New Elia taking shape at Urk quayside
Elia Z-24 is being fitted out in Urk for Stéphane Vedelaar and Nina Degryse. Image: Piet Brouwer Electrotechnology

New Elia taking shape at Urk quayside

When Stéphane Vedelaar and Nina Degryse ordered a new trawler to replace their existing shrimper Zeevonk BOU-24, they went to TCD in Urk – and to TCD’s neighbour Piet Brouwer…

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Dutch POs split from Visned
PO Urk is the only remaining member of VisNed as of 1st January 2022

Dutch POs split from Visned

From January next year PO Urk will be the only remaining member of Dutch industry federation Visned as four other producer organisations terminate their memberships. VisNed has operated as an…

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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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