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  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind), and Falck Safety Services recently signed a two year contract for the provision of safety training.  For many years, Van Oord has invested in an intensive trainee program for its employees. To this end, Falck will now provide Van […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord and Atlas Professionals yesterday, October 15th, signed a three year frame agreement for the supply of marine and offshore personnel. 33 years ago, Atlas supplied the first candidate to Van Oord, starting the long-standing relationship between these two companies. Van Oord recently issued a tender for the supply of crew in two segments, […]

  • 13 February 2014

    With the signing of a new three-year framework service agreement, Wärtsilä and Van Oord, the Netherlands based contractor for dredging and offshore projects, have entered into an exclusive partnership for all field service and parts supply. The agreement covers preventive and corrective engine maintenance on Van Oord’s fleet of dredging and other vessels. The contract […]

  • 28 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 22-28, 2016).   Damen Repairs Van Oord’s Two Split Hopper Barges Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen recently completed a broad scope of maintenance and repair works on the Van Oord-owned Split Hopper Barges Jan Blanken and Jan Leeghwater.   MTCC New […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord recently released a video about the land reclamation project for Mexico’s new oil refinery in Dos Bocas, Tabasco. In just ten months time, Van Oord successfully completed this mega project, creating 600 hectares of new land. This was possible thanks to the company’s cutter suction dredger Athena and trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    At the 1st of April 2013 Van Oord’s Cutter suction dredger Artemis sailed at the Oude Maas, South Holland, the Netherlands. She was heading to Moerdijk. This video was shot near Barendrecht. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 2, 2013

  • 6 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    To protect the Netherlands against high water, Van Oord’s crane vessels are restoring the foreshore at 10 locations in the Western Scheldt Estuary. According to the company’s latest announcement, erosion has affected the foreshore in various places and therefore no longer meets the safety standards. “In this combined project we are also giving the flora […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has been awarded a contract for dredging and maintenance work for the western access channel to the Port of Surabaya in Indonesia. The client is Indonesian port company PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Persero). The contract is worth over EUR 50 million. Project […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    State-owned port operator Pelindo III has contracted Van Oord to carry out dredging works in the Port of Benoa, Bali. Access to this port needs to be improved to accommodate the increasing number of tourists. Execution of the work will start soon and is expected to be completed within the year. The Indonesian island of […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Van Oord’s Debris Removal Platform, developed in-house, has won the 2018 IADC Safety Award. By changing the existing technique of manually removing debris to an automated system, the risk of personal injury is reduced. During dredging, debris can fill the trailing draghead of a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). When the suction pipe is […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Over the past few years, Van Oord has developed a new technique for dredging at great water depths. This Deep Excavation System (DES), patented by Van Oord, is an innovative method to prepare a sea bottom profile for installing offshore pipelines. Uneven sea beds are traditionally prepared for laying offshore pipelines by installing large volumes […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Acting on behalf of the Dutch Nature Preservation Society, Rijkswaterstaat has awarded Van Oord the contract for dredging an extra channel to the south of Marker Wadden. According to Van Oord, the dredging of the channel will create more space for the underwater capture of silt. The project will contribute to restoring the environmental and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME: Sabetta Port Project (VIDEO) Arkhangelsk Branch of Rosmorport resumed the Sabetta Port dredging work in early August, as soon as the summer navigation period commenced.   Van Oord Completes Koper Dredging The Netherlands-based company Van Oord has completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    PT Pengerukan Indonesia (the dredging subsidiary of IPC) and PT Van Oord Indonesia have a long track record of successfully executing projects together. The two parties have signed a MOU which aims to explore further cooperation and partnering on dredging projects in Indonesia, especially at the ports under management of IPC. The MOU was signed […]

  • 16 December 2010
    Vessels

    Marine contractor Van Oord has commissioned the construction of a second self-propelled cutter suction dredger to IHC Merwede. This new vessel will be the sister to the Athena, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger that is currently under construction. Like the Athena, the new cutter suction dredger will be built at the IHC shipyard in Kinderdijk, […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s powerful cutter suction dredger Athena was built by IHC Dredgers for dredging in hard soil. The strong vibrations on this type of dredger are notorious for their negative effects on the working and living conditions on board. Van Oord’s global dredging experience, IHC’s drive to build innovative dredgers and Loggers’ know-how of shock, […]

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

    For the first time, Van Oord named a vessel at its Rotterdam head office jetty. The vessel is a water injection dredging vessel that is almost 19 m long and more than 5 m wide. Van Oord employee Ms Jacqueline Determann named the vessel Borr. Water injection dredging is a proven technique for small-scale dredging […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van Oord’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Vox Amalia, has been successfully launched at the LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain. This vessel is the first of two new midsize hopper dredgers being built for the Dutch company. According to Gerard Alkema, Project Manager Plant Design & Construction at Van Oord, the two vessels are […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 has just arrived in Maldives, ready to undertake some massive dredging and land reclamation tasks. The scope of the HAM’s work will include dredging, reclamation and civil works in the Thinadhoo, Feydhoo and Himmafushi areas. The Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure said that the completion of […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      On 30 November 2011, Van Oord performed the naming ceremony for its new Damen Multi Cat 3213 ‘Oceanus’. The Oceanus is the biggest Multi Cat ever built by Damen Shipyards and the first of its type. A sister vessel ‘Cronus’ is to be delivered April 2012, one month before the contractual delivery date. The […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Workers of the Spanish shipbuilder LaNaval in Bilbao, Spain, held recently a keel-laying ceremony for the first of two trailing suction hopper dredgers under construction for Van Oord. Ms Carmen de la Barrera, Van Oord’s Quality Control inspector at the LaNaval yard, performed the ceremony. Underneath the first section, two euro coins were fixed: one with the […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Oord N.V. was held on 15 April 2020, during which the 2019 Annual Report was presented and a change of the supervisory membership was approved. After almost 12 years as a member of the Van Oord Supervisory Board, Mr Koos van Oord has formally stepped down. He will […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Meraas Development LLC has again contracted Van Oord to build an island in the emirate of Dubai. Jumana Island will lie 500 metres off the coast and will be used for urban development. A bridge will connect the island to the coast. The contract is worth approximately EUR 100 million. Work on the project has […]

  • 4 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 29 – September 4, 2016).    NMDC to Dredge Khalifa Port Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone, has announced a major expansion plan for the Khalifa Port.   […]