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  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has reached agreement on the acquisition of the activities of Ballast Nedam Offshore. The acquisition consists of the assets of Ballast Nedam Offshore, the dedicated EPCI staff (Engineering, Procurement, Contracting and Installation), heavy lift installation vessel Svanen and the Westermeerwind project (144 MW). The activities will be […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    On 16 November, a naming ceremony was held at Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, for the second of Van Oord’s Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSD) 650, the Mangystau. Damen received the first order for a CSD650, the Ural River, from Van Oord at the end of 2014. With delivery scheduled six weeks from ordering, […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Van Oord’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia was spotted while sailing through the Bosphorus strait last week. The youngest trailing suction hopper dredger in Van Oord’s fleet is heading for its first job in Turkey. After the works on the project in Den Helder, the Netherlands, this will be the ship’s second assignment […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the appointment of Mr. Peter de Ridder as the new President of the Board. The IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry, dedicated to promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its members, as well as the economic, social and […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty  of the Netherlands has conferred the right to use the designation Koninklijk (‘Royal’) on Van Oord. Jaap Smit, King’s Commissioner in the Province of Zuid-Holland, presented the certificate to Van Oord’s CEO Pieter van Oord during an international symposium at the Laurenskerk in Rotterdam, where 450 guests had gathered to mark the company’s […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Van Oord has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of the Dutch company of Van Haaften-Van Oord in Werkendam. This acquisition will strengthen Van Oord’s position on the Dutch market for dredging, coastal and shore protection work. An acquisition of the independent company of Van Haaften-Van Oord is in line with the Van […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Pon Power, the Dutch Caterpillar® dealer, and Bolier, the MaK dealer for the Benelux, have recently signed a three year contract with Van Oord, the world’s leading dredging, hydraulics and offshore projects contractor. Together the two Pon companies will be responsible for the full maintenance and repair work on all Cat and MaK engines in […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Environment, Equipment

    This week, Van Oord commissioned the first heavy-duty fully electric hydraulic excavator in the Netherlands. In doing so, Van Oord is contributing to the electrification of the construction site and reducing CO2 and nitrogen oxide emissions during the project execution. “We are proud to have added this unique Tesla among excavators to Van Oord’s earthmoving […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Werkendam, Van Oord’s new crane vessel, has been successfully launched in the Waalhaven in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The vessels will contribute to the further modernization of Van Oord’s fleet and therefore mark the start of a new generation of dredging vessels, the company said in its release. Jaap de Jong, Staff Director of the […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As part of its 150th anniversary celebrations, Van Oord recently organized an activity aimed at Generation Z. During a two-day event aboard former cruise ship the SS Rotterdam, some 150 young people in the age group 15 – 23 shared their vision on the future world. “What does the world look like in 2038 and which themes are […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s new flexible fallpipe vessel, the Stornes, was christened on 24 September. The event, which was attended by hundreds of guests and Van Oord employees, took place at the Wilhelmina dock in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The christening ceremony was performed by Mrs J. van Vonno, wife of former Supervisory Director W. van Vonno. The […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. Dredging is Van Oord’s biggest and most important market. “It is our signature talent, one that we have perfected continuously since our business was founded. We use our dredging solutions to reclaim land from the sea, protect coastal zones, and […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover in 2011 was EUR 1,715 million (2010 EUR 1,578 million) and was evenly attributable to activities performed by Van Oord’s divisions and areas. The net profit for 2011 amounted to EUR 118 million (2010: EUR 165 million, including an extraordinary tax gain of EUR 40 million). CEO Pieter van Oord: ‘Given the […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marlink has been selected to provide high-end VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) services for the fleet of the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord. The contract is expected to include 30 vessels being supported by Marlink’s customized VSAT services by the end of 2015. Marlink’s VSAT services have provided voice and data connectivity services […]

  • 20 December 2010

    MerweOord B.V. (Gorinchem), the investment company of the Van Oord family, and NPM Capital N.V. (Amsterdam), both shareholder in Van Oord nv, have informed Van Oord to have reached an agreement on the transfer of the 27,5% share in Van Oord nv held by NPM Capital to MerweOord B.V. The MerweOord interest in Van Oord […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered a new cutter suction dredger from Royal IHC. The vessel, a modular IHC Beaver® 65 DDSP built at the yard in Sliedrecht, will be delivered on 1 April 2016. This cutter suction dredger will be named Biesbosch. After delivery, the vessel will be deployed at the ‘Zeetoegang IJmuiden’ project, which is part […]

  • 28 June 2011

    On 27 June last, at the age of 88, Mr Jan van Oord passed away. In 1948 Mr Jan van Oord was one of the founders of the company Jac.G. van Oord and Sons, predecessor of Van Oord nv. He was managing director of the company until 1984 and from 1984 until 1994 he was […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) today signed a contract with Van Oord for the manufacture and delivery of a QTrencher 1600. Scheduled for delivery in Q1 2018, the high power trenching machine will be supplied with an SMD designed umbilical winch, along with jetting and mechanical cutting tools to tackle a wide range of seabed […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered a new cutter suction dredger and a crew vessel from Damen Shipyards Group in the Netherlands. The dredger, named Ural River, is a customized Damen CSD 650 with additional safety and environmental features according to specific Van Oord requirements. In April 2015, the vessel will be operational as part of Van Oord’s dredging […]

  • 4 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    During the OTC Conference & Exhibition in Houston from 3-6 May 2010, Van Oord Offshore will open its new representative office in the U.S.A.. The office is located in Houston, Texas, the oil and gas capital of the Western Hemisphere and home of many major oil and gas companies, engineering firms and other important players […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the 36th time Rotterdam opens the doors to Europe’s largest port during the annual World Port Days with a wide range of impressive vessels to visit and spectacular stunts on the water. On 6, 7 and 8 September 2013 Van Oord is present with a stand and one of the state-of-the art vessels, Artemis, […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     The latest addition to the Van Oord fleet was introduced on Monday, May 21, at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam, the Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation said in their latest release.  Subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel Bravenes was christened by Ms Yvon van Oord-Barbier, the wife of CEO Pieter van […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has named a new cutter suction dredger at the yard of Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The vessel, which was given the name Mangystau, is the second modified Damen CSD 650 cutter suction dredger in the Van Oord fleet. The naming ceremony was performed by Ms J.P.T.M. Verwijs, wife of the […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard from Singapore. In […]

  • 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 […]