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  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working in partnership with Frog Environmental, Team Van Oord has successfully deployed ‘silt wattles’ to help control sediment on a flood alleviation scheme in West Sussex. “The innovative solution has been used at the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme which Team Van Oord is delivering on behalf of the Environment Agency,” TVO said in its […]

  • 1 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion – January 2015 The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity.   Van Oord, […]

  • 10 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 4 – 10, 2019).   New Milestone for Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project Dragados UK, principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, has marked another significant achievement with the installation of the first of the 22 enormous concrete units […]

  • 21 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Easydredge Sea Trials (VIDEO) The newly built Easydredge 2700, competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), has passed its sea trials with flying colors.   EXCLUSIVE: Jan De Nul Dredgers in Suez The New Suez Canal project is well on schedule, with the opening ceremony set to […]

  • 4 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    NMDC Bags Important Contract in Bahrain National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), the UAE-based firm, has won a multi-million reclamation contract as part of the projected East Sitra Town scheme.   The Bahamas: Dredger “Niccolo Machiavelli” Arrives in Bimini A mammoth seafloor dredger, dubbed ‘The Reef Destroyer’ by local environmentalists, has arrived in Bimini as developers […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 21-27).    Boskalis Dredger Freeway Busy in Portsmouth Boskalis’ 4,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Freeway has arrived at the HMNB Portsmouth and is dredging the channel ahead of the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers.   Alphatron and […]

  • 6 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 29 – December 6).   VIDEO: Honeymoon Beachfill Wrapped Up The City of Dunedin, Florida, has just announced that the $4.6 million beach renourishment work on Honeymoon Island is now completed.   Anchorage Park Scheme Opens The Eastern Solent […]

  • 29 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    News in Photos: New Suez Canal Dredging The New Suez Canal development program is moving ahead and is scheduled to be completed this August.   GEM Bags $65.6M Contract in Qatar Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Pronomar has announced an order from Van Oord, a leading international contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects with respect to oil, gas and wind. Van Oord asked Pronomar to supply and install their innovative Pronomar-MERUS rings on-board their Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Utrecht. Pronomar will install the following rings: • one 4” HCI […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, published its annual report 2013 today. “Our company had a better year in 2013 than in 2012. We closed the year with the slightly lower turnover of EUR 1,641 million (2012: EUR 1,676 million). At EUR 130 million, our net profit […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cardiff Marine Group Ltd., the company that recently purchased Aberystwyth Marina, has announced development plan for the newly acquired marina. The company is planning a number of phased investments that will upgrade the marina. According to Christopher Odling-Smee, Director of Cardiff Marine Group, “the company will be introducing a number of initiatives to Aberystwyth Marina such as a Refer […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The last year has been a fairly good one for the dredging industry in terms of new vessel orders, shipbuilding and new product developments.  In 2017, the industry placed orders for dozens of new dredgers keeping the shipbuilders very busy throughout the year. The year began with DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger, named […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Lithuanian ship repair company Western Shiprepair and the Dutch dredging company Van Oord continue their co-operation in ships´ repair and modernisation. This week SC Western Shipyard daughter company JSC Western Shiprepair is planning to finish upgrading work of the backhoe dredger Goliath and repair work on the split hopper barge Jan Leeghwater. In total, during […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    Order Placed for World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste.   Boskalis, Van Oord Sign Rio de Janeiro Dredging Contract Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports […]

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

    Van Oord Strengthens Its Position in UK 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.    UK: Person Missing after Yacht Collides with Dredger The coastguard is searching for […]

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

    Van Oord Takes Over Dravo S. A. (Spain) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A.   UK: Boskalis Begins Port of Felixstowe Dredging Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest […]

  • 8 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philippines: Pasay City to Pursue Reclamation Project Mayor Antonino Calixto is committed to find common ground with the City Council over the city’s 300 has. reclamation project.   Boskalis, Van Oord Reinforce Northern Stretch of Dutch Coastline The Hollands Noorderkwartier Regional Water Board and the Department of Public Works and Water Management intend to […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The next phase of the Luka Koper dredging program, which will deepen the port by an additional meter, is currently underway. The Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Dravo Costa Dorada arrived in Koper earlier this week, with the main goal to complete this task. About 66,000 m³ of sea sediments will be removed from the […]

  • 7 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Dutch organisations – Deltares, an expertise centre for delta technology located in Delft and Rotterdam-based dredging company Van Oord – have together come up with an innovative concept to combat the oil spill threatening the US’s southern coast. Their proposals consist of a set of radical measures that will do more to limit the […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    An interesting video was released yesterday by Van Oord about the company’s role in the A16 motorway construction project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The first milestone for the project has been achieved with 1 million cubic metres of being brought and offloaded to the site. In total, about 4 million cubic metres will be needed […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The land reclamation operations in Addu City Feydhoo are now completed, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. The Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation works in this area two weeks ago. Under the contract with the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, the HAM’s work will […]

  • 20 March 2011

      Van Oord has won the second price in the category most innovative company during the award of the annual ICT innovation prizes. The awards are an initiative of ICT Media and CIO Magazine, intended to stimulate innovative projects on the part of both suppliers and customers in the ICT industry. The price was awarded […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Land reclamation operations at Thinadhoo are now underway, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. After completion of its work in Addu City Feydhoo last week, the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area this morning. The Feydhoo scheme involved creation of 50 hectares of […]

  • 23 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 17–23, 2017).   Boskalis Bags EUR60 Million Norvik Deal Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Ports of Stockholm to construct the quay wall for the new Stockholm Norvik Port in Sweden.   Van Oord Wins Dubai Harbor Contract […]

  • 17 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 11-17, 2017).   Van Oord Completes Expansion of Taiwan’s Largest Port Van Oord has completed the expansion of the Port of Kaohsiung eight months ahead of schedule, reported the company on its website.   LNG Fuel Tank for TSHD Ecodelta on […]