The rising fisheries trend across the globe means that the sustainable fisheries needs (responsible and sustainable fishing practices) to ensure sustainable sources and also responsible practices are in great demand. In respond to this challenge, convincing and credible certification are required, specifically the MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) and ASC (Aquaculture Stewardship Council), as an attempt to fulfill the needs of the industry. Seafood Savers assist companies involved in the fishery industry to improve their fishing practices, based on the principles and standards developed by the MSC and ASC.
Legitimate companies and institutions that practice fisheries and aquaculture in the Indonesian waters. Click the Membership Requirement for more detailed information.
It is not difficult. You just have to meet the existing requirements listed in the Membership Requirement. To register, fill out the application form you can download here.
Approximately one to two years period of time is needed to become a legitimate member supported with variety of benefits, including publication and assistance.
Member is charged with a membership fee of USD 2.000 – USD 15.000, the specific amount of fee is to be determined by the value of the company’s very own total outturn of listed species. An invesment cost expended by the company may be issued at any time to meet the points of improvement suggested by the Secretariat of Seafood Savers.
By following Seafood Savers programs and becoming a member, will a company be automatically certified by MSC or ASC?
No, a company will not be automatically certified. In assisting a company’s improvement program, Seafood Savers team applies maximum effort in achieving MSC and ASC standards. Seafood Savers also aim to acknowledge all fisheries involved in FIPs and AIPs, although they are not yet MSC or ASC certified.