Press Release: SPTC to Supply Tuna under Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Standards

South Pacific Tuna Corporation announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with PNAO/Pacifical, the marketing arm of the eight Pacific Island Nations known as the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA), to supply tuna that meets Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standards.

MSC standards are considered the most stringent of the current managed sustainability programs. This action underscores South Pacific Tuna Corporation’s commitment to maintaining the highest sustainability standards while harvesting tuna from PNA island waters. The company oversees management and operations of 14 U.S. Flag tuna vessels owned by “The Global Fleets,” Ocean Global Fisheries LLC, Sea Global Fisheries LLC and Pacific Global LLC.

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Media inquiries may be directed to Margie Newman of Intesa Communications Group: margie (at) intesacom (dot) com.