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Urker trade mission to Pacific North West

A fine selection of Urker companies will leave for the United States in September to explore the market around the Pacific North West. Making new contacts, meeting potential business partners and expanding the international network are the main objectives. Members…

Ocean company wins Flevopenning TOP enterprise 2024

Ocean Company has won the Flevopenning TOPonderneming 2024, it was revealed at the well-attended Flevopenningen gala in Zeewolde. The coveted award was presented by Chris Jansen, deputy for economic affairs, to Willem Brouwer, Hendrik Kramer and Albert van Slooten, the…

New salmon boat for Visscher Seafood farm

Nauplius Workboats built a new salmon boat in a short time for Inverlussa Marine Service in Scotland. Gerrit Knol, director of the shipyard, reports that the “Arthur Douglas” is the fourth vessel Nauplius has built for Inverlussa. The launching took…

Urk municipality visits Sea Fresh

Last month, aldermen Willem Foppen, Freek Brouwer and Nathanaël Middelkoop, along with manager Theo Stroo, visited Sea Fresh B.V. The company visit took place as part of the company’s 25th anniversary. Sea Fresh B.V. recently handed over management to the…

Ocean Company is BKU company of the year

URK – At last night’s BKU meeting, Ocean Company was named Enterprise of the Year, selected from more than 250 member businesses in Urk. The founders, Albert and Willem, founded Ocean Company eight years ago with a focus on sustainability…

Kramers’ Seafood renewed BRC certificate with A+ rating

Kramers’ Seafood stands for quality. They see this not only as a priority, but also as a promise to their customers. The company understands the importance of providing top quality seafood and therefore follows internationally recognized production standards. As such,…

Visscher Seafood gives insight into Salmon farm

Norwegian Seafood AS, based in Kristiansand and part of Urk Seafood participant Visscher Seafood is a major player in the export of high-quality salmon and focuses on sustainable aquaculture. In a recent video, Stein Martinsen, Managing Director of Norwegian Seafood…

Visscher Seafood Group expands in Asia

Visscher Seafood Group announces the establishment of a new sales office in Asia to further develop the growing market for its salmon products there. Rutger, recently appointed Director of Business Development, will lead the growth of VAP (Value-Added Products) sales…

Urk Seafood wants to make a move!

Academy and branding on agenda for coming years Urk Seafood, the Urk Fish Wholesalers Association’s label for education and branding, was scrutinized last Thursday by some 15 companies in the Urk seafood industry. The VVU wants to move forward with…

International working lunch with opportunities for Urk

The international ambitions of the Urk economy are increasingly taking shape. Last Friday, a nice delegation of Netherlands Business Support Offices (trade offices of the Dutch government abroad) paid an introductory visit to Urk. Councilman Nathanaël Middelkoop and program manager…