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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Environment, Vessels

    Following the biofuel pilot last year, Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 316 has again successfully executed two projects, while running on biofuel. This time the vessel was deployed in the United Kingdom. First on the Lincolnshire Beach Management works, which we executed for the Environment Agency. Van Oord client, Peel Ports also endorsed […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover for 2012 amounted to EUR 1.676 million (2011: EUR 1,715 million), and net profits for 2012 were EUR 98 million (2011: EUR 118 million). Its order portfolio is well filled, rising to EUR 1.9 billion at the end of 2012. ‘Our net results are in line with our expectations’, says CEO Pieter […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Off the west coast of Norway, Van Oord has successfully stabilized the wreck of a World War II submarine. The Norwegian Coastal Administration awarded the contract to Van Oord at the end of 2015. The wreck, containing toxic mercury, was located at the top of a steep slope in the seabed. This slope was stabilized […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released a photo from the naming ceremony of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) BIESBOSCH. Built at the yard in Sliedrecht, the dredger was delivered on 1 April and named a week later during a ceremony at Van Oord’s Rotterdam office. The vessel is the biggest of the standard range of CSDs built by IHC […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord, an international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has just released this beautiful photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Dravo Costa Dorada at work in the West African country of Liberia. “At this moment the Dravo Costa Dorada is carrying out emergency maintenance dredging operations in the Port of […]

  • 4 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    Rotterdam Kicks Off Yukonhaven Dredging The Port of Rotterdam Authority has started dredging the Yukonhaven on Maasvlakte 2. The dredging work will prepare the port for Gate terminal’s new LNG breakbulk infrastructure.   Van Oord’s Dredger Arrives in Damietta Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA, which […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The consortium consisting of Van Oord and Urbinveste – Promoção e Projectos Imobiliários, S.A. – has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of the Marginal da Corimba project in Luanda, Angola. The contract has been signed with the Angolan government and contains a financing agreement arranged by ING Bank NV and a […]

  • 31 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has been awarded the contract to perform maintenance dredging in the port of Beira, Mozambique. The customer is CFM (Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique). The contract value amounts to some EUR 37 million. The work has begun in April 2010 and will take approximately eighteen months to complete. A portion of […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the contract for Dubai Harbor marine works, a prestigious mega project in Dubai. Execution of this capital project will take place from September 2017 to May 2019, Dutch dredging contractor said in its announcement. “Our responsibilities will include dredging the 12-kilometer navigation channel, reclaiming land and executing vibro compaction,” said […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    A steel cutting ceremony for the Hull No. H413 – a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) to be built for Van Oord – took place last week at Keppel Singmarine. This is the third 10.500m3 TSHD in the series which is being classed by Bureau Veritas. The TSHD is similar to the two vessels that […]

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

    Alphatron Marine today announced the signing of a 3-year global maintenance agreement with Van Oord. The contract is for the maintenance and support of all navigation and communication equipment on board Van Oord’s fleet of more than 80 vessels. Van Oord – specializing in dredging, offshore oil & gas and offshore wind industries – operates internationally […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 2016 Leonardo da Vinci prize has been awarded to Van Oord. Mr A. Aboutaleb, the Mayor of Rotterdam, presented the prestigious international prize for family businesses to CEO Pieter van Oord. Since 2011, Les Hénokiens, an international association of family businesses older than two hundred years, in collaboration with Château du Clos Lucé in […]

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

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has deployed its trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Asia to the New Suez Canal Project. The Volvox Asia will accompany three stationary cutter suction dredgers and a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger, already working on the project. Another cutter suction dredger will be […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging and land reclamation operations at Thinadhoo are now wrapped up, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area on June 1. This scheme resulted in 55 hectares of new land and 1852 meters of breakwater. Before […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A. has been awarded a number of long-term beach maintenance contracts. These projects will contribute to both coastal defenses as well the development of tourism. This year’s beach replenishments in Barcelona and La Pineda near Tarragona have already been completed. Activities on the beach of Playa de Castillo on the […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SINOPACIFIC Zhejiang Shipyard has begun construction of E169 rock installation vessel, the first of its kind in the world, which is being built for Van Oord of the Netherlands. The E169 Rock Installation Vessel uses a 3-level Dynamic Positioning System (DP3), the highest dynamic positioning system defined by IMO (International Maritime Organization). Furthermore, this vessel not […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently deployed its first dredging vessels to the New Suez Canal project. At the moment, they have three vessels in operation, two stationary cutter suction dredgers and the large self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis. This fleet will gradually be expanded with additional two dredging […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, one of the world’s leading contractors for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy sectors, is considering the possibility of dredging the Russian rivers. The company’s branch manager for Russia, Anko Bos said today at the II International Forum of Dredging Companies that Van Oord is looking into operating at Russian rivers. According to him, the Company possesses technologies […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock. The scope of works include replacement of sliding piece, replacement of overflow cylinder, some accommodation floor repairs and replacement of trunnion gantry bearings. This is not first dredge project for the yard. Since the beginning […]

  • 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, […]