Conservationists say up 20,000 whales are killed every year, after a collision with large vessels like container ships or oil tankers and they are pressing the shipping industry to prevent accidents involving these mammals. Russell Padmore investigates what the world’s sea freight operators can do to protect whales. Paolo Bray of The World Sustainability […]Read more
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Status: plannedExpected audit date: 30 June 2022Type of Audit: SurveillanceCertification Body: London Associati Ltd.Scope: FOS CoC – FO FF, FM, FO O3 v.5 – FOS Aqua Marine v.2Species: Atlantic salmon – (Salmo salar)Read more
Status: plannedExpected audit date: 30/06/2022Type of Audit: InitialCertification Body: London Associati Ltd.Scope: FOS CoC – FO FF, FM, FO O3 v.5Species: Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus albacares)Read more
Status: plannedExpected audit date: 30/06/2022Type of Audit: initialCertification Body: London Associati Ltd.Fishing area: Atlantic, Eastern Central (Major Fishing Area 34) and FAO 47.Fishing method: Purse seineScope: FOS Wild v.4 – FOS CoC FF, FM, FO, O3 v.5, Species: Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus), Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis)Read more
Status: plannedExpected audit date: 10/06/2022Type of Audit: Surveillance Certification Body: London Associati Ltd.Scope: FOS CoC – FF, FM, FO and O3 v.5Species: Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba)Read more
Status: plannedExpected audit date: 10/06/2022Type of Audit: surveillance Certification Body: London Associati Ltd.Scope: Friend of the Sea CoC – FF, FM, FO and O3 v.5 Species: yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares)Read more
World Sustainability Organization Joins Earth Day Call to Invest in Our Planet With a Renewed Push for Sustainable Development.21/04/2022
For this year’s Earth Day, the World Sustainability Organization steps up its efforts to protect endangered species, restore nature and push for a sustainable revolution. The organization announces new resources for conservation programs and boosts support for companies committed to building sustainable economies. As people around the world gather to celebrate Earth Day this Friday, […]Read more
Friend of the Sea assigns MSC Cruises the Whale-Safe 2022 Award for its outstanding measures to prevent whale ship strikes.14/04/2022
MSC Cruises has been selected for the Friend of the Sea Whale-Safe Award owing to its rigorous implementation of tangible measures to protect endangered whale populations from whale ship collisions. “Friend of the Sea is encouraged to witness broadened attention towards the neglected yet severe issue of whale ship collisions. It remains essential that major […]Read more
Status: plannedExpected audit date: 15/05/2022Type of Audit: Surveillance Audit Certification Body: London Associati Ltd.Scope: FOS CoC – FO FF, FM, FO and O3 v.5Species: Peruvian anchovy (Engraulis ringens)Read more
Cooke Uruguay, one of the largest fleets in the region has recently achieved Friend of the Sea certification for its sustainable deep-sea crab fishing. Cooke Uruguay achieved certification by passing exhaustive controls set by external, accredited auditing bodies, owing to its sustainable practices underpinning its fishing methods. Cooke Uruguay also represents one of the […]Read more