Starting on 01-01-2015, ATUNSA does not permit aboard its vessels the practice of deploying FADs that are of Highest Entanglement Risk as defined in the 2013 ISSF Guide for Non-entangling FADS. In  order to achieve this, construction of new FADs to be deployed by the Company’s vessels adheres to the following:



This policy is posted on the Company website  and visibly onboard every tuna fishing vessel in the ATUNSA fleet in all languages commonly spoken onboard.


This policy was adopted on 01-JANUARY 2015.