Borealis products are produced from wild fish species and other aquatic biological resources caught by our fishing vessels in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Fishing is carried out within the Russian fishing jurisdiction as well as in the areas of international agreements of the Russian Federation in the field of fisheries and the preservation of aquatic biological resources including areas under the jurisdiction of foreign states and high seas areas where fisheries are regulated by regional international management organizations.
Fishing in the North-East Atlantic (NEA) is carried out in the exclusive economic zones of coastal governments and areas under the regulation of the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) established in 1980 to regulate fisheries in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean beyond the exclusive economic zones of coastal governments. Russia, as well as Norway, Iceland, the European Union and Denmark are the participants of the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation on Fisheries in the North-East Atlantic and have the right to fish in areas regulated by NEAFC. Fishing in the areas of national jurisdiction of Russia and Norway as well as in the Spitsbergen archipelago is carried out in accordance with the national legislation of these coastal governments and international fisheries agreements. Catching of CBA cod and haddock as well as capelin in the Barents Sea, Greenland halibut and redfish in the Barents and Norwegian Seas is regulated by the Mixed Russian-Norwegian Fisheries Commission.
Fishing is carried out in the Bering and Okhotsk Seas within the exclusive economic zone of Russia. Regulation of fishing is carried out in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. The main commercial species of aquatic bioresources are pollock, herring, cod, Pacific halibut, Greenland halibut and Commander squid. Fishing season: the major part of species is fished throughout the year. The fishing of pollock in the Sea of Okhotsk is allowed from the 1st October to the 9th of April and in the Bering Sea from the 15th of February till the 15th of May.