary entities) by any ISSF Participating Company or any member of the corporate group of which such Participating Company is a part; or

  2. Vessels majority owned or controlled by any individuals who are majority shareholders (or any equivalent form of ownership) of any ISSF Participating Company.); or

  3. Vessels under the following charter types that are contracted directly or indirectly (through intermediary entities) by any ISSF Participating Company or any member of the corporate group of which such Participating Company is a part or directly or indirectly by any individuals who are majority shareholders (or any equivalent form of ownership) of any ISSF  Participating Company:

    1. bareboat charters. no matter the duration of the charter; and

    2. time and/or association charters if the duration of the charter is a minimum of 12 months or longer.

For the purposes of this measure, individuals shall include any natural person and his or her family members (including spouse, domestic partner, child, sibling, parent or grandparent, whether natural, adopted or by marriage).

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