* = Mandatory
P = Appears on PVR Public site

Vessel Type


Applicant Vessel - Ownership and Contact Information


Alternate Contact


Vessel Information

A copy of one of the following documents will be sufficient to validate the vessel information provided. (1) Current Certificate of Registration (or flag state equivalent), (2) Report by a marine surveyor of the vessel (e.g., as done for insurance or retrofitting purposes), (3) Other documentation, as may have been done for insurance or related purposes, that describes the vessel's length, tonnage and/or capacity. Please send materials to pvr@iss-foundation.org


Enter vessel name, one per line

Please make multiple selections if needed by using Ctrl + click

Please select one or more RFMOs where the vessel is currently fishing. If the vessel does not fish in any of these Convention Areas, please select "Other."

             
if you selected other, please indicate where the vessel caught tuna

Vessel Characteristics


7-11 alpha-numeric characters (numbers, letters and dashes)

An International Maritime Organization (IMO) number is required for all large-scale purse seine vessels that are capable of being registered by IMO. You can apply for your free IMO number here: http://www.imonumbers.lrfairplay.com/

An IMO UVI (Interantional Maritime Organization - Unique Vessel Identifier) number is required for all small-scale purse seine vessels (30 GT) that are capable of being registered by IMO. You can apply for your free IMO number here: http://www.imonumbers.lrfairplay.com/ If not eligible for an IMO number, all small-scale purse seine vessels must have a Tuna Unique Vessel Identifier (TUVI) issued by the Coordinated List of Authorized Vessels (CLAV) -- http://www.tuna-org.org/GlobalTVR.htm OR, if not available, a UVI from ISSF: http://iss-foundation.org/download-monitor-demo/download-info/uvi-and-imo-number-instructions/

An IMO UVI (Interantional Maritime Organization - Unique Vessel Identifier) number is required for all vessels that are capable of being registered by IMO. You may apply for your free IMO number here: http://www.imonumbers.lrfairplay.com/

   

   

     

All large-scale purse seine vessels known to be fishing prior to 31 December 2012 are listed on the ISSF Record of Large-Scale Purse Seine Vessels. If the vessel is not currently listed in the ISSF Record (i.e., built after 31 December 2012), vessel owner must provide evidence that a valid contractual obligation was in place for the construction of the vessel before the end of 2012 and that construction was completed before 30 June 2015.

   
Please make multiple selections if needed by using Ctrl + click

Enter port names, one per line

List multiple names, one per line, if fishing captains rotate or are assigned on a fleet basis.

Anti-Shark Finning Policy

Vessel company must maintain a public policy that prohibits shark finning. Be advised that ISSF Participating Companies will only source from vessels that have a public policy against shark finning. Email a copy of the policy to pvr@iss-foundation.org


   
   

Skipper Best Practices (P)

For each skipper name, please select the training(s) that applies by indicating date on which training(s) was received


Skipper Workshop Attended
Skipper Guidebook Completed and Certificate of Completion Submitted
Skipper Workshop Video Viewed and Certificate of Completion Submitted

Observer (P)


   
     
       

Tuna Retention (P)

Best practice requires all purse seine caught tuna (skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye) to be retained onboard, except those unfit for human consumption as defined, or when in the final set of a trip, there is insufficient well space to accommodate all fish caught in that set. If RFMO or state regulations do NOT require tuna retention, vessel owner is to supply a copy of vessel company's Tuna Retention Policy to pvr@iss-foundation.org


   

Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing (P)


   

Large-Scale Pelagic Driftnets Use (>2.5 km) (P)


   

Non-entangling FADs Company Policy (P)


   

Best Practices for Sharks and Marine Turtles (P)


   

If your policy is available electronically, please provide the link here:

Terms & Conditions


You can read Terms & Conditions here.

 


 

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