Search results for: Stornes

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  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes has recently been in Damen Shiprepair & Conversion Rotterdam for a scope of work which allows the vessel to operate at greater water depths in future. Stornes is a 175m long, 26.24m wide, DP2 vessel, used for subsea rock installation to protect piping. Since her delivery to Van Oord […]

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

    Alewijnse Marine Systems has successfully performed electrical repairs and modifications on the flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes, within a very challenging time frame. The vessel has left Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen after just three weeks of repairs, modifications and the commissioning of its electrical systems by a team of 40 Alewijnse technicians. Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen subcontracted the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Vessels

    STORNES, a flexible fall pipe vessel built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “CIMC Raffles”) for the Dutch company Van Oord Marine Services BV was successfully delivered in Yantai, China. STORNES is the world’s fifth flexible fall pipe vessel. It features high technology and construction and commissioning difficulty, and can […]

  • 29 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    On 20 August 2010, flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes was launched at the CIMC Raffles yard in Yantai, China. A naming ceremony will be held at a later date. Final building operations will be conducted at the same yard. The ship is scheduled for completion in 2011 after which it will be operational on the offshore […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An interesting article appeared in the latest issue of the Van Oord magazine about Monaco’s land reclamation project. With a growing number of people looking to call Monaco their home, this second smallest country in the world has decided to expand its territory by reclaiming land from the Mediterranean Sea. Land reclamation is not new […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has been awarded two contracts by international contractor Subsea 7 for the construction of a landfall and the execution of subsea rock installation works in Egypt. The projects are part of the West Nile Delta project, which comprises the development of a series of gas fields, located 65 km off the northern coast of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 June 2015
    Business & Finance

                    VIDEO: MegaPEX Experiment on the Sand Motor By depositing a large amount of sand in a single operation, between March 2011 and November 2011, Rijkswaterstaat together with contractors and the provincial authority of Zuid-Holland created the hook-shaped peninsula, the Sand Motor. Damen Upgrades Van Oord’s Stornes Van […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord’s flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes has set a world record. During a period of four weeks, Stornes placed rock in water depths of up to 1,277 meters. The Subsea Rock installation works were executed in relation to the development of the Aasta Hansteen gas field and Polarled pipeline in the Norwegian Sea. Van Oord […]

  • 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 […]

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

    International Dredging and Offshore Contractor Van Oord has chosen Sealink customised VSAT from Marlink to provide data communication services for three offshore rock placement vessels. The five year contract covers Marlink’s provision of end-to-end services and includes facility to provide ad-hoc coverage should the vessels be operating in extreme remote areas. The Sealink Service Agreement, […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover in 2011 was EUR 1,715 million (2010 EUR 1,578 million) and was evenly attributable to activities performed by Van Oord’s divisions and areas. The net profit for 2011 amounted to EUR 118 million (2010: EUR 165 million, including an extraordinary tax gain of EUR 40 million). CEO Pieter van Oord: ‘Given the […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord‘s flexible fallpipe vessel (FFPV) Tertnes has been to the east coast of Mexico (Bay of Campeche) to execute subsea rock installation projects on pipelines and cables for various main contractors. The ultimate client is state oil and gas company PEMEX. FFPV vessel Tertnes was deployed to the Far East via the Panama Canal […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s new flexible fallpipe vessel, the Stornes, was christened on 24 September. The event, which was attended by hundreds of guests and Van Oord employees, took place at the Wilhelmina dock in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The christening ceremony was performed by Mrs J. van Vonno, wife of former Supervisory Director W. van Vonno. The […]

  • 8 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Van Oord will join forces with Canadian based CSL Group Inc. for the technical and commercial management of flexible fallpipe vessels including the MV Tertnes, the MV Nordnes and the MV Stornes. The MV Tertnes, as well as the underlying contracts for each of the three vessels, were acquired by CSL as part of […]

  • 31 March 2011

    On 8 March 2011 IRO and CEDA (Central Dredging Association) organized a successful joint members meeting. Around 225 participants listened to what the 4 large dredging companies Boskalis, Jan de Nul, Tideway and Van Oord had to say about their latest developments and their view on the contribution from the dredging industry to the oil […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Turnover rises to EUR 1,578 million, net profit EUR 165 million, company financially very healthy, order portfolio stands at EUR 1.9 billion, new investment programme of EUR 1 billion. 2010 turned out to be an excellent year for Van Oord. A solid level of capacity utilisation, both staff and equipment, and the extraordinary tax […]