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Sürsan seabass and seabream farm in Turkey.

Lloyd’s Register Nets First Audits for New ASC Aquaculture Standard

  (UNITED KINGDOM, 4/16/2019)

The fisheries and aquaculture assurance specialist Lloyd’s Register (LR) has audited the first farms in the world for the new Seabass, Seabream and Meagre Standard to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) program.

Since the standard launched on 18 March, LR has already audited six farms including two SÜRSAN SU ÜRÜNLERİ farms in Turkey, with a further seven in the pipeline, and has also received significant interest from many other fish farmers looking to verify their farms.

Turkey has seen a rise in seabream and seabass certification.

“Turkey in particular has seen a rise in seabream and seabass certification in recent years, with many businesses seeking to provide enhanced assurance despite tough global market conditions,” comments Paul Macintyre, Aquaculture Director at LR.

“The species have been blighted by negative connotations in the past, particularly around perceived impacts on the environment, biodiversity, water quality and the benthos. Being certified by this standard means producers can prove that their farms have met the criteria demanded by ASC which in turn means retailers and consumers can have confidence in the product.”

As the pioneer of the first accredited aquaculture standard, LR has 30 years’ experience in the industry, providing fishery and aquaculture certification and assurance to customers in over 40 countries.

LR is currently the largest global provid er of MSC Sustainable Fishing Assessments, assessing over 100 species of fish.

Sürsan has a total annual production of 9300 tons clustered in 9 sites.

Paul previously worked for an international aquaculture production company and as well as leading the aquaculture team at LR, participates on a number of Standard Owner technical committees. He continues: “We’re seeing significant growth across the aquaculture, fishing and seafood supply chain industries as more businesses adapt to the demands of retailers. We audit against the full range of standards as do many other CBs, but it’s the technical competence of our auditors and assessors working across the world who make us different. They’re experts in aquaculture, chain of custody and supplier audits for retailers and manufacturers, and have a deep-rooted understanding of the challenges faced by fish farmers as they navigate the increasing demand for aquaculture products, and pressure from customers to maintain “approved supplier” status.

About Lloyd’s Register

Lloyd’s Register started out in 1760 as a marine classification society. Today, it is one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology – improving safety and increasing the performance of critical infrastructures for clients in over 75 countries worldwide.

Source: Lloyd's Register

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