Charterer means, for the purpose of economic data collection program, a person, other than the owner of the vessel, who: entered in to any agreement or commitment by which the possession or services of the vessel are secured for a period of time for the purposes of commercially harvesting or processing fish. A long-term or exclusive contract for the sale of all or a portion of the vessel's catch or processed products is not considered a charter.


50 CFR § 660.111

Scoping language

These definitions are specific to the limited entry trawl fisheries covered in this subpart. General groundfish definitions are found at 660.11.

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