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  • 27 June 2011

      The new Marine Facade passenger terminal on Vasilyevsky Island in St. Petersburg is up and running. Russia has opened a new European portal with the completion of this new passenger terminal for cruise ships and ferries. Van Oord performed all the dredging work for the access canal and harbour basin. In 2005, the Russian […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed an innovative scheme to provide improved protection from flooding to households, infrastructure, agricultural land and an area of outstanding natural beauty within the Severn Estuary. The scheme at Stolford features the deployment of block revetments, as developed in the Netherlands, instead of […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    iPS renewed its preferred supplier agreement today for both Maritime and Offshore segments of Van Oord for another three years. This confirms the high level of quality and customer service that has been supplied for the past 28 years to Van Oord, taken into account market developments, diversion and growth. Nick Spies, iPS Division Director Offshore, […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Several numbers of big sized dredge valves have been successfully handed over to Van Oord, a leading contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. The dredge valves with inner diameter of 1100 and 1600 mm are going to control the flow of water and sand in the suction and discharge pipes from the trailing […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A delegation of senior managers from the Environment Agency last week enjoyed an ‘informative’ site visit to a flood alleviation scheme being delivered by Team Van Oord. The EA party, which included the Agency’s new Chief Executive, Sir James Bevan, visited the site, near Pease Pottage on Tuesday, 7 June. The flood prevention works being carried […]

  • 29 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    On 20 August 2010, flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes was launched at the CIMC Raffles yard in Yantai, China. A naming ceremony will be held at a later date. Final building operations will be conducted at the same yard. The ship is scheduled for completion in 2011 after which it will be operational on the offshore […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Curaçao Ports Authority N.V. (CPA) renewed its agreement with Van Oord Marine Ingenuity (Van Oord) on Friday, 24 April, 2015. The renewed agreement is a modernized version of the previous one, which reflects the responsible manner in which CPA is managing commercial developments within the Ports of Curaçao. Van Oord has operated a regional […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released their latest article named ‘ReefGuard: A Scientific Approach to Active Reef Rehabilitation’. ReefGuard, a mobile coral breeding facility provides a highly controlled environment to aid in integrating the breeding and outplanting of corals. This article gives a detailed look into how proven small-scale coral breeding techniques […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bell Dredging Pumps, a Dutch-based manufacturer of dredging equipment, has just sold a Bell 200 dredging pump to Van Oord. The dredging pump, showcased during the recent INTERMAT exhibition in Paris, was tested two weeks ago with a Caterpillar 336E. The pump has maximum mixture capacity of 800 m³/h, pump speed of approx. 1200 rpm with suction bore and […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Just a few weeks ago, Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord, have started the execution of a Sand Motor in Bacton. The official project name is ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’. A UK-first multi-partner project, the scheme will see approximately 1.8 million cubic meters of sand […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Little more than two weeks are left before the start of the II International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow. The event, supported by IADC and Association of see commercial ports of Russia, will be organized by the “PortNews” Media-Group and held in Moscow, Russia on February 19th 2015. Some of the topics to be covered at […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works on a flood defense scheme in the Staffordshire town of Rugeley are progressing well and on schedule to be complete before the end on 2017, Team Van Oord reports. The scheme, being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, will help reduce flood risk to more than 114 residential […]

  • 8 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 2-January 8 2017).   Ship Launching Ceremonies of 2016 In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Van Oord has been awarded a significant dredging contract in Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory, Australia. This contract forms part of the Ichthys LNG Project, a joint venture between INPEX (operator) and TOTAL. INPEX is Van Oord’s client. The value of the contract amounts to EUR 567 million. Execution of the project starts in August 2012 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Boskalis and Van Oord Confirm New Suez Canal Gig Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord have officially confirmed that a consortium consisting of Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has won a major contract from the […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Maryport’s harbor dredging contract. Pauline Gorley, chief executive of the Maryport Harbor and Marina Authority, said that Van Oord will be on site from February 4 for four to six weeks to dredge the Elizabeth and Senhouse docks. John McAvoy, fishing co-operative chairman, said that in recent times […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Yorkshire Water has signed a marine framework contract worth up to £100 million over the next five years. The four framework partners include ABCO Marine, Farrans Construction, Van Oord and Ward & Burke. “Between 2010 and 2015 we spent £110 million to help create some of the cleanest beaches and bathing waters in Europe. By […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An interesting article appeared in the latest issue of the Van Oord magazine about Monaco’s land reclamation project. With a growing number of people looking to call Monaco their home, this second smallest country in the world has decided to expand its territory by reclaiming land from the Mediterranean Sea. Land reclamation is not new […]

  • 27 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Singapore oil terminal ATB has presented Inai Kiara-Van Oord JV with an award for their commitment and contribution in achieving 1 million safe man hours without long term injuries. This result was achieved at the construction of a hydrocarbon storage and distribution project at Tanjung Bin in Malaysia. The project involves dredging, shore protection […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has been awarded two contracts by international contractor Subsea 7 for the construction of a landfall and the execution of subsea rock installation works in Egypt. The projects are part of the West Nile Delta project, which comprises the development of a series of gas fields, located 65 km off the northern coast of […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Over the next few months, multiple civil and marine works are scheduled to take place at the Coral Harbour, announced today the Royal Bahamas Defense Force. These works will hinder vessels passing through the Coral Harbour waterways, particularly in the area of the Royal Bahamas Defense Force Base. The key subcontractor to the Royal Bahamas Defense Force […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A further hat trick of awards presented recently to the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme brings the total number of accolades bestowed upon the scheme to 16 in the past 18 months. The latest wins for the £28 million Medmerry scheme, which was carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, came […]

  • 16 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Nabs EUR 500 M Land Reclamation Contract (Kuwait) Van Oord has been awarded a land reclamation project in Kuwait. The client is the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 500 million.   IHC Merwede Launches Dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 (VIDEO) IHC Merwede has successfully […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction program supporting the expansion of Aberdeen Harbor into Nigg Bay has passed a significant milestone with the beginning of dredging operations. The construction project, which commenced in May this year with the development of a north breakwater access road, and the start of work on the north breakwater itself, has progressed well, and […]