UR Seafood is a well-established Icelandic seafood company that manages the freezer trawler Gudmundur i Nesi RE 13.
UR Seafood has consistently placed the emphasis on all fishing vessels in operation being, first and foremost, reliable and sound.
The company continuously strives to meet the contemporary requirements for efficiency in operations, quality raw material and exemplary equipment for fishing crew. Additionally, environmental issues and unique human resources are of prime importance to all the company’s operations.
The vision of the company is to honor the modern demand for profitable management. The company values of initiative, reliability and respect are reflected in UR Seafood’s responsible and sustainable utilization of the ocean’s resources. … Read More
A dynamic team of highly competent staff drives the steady flow of progress and improvements. With the focus on dependability, UR Seafood takes care to adhere to its own high standards and does so by maintaining a close and strong relationship with customers and staff. Respect for and knowledge of the ecosystem, fishery resources and environment are at the core of all the company’s operations.
The company’s wealth of knowledge and experience, strong management and talented staff in combination with fishing quotas and capital, ensure that UR Seafood is well-placed to achieve results and become one of the foremost companies in the Icelandic fishing industry
Sebastes marinus (norvegicus)
Deep Sea Redfish/
Thefish is caught from the chilly arctic waters, processed and immediately deep frozen at a temperature of below -18°C within 4.5 hours after getting reeled in. This ‘locks in’ the quality throughout the value chain until it reaches our customers around the world.
Quality & environment policy
UR Seafood produces both fresh and frozen seafood products for the domestic and international markets and is leading quality in all of the company’s markets.
Strict quality objectives and operational procedures based on the HACCP risk assessment are followed and respected by the company every step of the way. Strong internal control measures further ensure the safety and wholesomeness of the products. Iceland is dependent on the sustainability of its natural resources, the protection of which is a top priority for UR Seafood.
The company is very aware of the effect overfishing can have on both the environment and the economy and is committed to approach the ocean’s resources with the deepest respect, whether that pertains to keeping the company’s carbon footprint to its bare minimum or to maximizing the utilization as well as protection of the fishing stock.
GUÐMUNDUR Í NESI
RE – 13
Freezer Trawler, built in year 2000 in Norway, 66 m long and 14 m wide.
Captains: Stefán Sigurðsson and Heiðar Gunnarsson
RE – 27
Freezer Trawler, build in year 1988, 76 m long and 13,2 m wide.
Captains: Óli Grétar Skarphéðinsson and Jón Frímann Eiríksson