About VCU

Visserij Coöperatie Urk (Urk Fisheries Cooperative, VCU) has been a leading name in the maritime world for over eighty years. As a professional maritime specialist, we distinguish ourselves by offering a full-service concept of both goods and services. ´Mooring´ at the VCU is enough to provide your maritime business with all necessary products in one visit. In addition, we also cater to private customers.

As a cooperative, we work innovatively, allowing our members, partners and clients to make use of our fast service, expertise and reliability.
This cooperative possesses three modern premises on Urk. The head office, as well as VC Store BV and VCU Safety Centre BV are located along the Vliestroom (street). VCU TCD BV is located along the Keteldiep (street).

VCU TCD BV is specialised in providing technical services and performing repairs, revisions, (large-scale) rebuilding, dismantling and construction of a variety of vessels. Furthermore, the TCD is specialized in the fabrication of winches and related hydraulic systems named "Osey Urk Winches". VCU’s modern vehicle fleet consists of service buses and crane trucks. These are employed to quickly perform repairs or deliveries on-site. Our working range includes The Netherlands, France, Belgium and Denmark.