New shipbuilder enters the market
Werft Shipbuilding aims to offer shipbuilding services to customers around the North Sea. Image: Werft Shipbuilding

New shipbuilder enters the market

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With concept behind it of sourcing expertise from the maritime community around it, Urk-based Werft Shipbuilding is both new to the market yet has decades of relevant experience at its…

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Stella Polaris – as good as new
Stella Polaris UK-22 has been completely refitted

Stella Polaris – as good as new

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Seine netter Stella Polaris UK-22 has been through a big refit before, when owner Pauw Romkes acquired the former Marliona D-59 back in 2005. Fifteen years on the decision was…

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Urk skipper’s new design twin-rigger
Anna UK-24 has been built at Hoekman Shipbuilding to a Herman Jansen design. Image: Hoekman Shipbuilding

Urk skipper’s new design twin-rigger

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Built for Urk skipper Albert Romkes, Anna UK-24 bears a strong resemblance to the latest generation of twin riggers fishing in the North Sea, but is in fact a new…

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Holland Fisheries Event goes online
Urk’s mayor Cees van den Bos, interviewed by Klaas-Jelle Koffeman, chairman of Holland Fisheries Event. Image: Visserijnieuws

Holland Fisheries Event goes online

Looking for new possibilities following the cancellation of this year's exhibition, Holland Fisheries Event is presenting an online exhibition journal. This year’s exhibition at Urk had to be called off…

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Holland Fisheries Event forced to cancel this year’s event
This year’s Holland Fisheries Event has been cancelled due to the uncertainty around Covid-19

Holland Fisheries Event forced to cancel this year’s event

Current negative COVID-19 developments and government measures both in the Netherlands and other countries have convinced the board of Stichting Visserijdagen Urk, the organiser of Holland Fisheries Event, to cancel…

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Holland Fisheries Event going ahead
The Holland Fisheries Event is taking place 2nd-3rd October this year – with Covid-19 precautions in place. Image: HFE

Holland Fisheries Event going ahead

Holland Fisheries Event, the biennial Dutch Fisheries and Maritime Exhibition, is going ahead 2nd-3rd October, even though it had looked for a while that it could end up being postponed…

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Holland Fisheries Event is going ahead
The eleventh Holland Fisheries Event will be going ahead in Urk in October. Image: HFE

Holland Fisheries Event is going ahead

It’s not an easy time to be planning an exhibition, but the organisers of the Holland Fisheries Event, the biennial fisheries exhibition that takes place in Urk, are pushing ahead…

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Strong interest in this year’s Holland Fisheries Event
This year’s Holland Fisheries Event takes place in Urk 2nd-3rd October

Strong interest in this year’s Holland Fisheries Event

The eleventh Holland Fisheries Event is scheduled to take place in Urk in the 2nd-3rd October, and the organisers expect to go ahead with the event, subject to national policy.…

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Nodosa delivers Good Hope
Good Hope has been delivered Nodosa to the Urk-based Osprey Fish Group. Image: Nodosa

Nodosa delivers Good Hope

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Twin-rigger/fly-shooter Good Hope LH-357 has been delivered to the Urk-based Osprey Fish Group, the fifth and final delivery in this series of new vessels that began with Henk Senior LH-356…

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Flynth confirmed as sponsor for 2020 Holland Fisheries Event
Klaas-Jelle Koffeman, Paula van der Woude, Auke Hoefnagel and Rene Offenberg were present to sign the Holland Fisheries Event sponsorship agreement for 2020. Image: Holland Fisheries Event

Flynth confirmed as sponsor for 2020 Holland Fisheries Event

The 2020 Holland Fisheries Event will go ahead in Urk, sponsored again by financial specialist Flynth. Klaas-Jelle Koffeman, chairman of Stichting Visserijdagen Urk, the organisation behind the Holland Fisheries Event,…

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