NOAA Announces SIMP-Compliant Importers List
NOAA Fisheries has established a SIMP-Compliant Importers List (SIL), a component to the U.S. Seafood Import Monitoring Program, also known as SIMP.
SIL was established to recognize U.S. importers who have a "demonstrated history of excellent audit compliance with the SIMP requirements." These qualified importers will be eligible to have their frequency of audits reduced based on their compliance record. In order to be eligible, International Fisheries Trade Permit holders must have a valid IFTP; three consecutive completed SIMP audits with no findings of noncompliance in the preceding 365 days...
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