Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA)

Parties to the PSMA

The Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing was approved by the FAO Conference at its Thirty-sixth Session (Rome, 18-23 November 2009) under paragraph 1 of Article XIV of the FAO Constitution, through Resolution No 12/2009 dated 22 November 2009.

The Agreement entered into force on 5 June 2016.

These are the current Parties to the Agreement:


1. Albania 26. Iceland 51. Sao Tome and Principe
2. Australia 27. Indonesia 52. Senegal
3. Bahamas 28. Japan 53. Seychelles
4. Bangladesh 29. Kenya 54. Sierra Leone
5. Barbados 30. Liberia 55. Somalia
6. Cabo Verde 31. Libya 56. South Africa
7. Cambodia 32. Madagascar 57. Sri Lanka
8. Canada 33. Maldives 58. Sudan
9. Chile 34. Mauritania 59. Thailand
10. Costa Rica 35. Mauritius 60. Togo
11. Cuba 36. Montenegro 61. Tonga
12. Côte d'Ivoire 37. Mozambique 62. Trinidad and Tobago
13. Denmark (in respect of Greenland and the Faroe Islands - Associate Member) 38. Myanmar 63. Turkey
14. Djibouti 39. Namibia 64. United Kingdom
15. Dominica 40. New Zealand 65. United States of America
16. Ecuador 41. Nicaragua 66. Uruguay
17. European Union – Member Organization 42. Norway 67. Vanuatu
18. Fiji 43. Oman 68. Viet Nam
19. France 44. Palau  
20. Gabon 45. Panama  
21. Gambia 46. Peru  
22. Ghana 47. Philippines  
23. Grenada 48. Republic of Korea  
24. Guinea 49. Saint Kitts and Nevis  
25. Guyana 50. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  

Updated information relative to the Status of individual Parties is available here.