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  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wilson Sons Estaleiros, one of Brazil’s largest providers of integrated logistics and supply chain solutions, began April with the dry-docking of the hydraulic backhoe dredger Simson – owned by Dutch company Van Oord.  The dry-docking includes structural repairs and improvements in the box-cooler, according to an official Wilson Sons’s announcement. The operation took place in […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River coordinated last Friday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis and Omaha Districts to provide for the safe transit of the vessel Tate Oglesby and its tow through St. Louis Harbor’s high water closure zone and the previously-closed Locks 27. The vessel Tate Oglesby is towing the […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The world’s first LNG-powered crane vessel – Werkendam – started work on its first project this week. The vessel is carrying out maintenance work in the Port of Rotterdam. The Werkendam was built by the Dutch shipyard Neptune in Hardinxveld-Giessendam for the client Van Oord. The vessel, first Van Oord ship to run entirely on […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Captain Tarek Shahin, the Egyptian Damietta Port Authority (DPA) chairman, hosted a meeting today with a delegation from the Dutch marine services provider Van Oord, Wadi El Nile For Contracting & Real Estate Investments and The Egyptian Ports Development Group (EPDG). During the meeting, the parties discussed how far these three companies can work on […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord today released their 2018 business results, saying that they recorded EUR 1.88 billion in revenue (2017: EUR 1.53 billion) with a net profit of EUR 92 million (2017: EUR 78 million). The increase in revenue was mainly driven by offshore wind activities, which realized EUR 706 million of revenue (2017: EUR 403 million). […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Royal IHC has won a contract for the design and delivery of the complete dredge installations for two new LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) from Van Oord. The two dredge installations are going to be delivered for the two 10,500m³ TSHDs that Van Oord is currently building in Singapore. Dave Vander Heyde, Chief Executive […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A consortium including Van Oord and BAM International has completed the construction of the APM Terminals Moin in Costa Rica. The terminal, with a total investment of $1 billion, was built on a 40-hectare artificial island and covers around 80 hectares with a depth of 16m. The access channel is 18m deep. Commenting the latest […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has ordered the construction of two water injection dredgers (WID) at Kooiman Marine Group. “The new vessels will be multifunctional and will include systems that ensure optimal deployment. The first vessel will be commissioned in late 2020,” said Van Oord. This new generation of vessels is versatile and has water injection dredging, mass […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, working as part of Team Van Oord, has signed the contract for the Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management (Sandscaping) Scheme. The project is awarded by North Norfolk District Council and execution will start in April this year. The significant project milestones include the decommissioning of existing outfalls and building of a new outfall […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    With work nearly complete, Team Van Oord said in its latest release that they are entering the final phase of the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Her Majesty Queen Máxima performed the christening ceremony for Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia in Rotterdam this afternoon in presence of 1,400 employees and guests. The vessel was moored along Wilhelminakade next to the Cruise Terminal in Rotterdam for this special event. Her Majesty Queen Máxima toured the Vox Amalia and met […]