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  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Aberdeen-headquartered Ashtead Technology has secured a deal with leading international contractor Van Oord to provide the latest generation of video processing systems for worldwide offshore construction operations. The agreement will see Ashtead supply five SubC Imaging DVRO systems to the Dutch-based company, allowing them to record multiple 3D, HD and SD video channels simultaneously for […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of Ackermans & van Haaren NV has on 25 November 2011 renewed the powers delegated to the board of directors to redeem shares for a period of 5 years. In the framework of these powers, Ackermans & van Haaren has concluded a liquidity contract with Kepler Cheuvreux to improve the liquidity […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of Ackermans & van Haaren NV has on 25 November 2011 renewed the powers delegated to the board of directors to redeem shares for a period of 5 years. In the framework of these powers, Ackermans & van Haaren has concluded a liquidity contract with Kepler Cheuvreux to improve the liquidity […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of Ackermans & van Haaren NV has on 25 November 2011 renewed the powers delegated to the board of directors to redeem shares for a period of 5 years. In the framework of these powers, Ackermans & van Haaren has concluded a liquidity contract with Kepler Cheuvreux to improve the liquidity […]

  • 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, […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord successfully executed the impressive ground improvement project for client Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC). The project, which started in 2014, involved the reclamation of 65 million cubic meters of sand and extensive soil improvement. The reclamation area of 1,320 ha is intended for one of the largest oil refining plants in the Middle […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord has selected Marlink’s high throughput VSAT for connectivity in Indian territorial waters, through an agreement with India’s licensed Inflight Maritime Connectivity (IFMC) service partner, Nelco Ltd. The contract for Marlink’s SeaLink VSAT service was signed after the successful conclusion of a trial in October 2019 onboard the trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Asia. […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    With the first rock hitting the water, Van Oord and its joint venture partner Boskalis have started the construction of the work harbor as part of the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel project in Rødbyhavn, Denmark. With a length of 18 kilometres this will be the longest immersed road and rail tunnel in the world. The start of […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The christening ceremony of the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger vessel Vox Amalia is set to take place today in Rotterdam, the company said in its latest announcement.  The new vessel contributes to the further modernization of Van Oord’s fleet and therefore marks the start of a new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers. […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a six-year acquisition program, the Government of the Bahamas has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 9 vessels for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and construction work for their naval bases. The contract has been placed with Damen Shipyards Group, headquartered in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. In announcing the contract, the […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, Team Van Oord and Jacobs enjoyed unparalleled success at the 2014 British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards ceremony in London on 8 October. The partners received two awards, including the top award of the night, The Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award, which is sponsored by The Cabinet Office. The other win was […]

  • 26 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Boskalis and Van Oord Confirm New Suez Canal Gig Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord have officially confirmed that a consortium consisting of Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has won a major contract from the […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The consortium including Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by Windpark Fryslan B.V. as the preferred contractor for the construction of the Fryslan nearshore wind farm. The wind farm will contain 89 wind turbines with a capacity of 4.3 MW each in the Frisian section of the IJsselmeer Lake, next to […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has reached a major achievement in environmentally responsible maritime infrastructure development with the formal delivery and handover of the first coral engine in the Bahamas. On 28 August, in the presence of 150 invitees including Mr. Bannister, Minister of Works, the maintenance of the coral engine was handed over to local partners Stuart […]

  • 23 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Panama Canal Expansion Program Update – March 2014 (VIDEO) The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.   Maldives: Boskalis Wins Massive Land Reclamation Deal A contract signing ceremony for reclamation of six […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     The first project for XblocPlus was recently awarded, and as part of this contract, XblocPlus will be used as reinforcement of the 32 km long Afsluitdijk. The Levvel consortium, including BAM, Van Oord and Rebel, will use the new XblocPlus under the name ‘Levvel-bloc’ for this Afsluitdijk project. Placement trials, conducted with a hydraulic excavator […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, wrote to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expressing his support for funding to dredge the Knapps Narrows navigation channel in Tilghman, Maryland. “This navigation project is extremely important to Maryland’s economy,” Senator Van Hollen wrote in a letter to Lieutenant General Todd J. […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority last week celebrated the completion of the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek. Under the project, one of the busiest waterways in the Netherlands has been deepened by a meter and a half across a distance of 25 kilometers. […]

  • 4 February 2011
    Vessels

      IHC Merwede announces naming and launch ceremony of the 24,000kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ATHENA, on Saturday 12 February 2011. This is a unique event because the ATHENA is the largest cutter suction dredger built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. Moreover, the ATHENA belongs to the three largest cutter suction dredgers […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    “Whenever it’s becoming too difficult to fix sustainability goals in contracts with suppliers, just leave it open,” says Andre van Hassent, Asset Manager at Port of Rotterdam. “Taking a chance by stimulating the market’s initiatives by creating incentives will yield great results.” Van Hassent spoke about the subject in anticipation of his presentation at the […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded two dredging projects in the port of Suape, Brazil. Together the two contracts are worth more than EUR 165 million. The client is Suape Complexo Industrial Portuario Governador Eraldo Gueiros, the port authority for the State of Pernambuco. Work on the two projects is scheduled to begin in late 2011. […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a joint effort between the Port of Moerdijk, the shipyard Neptune Marine, Cryonorm Systems and Titan LNG, the Werkendam was supplied successfully for the first time with LNG. The 68 meter-long Werkendam, the new LNG powered vessel of Van Oord,  was built at the Neptune yard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam. The ship is fully powered by LNG, […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    iPS renewed its preferred supplier agreement today for both Maritime and Offshore segments of Van Oord for another three years. This confirms the high level of quality and customer service that has been supplied for the past 28 years to Van Oord, taken into account market developments, diversion and growth. Nick Spies, iPS Division Director Offshore, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2011

    The CEDA Dredging Days Papers Committee selected the following abstracts for the conference. The listing below also indicated the tentative setup of the technical sessions. The final programme will be designed after the completion of the peer review of the full manuscripts and the definitee acceptance of the papers. SESSION 1: Building with nature: from […]