Russian Pollock Association was established in 2006 for mutual decisions development and efficiency evaluation of the fishing businesses.
Nowadays the Association includes 35 biggest Russian fishing companies. Associated companies control about 65% of all Russian Alaska pollock catches and about 1/3 of world total Alaska pollock catches
Members of the Association have long-term business relations with the leading fish processors around the world: in China, Republic of Korea, Japan, USA, Germany and France.
The fleet of our member-companies consists of modern fishing vessels which are able to produce high quality products satisfying the world market standards. More than 70% of Alaska pollock fillets and 62% of frozen roe of total Russian output are produced on the vessels operated by companies which have entered into the Association.
Russian Pollock Association interacts with federal public authorities for the convenience of fishing companies and fishing industry of Russia.
Alaska pollock fishery certification of Marine Stewardship Council is also critical activity of the Association. Full assessment of the Alaska pollock fisheries (Western Bering Sea and Sea of Okhotsk) is conducting by independent body – Moody Marine Ltd. Moreover Russian Pollock Association has a favorable cooperation with Russian Pollock Fishery Improvement Partnership and Sustainable Fisheries Partnership.