To facilitate data and information reporting of CPCs, the Secretariat has developed template reports concerning reporting requirements that form part of the Resolutions adopted by the Commission.
Reporting Guidelines are published by the IOTC at the beginning of every calendar year, and are updated within the year as new conservation and management measures adopted within the year come into force.
IOTC Agreement Article X: Report of Implementation
"Each CPCs shall submit an annual statement of the actions taken with respect to IOTC conservation and management measures since the previous meeting."
"Each CPCs shall submit electronically to the IOTC Executive Secretary the list of its AFVs that are authorised to operate in the IOTC area of competence."
"Each CPCs with vessels fishing for tunas and swordfish in the IOTC Area of Competence, shall submit to the Secretary by 15 February every year a list of their respective vessels that were active in the Area during the previous year and that are larger than 24 metres in length overall, or in case of vessels less than 24m, those operating in waters outside the economic exclusive zone of the flag State."
"Each CPC shall submit, electronically where possible, to the IOTC Executive Secretary the list of the carrier vessels that are authorised to receive at-sea transhipments from its LSTLVs in the IOTC area of competence and any changes to the list of carrier vessels that are authorised to receive at-sea transhipments from your LSTLV’s in the IOTC Area."
"CPCs shall transmit every year to the Secretary a list of the vessels presumed to have been carrying out IUU fishing activities in the IOTC Area of competence during the current and previous year, accompanied by evidence supporting the presumption of IUU fishing activity."
"All CPCs which issue authorisations to fish to their flag vessels to fish for species managed by the IOTC shall submit to the IOTC Executive Secretary, by 15 February of 2016, an updated template of the official authorisation to fish outside National Jurisdictions with information concerning these ATF (paragraphs a, b, c, d)."
"Each CPCs shall submit the template of the official coastal State fishing License and translated version in one of the official Languages of the IOTC, with information concerning these licenses (paragraphs a, b, c, d, e)."
"Each CPCs shall submit a list of all foreign flag vessels to which such licenses have been issued during the previous year."
"For Government to Government access agreement each CPCs shall submit copy of the access agreement and information concerning these agreements (paragraphs a, b, c, d, e, f, g)."
"Each CPCs shall submit designated ports, competent authority and period of notice"
"Port State CPCs shall, within three full working days of the completion of an inspection, transmit by electronic means a copy of the inspection report and, upon request, an original or a certified copy thereof, to the IOTC Secretariat."
"Each CPC shall submit electronically to the IOTC Executive Secretary by 1 July of each year, the list of foreign fishing vessels which have landed in their ports tuna and tuna-like species caught in the IOTC area in the preceding year. This information shall detail the catch composition by weight and species landed."
"CPCs which export bigeye tuna shall examine export data upon receiving the import data from the Secretary, and report the results to the Commission annually."
"Each Contracting Party shall provide to the IOTC Executive Secretary sample forms of its statistical document and re-export certificate required with bigeye tuna imports and information on validation in the format specified in Annex IV, and inform him/her of any change in a timely fashion."
"The Contracting Parties which import bigeye tuna shall report the data collected by the Programme to the IOTC Executive Secretary each year by April 1 for the period of July 1 – December 31 of the preceding year and October 1 for the period of January 1 – June 30 of the current year, which shall be circulated to all the Contracting Parties by the IOTC Executive Secretary."
"Each CPC shall provide to the IOTC Secretariat, by 30 June each year, a report on the progress and implementation of its VMS programme."
"Each CPC shall submit, electronically where possible, to the IOTC Executive Secretary the list of the carrier vessels that are authorised to receive at-sea transhipments from its LSTLVs in the IOTC area of competence."
"Each CPCs shall submit the quantities of species transhipped during the previous year,
Each CPCs shall submit the list of LSTV’s registered in the IOTC Record of which have transhipped during the previous year"
"Each CPCs shall submit a comprehensive report assessing the content and conclusions of the reports from the observers assigned to the carrier vessels which have received transhipments from your LSTLV’s."
Resolution 14/06 On establishing a programme for transhipment by large-scale fishing vessels (Annex 1 - In-port transhipment by LSTV)
"Each flag CPC of the LSTV shall include in its annual report each year to IOTC the details on the transhipments by its vessels."
"CPCs having vessels fishing on Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) shall submit, to the Commission, Management Plans for the use of FADs by their purse seiners vessels."
"For CPCs that import tuna and tuna-like fish products, or in whose ports those products are landed or transhipped, submit report on a range of information (e.g. information on vessels / owners, product data (species, weight), point of export) annually."