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Profile of registrant

Pelagic Freezer-trawler Association

Identification number in the register: 78847784895-41
Registration date: 04/01/11 17:16:12

The information on this organisation was last modified on 10/12/14 16:59:46
The date of the last annual update was 06/01/14 11:00:15

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Pelagic Freezer-trawler Association
Acronym: PFA
Legal status: vereniging
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Gerard van Balsfoort
Position: voorzitter

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Gerard van Balsfoort
Position: president

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 80 Louis Braillelaan 
Zoetermeer 2719EK
Telephone number: (+316) 51411431
Fax number: (+31) 
Other contact information: email:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: uitoefening van duurzame pelagische visserij door vriestrawlers

sustainable pelagic fisheries by freezer-trawlers
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Gerard van Balsfoort 08/04/14 05/04/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

regulation on deep-sea fisheries
reform of the Common Fishery Policy (CFP)
reform of the Common Market Organization on fish products (CMO)
Fisheries Partnership Agreement with Mauritania
Fisheries Partnership Agreement with Morocco

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Europêche (European association of national fisheries organizations)
EAPO (European Association of Fish Producer Organizations

member of the Pelagic Advisory Council

member of the Long Distance Advisory Council

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Gerard van Balsfoort