TESO (Texels Eigen Stoomboot Onderneming) has been operating the ferry service between Den Helder and Texel since 1907. Most of the 3,100 shareholders are Texel residents. TESO’s objective has not changed since the company was founded: to provide a quality, affordable ferry service between Texel and the mainland. Any profits made are invested primarily in safety, quality and continuity, always focusing on the traveller’s interests.