Limit by flag on number of purse seine vessels >24m with freezing capacity between 20N and 20S
Purse Seine Vessel Limits
42. CCMs, other than Small Island Developing States and Indonesia*, shall keep the number of purse seine vessels flying their flag larger than 24m with freezing capacity operating between 20oN and 20oS (hereinafter “LSPSVs”) to the applicable level under CMM 2013-01.
43. The concerned CCMs shall ensure that any new LSPSV constructed or purchased to replace a previous vessel or vessels, shall have a carrying capacity or well volume no larger than the vessel(s) being replaced, or shall not increase the catch or effort in the Convention Area from the level of the vessels being replaced. In such case, the authorization to fish in the Convention Area of the replaced vessel shall be immediately revoked by the flag CCM.
*footnote 4: This paragraph shall not create a precedent with respect to application of exemptions to non-SIDS CCMs.
Quantitative limits for tuna and billfish
Capacity management for certain tropical tuna fleets
Category / CMR Section
Quantitative Limits: CCM-level and Collective (Included in CMR)