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  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

      Van Oord, the renowned, globally operating dredging, marine and offshore contractor from the Netherlands has engaged the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg for the final fitting-out and commissioning of its new flexible fallpipe vessel, “Stornes”. This special offshore vessel was transferred to the port of Hamburg from the Chinese Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd.. She […]

  • 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) […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mackley piling team, working as part of Van Oord on a project in the Middle-East, has received a safety award. The team was in Kuwait working on a project at the Al Zour Oil Refinery, south of the capital Kuwait City. Each month Van Oord presents a safety award to one of the teams […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Van Oord and the green investment company Typhoon Offshore B.V. signed a letter of intent for the construction of the BARD-Netherlands offshore wind farm. The wind farm (600 MW output capacity) will consist of two adjoining wind farms with a capacity of 300 MW each, located 55 km north of the island of Schiermonnikoog. The […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered DOP submersible dredge pump to the Cadzand dredging project in the Netherlands. The dredging scheme, being undertaken by the Dutch contractor Martens & Van Oord, has quite a challenge in store – unexploded ordnance (UXO). The village of Cadzand is located in the south west of the Netherlands, on the […]

  • 4 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 30 – August 5, 2018).   All Set for the Rukki Channel Maintenance Dredging The Estonian Maritime Administration recently selected a contractor for the upcoming Rukki Channel (Rukki kanal) maintenance dredging project.   Fryslan Project: Van Oord, Siemens Gamesa Named […]

  • 22 September 2011

    Visitors to the website www.debestetraineeships.nl have voted Van Oord’s traineeship ‘Best Traineeship 2011’ in the IT & Technology category. The traineeship, which acquaints young professionals with various aspects of the marine engineering, dredging and offshore sector, won the same title in 2010 and 2007. That means that Van Oord​ has been automatically nominated for the […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Young professionals and potential trainees have appointed Van Oord’s traineeship as ‘Traineeship of the Year’ in the technology category. This title is the result of a large National Traineeship survey, that consisted of a quantitative and a qualitative study and assessment by the target audience. Over the course of a year, the Van Oord traineeship offers […]

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

    Vox Maxima, Van Oord’s largest trailing suction hopper dredging vessel, recently started the dredging operations for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia. The Pluit City scheme is being developed by Van Oord–Boskalis joint venture with the completion date set for 2018. Trailing suction hopper dredgers are now dredging the sand that […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The development of Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm, 23 kilometres off the coast of the municipalities of Noordwijk and Zandvoort, is entering a new phase after completion of the contractor selection process. Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore wind projects, shall be responsible for the foundations and the electrical […]

  • 15 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 10-16, 2017).   Going Against the Flow with Royal IHC’s Plumigator Overflow systems are designed to optimize the efficiency of the dredging process by draining excess water and leaving more weight available for the payload, thus limiting the amount […]

  • 10 February 2013

      Van Oord Wins Constanta Port Breakwater Deal (Romania) Rotterdam based dredging and marine construction contractor Van Oord and the Romanian Transports Ministry have signed the contract for the completion of the offshore breakwater in the Port of Constanta.   Benin: Afgen Inks Agreement with Dredging International Gasol plc, the West African energy development company, […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, to discuss amongst others the significance of trade missions. CEO Pieter van Oord and area director Netherlands Jan Schaart welcomed Mr Rutte on board trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 316 in Hoek van Holland. HAM […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During the visit of the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to Kazakhstan on Wednesday, 2 December 2015, Van Oord announced the award of several contracts in the Caspian Sea region with a total value of more than $500 million. The first project is for the dredging of a 68-kilometer-long access channel to a new cargo offloading facility […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Van Oord and Besix have been awarded a contract to widen Rotterdam’s Amazonehaven seaport. The project involves design and construct. Widening the seaport will make vessel traffic control safer and more efficient. The works will involve constructing a 1000 m quay wall, demolishing a 950 m quay wall, carrying out earthworks, installing a sinking mattress, […]

  • 15 February 2011

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 24,650kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ATHENA, took place on 12 February 2011 at the IHC Merwede Shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. This was a unique event because the ATHENA is the largest cutter suction dredger to be built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. Moreover, the […]

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

    Van Oord has ordered two trailing suction hopper dredgers with a hopper volume of approximately 17,000 m3. Spanish shipbuilder Construcciones Navales del Norte S.L. (LaNaval) will build the ships at its yard in Bilbao. Both vessels will be delivered in 2017. The dredgers will have a hopper capacity of approximately 17,000 m3, a length of 158 meters and a […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Since early 2016, Van Oord has been working on one of Taiwan’s largest land reclamation projects, the Port of Kaohsiung expansion scheme. The port, largest and most important in Taiwan, each year welcomes more than 10 million containers, which are transshipped through this port. In the past, the port has been expanded inland several times in […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Wasa Dredging and joint-venture partners Van Oord have completed the Kokkola dredging project according to schedule. The Kokkola fairway opened on the 30th of September 2020 with a new navigational depth of 14m, Wasa reported. The project started in May 2018 when Wasa mobilised two vessels: the 360-ton backhoe dredger “Optimus” alongside the 250 ton, […]

  • 4 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    In the past few weeks visitors to the website www.debestetraineeships.nl have cast their vote for their favourite traineeship. As in 2007 Van Oord has won the title in the category Technique. Together with the other winners Van Oord will compete for the overall title, which will be awarded during the Dutch Career Event on 28 […]

  • 13 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard Delivers Large Dredge Valves to Van Oord Several numbers of big sized dredge valves have been successfully handed over to Van Oord, a leading contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects.   Nautilus Minerals: First of Three SPTs Assembled (Canada) Nautilus Minerals Inc. has assembled the Bulk Cutter (BC), which is the […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis, will be moored in Rotterdam until 14 April 2013. Business relations and employees will have the opportunity to visit Artemis before it departs for western France for its first assignment. Pursuant to a contract with the Grand Port Maritime de la Rochelle, […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is increasing the risk of flooding, both in coastal and delta regions. “With our headquarters in a country that is largely below sea level, we know all about this,” said Ronald Schinagl, Van Oord’s Area Director Netherlands. To guarantee that Dutch feet will stay dry, Van Oord regularly works on coastal defense and dyke […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The subsea technology company Seatools has completed the delivery of a CT umbilical winch – on behalf of its client Van Oord. The winch will power Van Oord’s new subsea trencher “Deep Dig It,” which will be deployed during cable installation operations at an offshore wind farm later this year. “The plug-and-play umbilical winch stands […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The innovative walking jack-up platform WaveWalker 1 was presented with the Product and Equipment Innovation Award at the prestigious Ground Engineering (GE) Awards ceremony in London last week. WaveWalker 1, developed by Fugro and Van Oord, is an innovative, eight-legged ‘walking’ jack-up barge (self-elevating work platform – SEWP) designed especially for marine operations in rough […]