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  • 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 […]

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

    Van Oord has ordered two trailing suction hopper dredgers with a hopper volume of approximately 17,000 m3. Spanish shipbuilder Construcciones Navales del Norte S.L. (LaNaval) will build the ships at its yard in Bilbao. Both vessels will be delivered in 2017. The dredgers will have a hopper capacity of approximately 17,000 m3, a length of 158 meters and a […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has recently completed the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress with a project to replace a weir on the River Medway at Tonbridge in Kent. Bewley’s Weir fulfills many important functions including regulating the flow of the Medway to help manage flood risks, and ensuring a fresh drinking water supply for […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The removal of an underwater dam at the entrance to the Botlek (by port number 4030) has been completed successfully. The nautical guaranteed depth (NGD) was -5.60 meters NAP (New Amsterdam Water Level) and will now be -14.50 meters NAP. In total, the building consortium Boskalis/Van Oord dredged over 500,000 m3 from the mouth of […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine Systems, a leading marine technology expert, is playing a significant role in a program of electrical repairs and modifications to the Nordnes, a modern flexible fallpipe vessel. The vessel is owned by Van Oord, a leading contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects. Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    On the day the Government confirmed a £2.3bn investment in flood defense schemes across the country, a Government minister and local MP visited a £20m project on the south coast being delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. The six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program announced by the Government on 2 […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A flood defense scheme carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency has scooped its 13th award in the past 12 months. The latest accolade for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme in West Sussex came in the CIPR Pride Awards for the south of England, which were presented on 21 November. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord recently wrapped up the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part of Basin I. In addition, a new stacking area of 6.480 m² […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord’s flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes has set a world record. During a period of four weeks, Stornes placed rock in water depths of up to 1,277 meters. The Subsea Rock installation works were executed in relation to the development of the Aasta Hansteen gas field and Polarled pipeline in the Norwegian Sea. Van Oord […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from Team Van Oord and the Environment Agency visited the House of Commons in Westminster earlier this week to collect a Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice. The Green Apple Award was presented to the Environment Agency and Team Van Oord for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme which has received a host […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Young professionals and potential trainees have appointed Van Oord’s traineeship as ‘Traineeship of the Year’ in the technology category. This title is the result of a large National Traineeship survey, that consisted of a quantitative and a qualitative study and assessment by the target audience. Over the course of a year, the Van Oord traineeship offers […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £30m flood defense project in Exeter, being delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council, has joined a national campaign to raise awareness of the contribution civil engineering makes to society. This is Civil Engineering is a campaign developed by the Institution of Civil […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Insurance company Prudential has been named as the cornerstone investor in Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay project. According to the deal, Prudential plans to invest up to $160 million in the first renewable energy scheme of its type in the world.  The deal forms part of Prudential’s commitment to invest alongside five other major UK insurance […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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 Suez Canal Authorities for the next phase of the New Suez Canal dredging works. Prime Minister Dr. […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, Team Van Oord and Jacobs enjoyed unparalleled success at the 2014 British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards ceremony in London on 8 October. The partners received two awards, including the top award of the night, The Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award, which is sponsored by The Cabinet Office. The other win was […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Dredge Yard has successfully delivered to Van Oord several heavy duty dredge ball joints for the use on discharge pipe of 1000 mm diameter. These dredge ball joints will be used in the Gulf region, which is experiencing exponential growth in infrastructure projects and marine structures. Dredge Yard, with its ability to provide solutions for […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) today slammed the anti-union intentions of an Australian royal commission into trade unions. ITF affiliate the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) appeared on Monday at the Conservative government’s royal commission into trade union governance and corruption. Paddy Crumlin, MUA national secretary and president of the ITF, confirmed that while […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ULSTEIN has been awarded the design and equipment contract for Van Oord’s new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’. Working in close cooperation with Van Oord, this is the first fully integrated design where ULSTEIN is responsible for the development and integration of both the mission equipment and vessel design. The vessel will be constructed […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Group Luka Koper, one of the fastest growing ports in the Adriatic Sea, and Dutch-based company Van Oord have completed the first phase of the Port Koper deepening project. The increased water depth of 14 m at the port’s Container Terminal will allow the berthing of bigger vessels with larger loads, creating new possibilities […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands-based company Van Oord has completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container Terminal to 14 m. During the dredging, Van Oord removed approx. 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ETTU, a specialist in productivity-enhancing solutions SharePoint and Office 365, has implemented a new intranet for Van Oord, an international contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. The new intranet implemented is based on Office 365 (SharePoint Online) and Microsoft Azure. Of the 4,500 employees, approximately 2,500 of them are on ships and locations […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016. Subsea rock installation is a proven technique for the protection and stabilisation of offshore structures and pipelines, and is one of Van Oord’s main activities […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 5, 6 and 7 September 2014 Van Oord will be present with a stand and ship at the 37th World Port Days in Rotterdam. This year the trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 317 will be moored alongside the Parkkade. HAM 317 has a length of nearly 100 meters and is accessible to the public […]