1. Each CCM shall ensure that the master of each vessel flying its flag in the Convention Area shall complete an accurate written or electronic log of every day that it spends at sea on the high seas of the Convention Area as follows:
a. for days with fishing operations, the log must be completed by recording the effort and catch at the end of each fishing operation (i.e. end of a purse-seine set, end of a longline -haul, or at the end of the day in the case of all other fishing methods); or
b. for days with no fishing operations but where any other „fishing effort1? occurred, then the relevant activities (e.g. “SEARCHING”, “DEPLOY/RETRIEVE FAD”) must be entered in the log at the end of the day; or
c. for days with no fishing operations and no other „fishing effort (footnote 1)?, the main activity of the day must be entered in the log at the end of the day.
footnote 1: according to Article 1(d) of the Convention