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  • 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.   […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging work for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia, is moving ahead. The growth of Jakarta’s population by 800,000 people per year has resulted in ambitious plans for the further development of Jakarta Bay. Trailing suction hopper dredgers are now dredging the sand that will be […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £20 million scheme being delivered by Team Van Oord in East Sussex has been presented with the 2015 Environment Agency Exemplar Award. The Environment Agency Exemplar Award is presented annually to recognize outstanding health, safety and environmental performance in the delivery of its projects. A maximum of one award is made in any year […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ETTU, a specialist in productivity-enhancing solutions SharePoint and Office 365, has implemented a new intranet for Van Oord, an international contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. The new intranet implemented is based on Office 365 (SharePoint Online) and Microsoft Azure. Of the 4,500 employees, approximately 2,500 of them are on ships and locations […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, working as part of Team Van Oord, has signed the contract for the Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management (Sandscaping) Scheme. The project is awarded by North Norfolk District Council and execution will start in April this year. The significant project milestones include the decommissioning of existing outfalls and building of a new outfall […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract by the Brazilian Ministry of Transport, Ports and Civil Aviation for the capital and maintenance dredging of the port of Santos. According to Van Oord, the project that will be performed in the largest port of South America will be executed in a joint venture with Boskalis. The […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Vessels

    In the shipbuilding hall of the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg, a start has now been made on the construction of a German premiere: production  of the first sections and blocks of the offshore wind power jack-up vessel for the prestigious Dutch marine engineering company Van Oord has started. In the presence of Peter de Ridder, […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The Dutch company Van Oord International, leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won the $28.6 million contract to carry out beach profiling work on Dubai’s man-made Palm Jumeirah island. According to Zawya Dow Jones, this work will begin in the third week of September and should be completed in seven […]

  • 26 August 2011

    Van Oord, the international marine and dregding contractor based in Rotterdam in The Netherlands, says it is once again participating in Rotterdam’s largest maritime event: the World Port Days, which take place 2, 3 and 4 September 2011.  “This is a spectacular public event at which leading Rotterdam companies will be revealing all aspects of […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Romanian Ministry of Transport has awarded Van Oord the contract to extend the jetty in the Port of Constanta. The project will commence in May 2013, with completion planned for April 2015. Constanta is the largest Romanian port on the Black Sea. Van Oord will be extending the jetty by 1,100 metres in water […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Keppel Singmarine has secured contracts from Van Oord to build two high-specification trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). The two dredgers are expected to be completed in 4Q 2020 and 2Q 2021 respectively. “As part of the contracts, Van Oord has an option to order a third dredger to be exercised within one year,” Keppel said […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 6-12, 2017).   Neptune Builds Van Oord’s First LNG-Powered Vessel Van Oord, a Rotterdam based company specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has ordered the construction of a new crane vessel.   Royal IHC: Keel Laying Ceremony […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s crane vessel Werkendam has arrived at the IJsselmeer to start working on the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm project. The vessel will be involved in the construction of an artificial island off the Frisian coast, Windpark Fryslân reports. With a land area of 2ha and a submerged, shallow water area of 25ha, the […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    After a long career of nearly 40 years COO P.H.G. (Peter) de Ridder will be leaving Van Oord to retire on 1 January 2013. The Supervisory Board of Van Oord has, in consultation with the Executive Board, decided to strengthen the Executive Board with two Van Oord members. J.B.E.M. (Joep) Athmer (57) and C.A. (Niels) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Southwest of Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean lies the Maldives, a country spread over some 1,200 small, sandy islands, only 196 of which are inhabited. One third of the country’s 350,000 inhabitants live in the capital of Male. The city is getting congested and there is not enough space to house the families coming […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord has just shared this interesting photo of the company’s backhoe Simson and split hopper barge Pieter Caland working in the Bay of Guanabara, Brazil. The company has been active in Brazil for decades and has completed more than forty dredging and marine engineering projects along the Brazilian coast. One of these […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the sand supply contract for the reclamation of a polder island for the Kapuk Nagah Indah Project. The project enables housing development directly north off the coast of Jakarta, Indonesia. The client is private developer PT Kapuk Naga Indah. Contract value amounts to some EUR 100 million. The project is […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Work on Van Oord’s new CSD 650 custom suction dredger is nearly completed with final touches being made on the 60m dredger, the Ural River. Designed and delivered by Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, the vessel will leave the yard at the end of January and travel overland to the Caspian Sea, from where it will begin operations […]

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

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page this amazing photo of Van Oord’s cutter suction dredger Hector, working on the New Suez Canal dredging program. At the moment, 37 dredging vessels are involved in the project. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this capital […]

  • 17 February 2013
    Business & Finance

      Mexico: Dredging Giants Eye Guaymas Port Contract According to José Luis Castro, the Guaymas Port director, the first phase of the port expansion will be tendered in March.   VIDEO: Jan De Nul Group People and vessels. These are the driving forces behind Jan De Nul Group.   VIDEO: Van Oord “Athena” (The Netherlands) […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, and the Fehmarn Belt Contractors joint venture, consisting of Boskalis and Van Oord, today signed the previously announced contract related to the construction of the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link. Boskalis/Van Oord’s share of the contract is approximately EUR 300 million. The contract is conditional to obtaining […]