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7.1(b) Controlled Vessels — Longline

Effective

  • June 1, 2019

Adopted

  • October 24, 2018

Gear Type(s)

This measure also applies to the PVR

Processors, traders, importers, transporters, marketers and others involved in the seafood industry, for albacore, yellowfin and bigeye tuna caught by longline vessels shall register by June 1, 2019, all controlled longline vessels fishing for albacore, 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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