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  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord and its partner Boskalis have reinforced the 25-kilometre-long Dutch Houtribdijk with a new rock layer and enormous sand packages. The dike, which connects the cities of Enkhuizen and Lelystad, was handed over to client Rijkswaterstaat yesterday. “We have created a new beach near Lelystad especially for windsurfers and kitesurfers and we have developed […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    A steel cutting ceremony for the Hull No. H413 – a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) to be built for Van Oord – took place last week at Keppel Singmarine. This is the third 10.500m3 TSHD in the series which is being classed by Bureau Veritas. The TSHD is similar to the two vessels that […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Van Oord has developed a Green loan framework as part of its financing strategy. The first Green Loans under the agreement were signed by Rabobank and BNP Paribas last week. The Green Loans are linked to Van Oord’s sustainability program S.E.A. and are intended for the financing of the three new LNG trailing suction hopper […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    An interesting video was released yesterday by Van Oord about the company’s role in the A16 motorway construction project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The first milestone for the project has been achieved with 1 million cubic metres of being brought and offloaded to the site. In total, about 4 million cubic metres will be needed […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord and Pon Cat recently signed the agreement to purchase the first fully electric excavator in the Netherlands. By means of this investment and the deployment of this unique equipment on its infrastructure projects from May of this year, Van Oord is taking a new step towards reducing its CO2 emissions. The 20-tonne excavator […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Oord N.V. was held on 15 April 2020, during which the 2019 Annual Report was presented and a change of the supervisory membership was approved. After almost 12 years as a member of the Van Oord Supervisory Board, Mr Koos van Oord has formally stepped down. He will […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After 1½ years working in close corporation with Van Oord on the product, Royal IHC yesterday delivered the suction pipe with submerged dredge pump for Van Oord’s newest 10,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Ariane. The two onboard dredge pumps and three jet water pumps belonging to the dredging system, were already delivered and have […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has announced its full-year results for 2019, saying that the last year was a challenging year for them. As reported, the company experienced tough times in its main dredging market, combined with growth and opportunities in other markets such as the Netherlands. In 2019, Van Oord recorded EUR 1.64 billion in revenue, 12% […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Marine Components has won an order for three sets of steering and rudder systems for three dual-fueled trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) currently being built at Keppel Offshore & Marine’s shipyard in Singapore for Van Oord. The vessels will be 138-meters in length and have a hopper capacity of 10,500 m³. They will represent […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    PT Pengerukan Indonesia (the dredging subsidiary of IPC) and PT Van Oord Indonesia have a long track record of successfully executing projects together. The two parties have signed a MOU which aims to explore further cooperation and partnering on dredging projects in Indonesia, especially at the ports under management of IPC. The MOU was signed […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Scheldestromen Water Board and the Van Oord – KWS consortium today signed the contract for the Hansweert dyke reinforcement project in Zeeland, the Netherlands. The consortium, together with the Scheldestromen Water Board and Witteveen + Bos engineering and consultancy firm, will form the construction team that will prepare and carry out the dyke reinforcement. […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    TenneT, with the help of Van Oord, is building the Hollandse Kust (South) offshore grid to the north of the Maasvlakte, to connect new wind farms. The cables have to be buried more than 5 meters in the seabed for the first ten kilometers of the offshore cable route, as to be able to cross […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord has selected Marlink’s high throughput VSAT for connectivity in Indian territorial waters, through an agreement with India’s licensed Inflight Maritime Connectivity (IFMC) service partner, Nelco Ltd. The contract for Marlink’s SeaLink VSAT service was signed after the successful conclusion of a trial in October 2019 onboard the trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Asia. […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The subsea technology company Seatools has completed the delivery of a CT umbilical winch – on behalf of its client Van Oord. The winch will power Van Oord’s new subsea trencher “Deep Dig It,” which will be deployed during cable installation operations at an offshore wind farm later this year. “The plug-and-play umbilical winch stands […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract to reinforce the coast at the Romanian seaside resort of Eforie. Existing coastal defenses will be redeveloped to make way for more nature-friendly alternatives. Van Oord has been contracted by Administratia Bazinala de Apa Dobrogea-Litoral (ABA-DL) to design and build new groynes and beaches. The pier and some […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    In order to optimize commercial operations and reduce wait times for vessels arriving at the Port of Caldera, Sociedad Portuaria Caldera (SPC) – a SAAM Puertos Company – and the Costa Rican Institute of Pacific Ports (INCOP) recently kicked off a $2.5 million dredging program. Commenting the latest news, Ricardo Ospina, CEO of SPC, said: […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Board of Van Oord has announced that as of 1 January 2020, Paul Verheul will take over the position of Hans van der Ven and has been appointed as Executive Director of MerweOord B.V., the Van Oord family holding company. According to Van Oord, it’s the intention that Paul will also be nominated […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Royal IHC has been awarded another contract by Van Oord to design and supply the dredge installation for its new 10,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). The suction pipe installation with underwater pump, two dredge pumps and three jet water pumps will be installed on the new TSHD and built in Singapore. Earlier this year, […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     Van Oord, in cooperation with Shell, is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with 2008. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord is deepening and widening the access channel and turning basin of a large ore export facility in Nouadhibou, Mauritania. Two trailing suction hopper dredgers, one of which is owned by Van Oord, will be deployed for the dredging work. According to the company, Von Oord’s flagship HAM 318 is busy working in the […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with 2008. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to reduce the […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord and film companies EMS and Veldkijker have signed a sponsorship contract for a new nature film, Wild Port of Europe – The New Wilderness 2.0. The film will be screened in 2021 and is a dramatized nature documentary about the Rotterdam port area. The film’s locations include the Port of Rotterdam, the Nieuwe […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wartsila announced today that they will supply a unique and patent-pending LNG fuel storage and supply system for two new trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). The dredgers are being built by Keppel Offshore & Marine for the Dutch marine contractor Van Oord. According to their official announcement, the Wartsila system comprises two 640m³ single-shell polyurethane […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, an international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, will use the option of ordering a third trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) at Keppel FELS Limited. The vessel is similar to the two vessels that Van Oord ordered in May 2018. Each one has a hopper capacity of approximately 10,500 cubic […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch dredging specialist Van Oord, in consortium with TechnipFMC, has won a contract by Anadarko Moçambique Área 1, Lda, for their Area 1 Mozambique Golfinho/Atum development. The contract will cover the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of the subsea systems. According to the agreement, Van Oord will execute the shallow offshore installation scope while […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    ABB has won a contract to deliver its integrated vessel systems to two dredgers built by the Singaporean yard Keppel Offshore & Marine for the Dutch dredging and marine contractor Van Oord. This landmark order – ABB’s largest dredging vessel project for a European end customer – covers integrated electrical power, automation, control and navigation […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mexican President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, gave the go-ahead yesterday for the land reclamation works associated with the new PEMEX (Petróleos Mexicanos) refinery in Dos Bocas, Tabasco, Van Oord said in its latest release.  Under the project, Van Oord will reclaim 12 million cubic meters of sand to create 600 hectares of new land […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, an international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, presented a white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives today. Prior to the launch, Van Oord introduced its sustainability program S.E.A. A platform of Sustainable Earth Actions, to advocate successful solutions for facing global challenges. In the white paper, the focus is on […]