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  • 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 […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based company specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has ordered the construction of a new crane vessel. This vessel, which will be named Werkendam, will be Van Oord’s first LNG-powered vessel. It will generally be deployed to Netherlands-based projects executed by subsidiary Paans Van Oord. The Werkendam is being […]

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

    The year 2014 was exceptional in many ways, Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, announced today. From a financial perspective, Van Oord achieved a record turnover of EUR 2.104 billion (2013: EUR 1.641 billion). It is the first time in the company’s history that its turnover has exceeded EUR […]

  • 19 December 2010

    SIS is pleased to announce that the company has recently signed an agreement with Van Oord, a leading Dutch dredging and marine contractor. The contract, which covers Van Oord’s fleet of more than 90 vessels, represents one of the largest contracts ever awarded in the marine software industry. Under the terms of the contract, SIS […]

  • 23 December 2010
    Vessels

    At IHC’s shipyard in Heusden the keel was laid of Van Oord’s second self-propelled cutter suction dredger. Ms G. Lievense – de Vries performed the keel-laying ceremony in honour of her husband project manager Kees Lievense who passed away earlier this year. This new vessel will be the sister to the Athena, the self-propelled cutter […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, working as part of Team Van Oord, has successfully completed the Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management (Sandscaping) Scheme and the project was officially handed over to client North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) during the festive ceremony today. Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Scheme is the UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme. The […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hollands Noorderkwartier Regional Water Board (HHNK) has awarded the dike reinforcement project Den Oever in the north of the Netherlands to Van Oord. The work is set to begin in 2017 and will continue until 2019, Van Ord said in the announcement. The project, part of the Dutch Flood Protection Program, will encompass the design and the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Geopotes 15 yesterday started beach replenishment project along the coast of Texel, the Netherlands. RWS, the Dutch public works agency, contracted Van Oord in spring 2018 to maintain the coasts of the Wadden Islands Texel, Ameland and Vlieland. Beach replenishment will stabilize the basic coastline and guarantee safety along […]

  • 12 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    The van Oord Family Association, in charge of the charity activities of the family, and the IMD MBA program announced today the creation of the van Oord Scholarship. According to Jan Kornelis van Oord, Chairman of the Charity Committee of the Family Association, the objective is to provide partial IMD MBA tuition fees for a […]

  • 4 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      The announced transfer of shares from NPM Capital N.V. to MerweOord B.V., the investment company of the Van Oord family, took place on 30 March 2011. The MerweOord interest in Van Oord is now 78.5%. The interest of BAM remains 21.5%. This new ownership of shares continues to guarantee the stability of Van Oord. […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord and Pon Cat recently signed the agreement to purchase the first fully electric excavator in the Netherlands. By means of this investment and the deployment of this unique equipment on its infrastructure projects from May of this year, Van Oord is taking a new step towards reducing its CO2 emissions. The 20-tonne excavator […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based company specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has just announced that in 2016 their revenue decreased to an amount of EUR 1.71 billion (2015 EUR 2.58 billion) and net profits went down to EUR 90 million (2015: EUR 169 million). In dredging, revenue was EUR 1,189 million in […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has been awarded two pipe lay projects for its new shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray. The total value of these contracts is approximately USD 80 million amount to more than EUR 60 million. In Ulsan, Korea, Van Oord has been awarded the new SPM (Single Point Mooring) construction project for the S-Oil […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, and Van Oord have been awarded a major contract for the modernization of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland. The contract, co-financed by the European Union, has a value of approximately EUR 313 million and covers the deepening and widening of the fairway along a section of approximately 62 km, […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The partnership between Van Oord and the start-up acceleration platform PortXL has reached new heights this year. During the final event on 22 June, Van Oord announced its collaboration with as many as five very promising start-ups. According to the company, the young entrepreneurs of Parable, a start-up specializing in safety training using virtual reality, […]

  • 23 March 2011

      On 4 March 2011, Essar Bulk Terminal in Hazira, India, part of the globally operating Essar Group, awarded Van Oord a prize for best performance as regards safe working conditions in 2010. The prize is part of the annual National Safety Day Celebration. Van Oord is currently executing the deepening of the access channel […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel yesterday appointed Van Oord to deliver the new waterfront of Deira Islands.  Deira was constructed by Van Oord between 2005 and 2008. Deira Islands will become a new 15.3 km2 waterfront city in Dubai. Part of the new scope is building a 23.5 km coastline and breakwaters. The two-year contract covers […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands last Friday (Dec 14) christened Van Oord’s latest addition to the fleet, the 18,000 cubic meters trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia. The vessel was moored along Wilhelminakade next to the Cruise Terminal in Rotterdam for this special event. During the ceremony, Queen Máxima toured the Vox Amalia and met its […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has won a contract to keep the approach channel to the Port of Kandla, India, up to depth for the next three years. The approach channel is a crucial gateway to the port, which is one of the major ports in western India, said Van Oord. The contract was awarded by the Client […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has completed the expansion of the Port of Kaohsiung eight months ahead of schedule, reported the company on its website. The client, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), awarded the contract in 2015. In less than two years, trailing suction hopper dredgers Vox Máxima, Volvox Terranova, and Rotterdam created 250 hectares of new land for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA, which has recently participated in the digging of the new Suez Canal, has arrived at Damietta Port to initiate the dredging of the access channel. Admiral Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Port of Damietta Authority, confirmed the news saying that this is the port’s first deepening project since its inauguration […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

     Over the last 150 years marine engineering has become dramatically more efficient and effective. Royal Van Oord, a Dutch maritime contracting company, has released a video about the 8 biggest trends for 2038. According to the company, sustainability, innovation, and collaboration are key to facing global challenges successfully. That is why Van Oord started […]