Tún - Vottunarstofa

Notification of Re-Scheduled Site Visits and Stakeholder Meetings

11 November 2010

Sæmark Seafood Ltd.


Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua), haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) and wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) longline/handline and Danish seine fisheries in the Icelandic Exclusive Economic Zone Marine Stewardship Council Certification Certification Body: Vottunarstofan Tún ehf.


Notification of Re-Scheduled Site Visits and Stakeholder Meetings

Sæmark Seafood Ltd. is currently undergoing assessment against the MSC Principles and Criteria for Sustainable Fishing. The main purpose of the forthcoming step of the assessment is to collect information on the fisheries and in particular to speak to representatives of the fisheries, fishery management and environmental management bodies.


Vottunarstofan Tún ehf. regrets to announce a week´s postponement of previously announced site visits and stakeholder meetings.


The fisheries assessment team expects to be making site visits to and holding stakeholder meetings at Hellissandur, Patreksfjörður, Tálknafjörður and Suðureyri during the week commencing Monday 13th December 2010. If you wish to supply any information that you consider relevant to this assessment please advise us.


If you would like to arrange a meeting with the assessors, please advise us of your interest by Monday 17.00 GMT 29th November 2010, giving the following details:

1. Your name and contact details.

2. Your association with the fisheries.

3. The issues you would like to discuss (in order for us to arrange appropriate representation).


Please send any relevant information to:

Vottunarstofan Tún ehf.

Bíldshöfði 12, IS-110 Reykjavík, Iceland

Tel: +354 511 1330

Fax: +354 511 1331

E-mail: tun@tun.is

Sigurbjörg Gísladóttir