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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Bakker Sliedrecht – specialized in the design, production, installation and maintenance of complex electrical installations – will be taking care of an electrical conversion project on board Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Terranova. The company recently received order for the engineering and integration of all electrical installations on board the vessel. This includes installation of a new 6 […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of UK specialist marine civil contractor J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd. This acquisition will strengthen Van Oord’s leading position on the UK flood defence and coastal construction market. J.T. Mackley & Co. […]

  • 5 January 2012

      Shareholder Koninklijke BAM Groep nv (BAM) and a consortium, consisting of three Dutch investment companies (Janivo, Breedinvest, Rinkelberg) and one Belgian investment company (Cobepa), have announced that they have reached agreement on the transfer of Van Oord shares. BAM is transferring its 21.5% share in Van Oord nv to the consortium. BAM has been […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Hycom BV, part of the HYDAC-group, has signed an international service agreement with Van Oord. The outline agreement contains a worldwide concentrated system in which partnership is central. The two parties agreed to cooperate exclusively over the next 3 years on maintenance and repairs of all hydraulics on board Van Oord’s 24 ships. The deal gives […]

  • 2 November 2010

    OVG Projectontwikkeling and Van Oord today started building work on a new head office of around 14,000 m2 for Van Oord in Rotterdam. The office for dredger and marine contractor Van Oord is on the banks of the River Maas. This time Van Oord did not do any dredging, but rather CEO Pieter van Oord […]

  • 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 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    With a two-day event on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbour in Werkendam, Van Oord will launch its first LNG-powered vessel: the Werkendam. Because of Van Oord’s 150th anniversary, this event is taking place in Werkendam, the cradle of the company. On Friday 13 April, school children from the surrounding area are being given […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pieter van Oord has been named ‘Port Man of the Year 2017’ (Havenman van het Jaar 2017), Van Oord said in their latest announcement.  This title has been awarded since 1981 and is given for outstanding contributions towards the development of the Port of Rotterdam. During the annual ceremony on 8 January, the award was […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes has recently been in Damen Shiprepair & Conversion Rotterdam for a scope of work which allows the vessel to operate at greater water depths in future. Stornes is a 175m long, 26.24m wide, DP2 vessel, used for subsea rock installation to protect piping. Since her delivery to Van Oord […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s 150th anniversary event took place last weekend, Saturday April 14th, on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbor in Werkendam, the cradle of the company. At the event, the company named their first LNG-powered newbuild: the crane vessel Werkendam. The ship was named by Pia van Oord, wife of Govert van Oord – the grandson of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2014

    ABB has signed a three-year international maintenance contract with Van Oord, a leading worldwide contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). For Van Oord, this means best-in-class service at all times and in every location, lower failure rates and fewer repairs – which are also carried out more quickly and […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The christening ceremony of the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger vessel Vox Amalia is set to take place today in Rotterdam, the company said in its latest announcement.  The new vessel contributes to the further modernization of Van Oord’s fleet and therefore marks the start of a new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers. […]

  • 21 June 2012

    His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange today officially opened Van Oord’s new head office in the presence of hundreds of guests and Van Oord employees. The Prince unveiled the name of the building: “De Nieuwe Maas” (The New River Meuse). Sustainable, maritime character The new head office at Schaardijk in Rotterdam is owned by […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is marking its 150th anniversary today during an international symposium featuring top diplomat Christiana Figueres as guest speaker. In addition to climate change, the energy transition and other themes, the symposium will celebrate the history of Dutch marine engineering with the presentation of the book Breaking New Ground. Throughout 2018, Van Oord has […]

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

    Wagenborg Nedlift BV, a specialist in the area of horizontal, vertical, and special transports, is currently transporting Van Oord’s new cutter suction dredger ‘Ural River’ from Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to Bautino, Kazakhstan. The dredger consists of 14 loose items, mainly pontoons, ranging in weight from 15 till 128 tonnes (the heaviest part is the main pontoon […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord performed the naming ceremony for its new multicat Cronus. A sister vessel Oceanus was delivered November 2011. The multicats were ordered by Van Oord in November 2010 with Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld (The Netherlands). Their main purpose will be assisting the Athena and Artemis, Van Oord’s new, self-propelled cutter suction dredgers. Therefore Van Oord […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the contract for constructing land at the port in Surabaya, Indonesia. An industrial estate will be built on the new land. The client is a public-private partnership that includes the port authority. The contract value is EUR 20 million. The contract was signed on board the trailing hopper suction dredger […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Van Oord Innovation Challenge has come to a close, and out of more than one hundred submissions, Portuguese start-up Abyssal has claimed the prize. Abyssal specializes in the visualization and remote control of subsea operations using sensor data to deliver real-time 3D virtual overviews of the entire subsea environment. They will be granted an exclusive, one-year […]

  • 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, […]

  • 3 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord was recently awarded the dredging works for the Cape Lambert Port B Project by Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd. The project comprises the construction of a new port facility adjacent to the existing Cape Lambert Port facility in Western Australia. This will involve the construction of a new train unloading infrastructure, stockyard, ship loading […]

  • 14 February 2011
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s largest self-propelled cutter suction dredger Athena was named and launched at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Kinderdijk on 12 February last. The Athena is the largest ever cutter suction dredger built in the Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. What is more, the Athena is one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the presence of guests and employees, Ms Lydia van de Kerk, the wife of CFO Arjan van de Kerk, named Van Oord’s latest cutter suction dredger Biesbosch on 7 April 2016. The ceremony was held on the jetty at Van Oord’s Rotterdam office. The cutter suction dredger Biesbosch was built by Royal IHC at […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Van Oord has been awarded the dredging contract for the Iraq crude oil export expansion project off the coast of Iraq in the Arabian Gulf. The client is the South Oil Company of Iraq. Van Oord will be working for main contractor Leighton based in Australia. The contract value for Van Oord amounts to some […]