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  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) has awarded the early dredging and reclamation works for the Phase 1 Anaklia Deep Sea Port project to Van Oord. Commenting the latest release, Ronny Solberg, CEO of Anaklia Construction Management team, said: “This is a historical moment, since Georgia has never witnessed marine works of this kind taking into consideration […]

  • 3 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Ackermans & van Haaren NV announces that the consolidated net result (part of the group) increased by 37% to… More info: Ackermans & van Haaren [mappress] Source: Ackermans & van Haaren, March 3, 2011    

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has named a new cutter suction dredger at the yard of Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The vessel, which was given the name Mangystau, is the second modified Damen CSD 650 cutter suction dredger in the Van Oord fleet. The naming ceremony was performed by Ms J.P.T.M. Verwijs, wife of the […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has just signed another major contract in Maldives. According to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, the agreement will involve dredging, reclamation and civil works in the Thinadhoo, Feydhoo and Himmafushi areas. The project is schedule to be completed within 14 months from […]

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

    On 16 November, a naming ceremony was held at Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, for the second of Van Oord’s Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSD) 650, the Mangystau. Damen received the first order for a CSD650, the Ural River, from Van Oord at the end of 2014. With delivery scheduled six weeks from ordering, […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has won a contract to keep the approach channel to the Port of Kandla, India, up to depth for the next three years. The approach channel is a crucial gateway to the port, which is one of the major ports in western India, said Van Oord. The contract was awarded by the Client […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Global maritime contractor Van Oord has signed a five-year partnership agreement with Shell Marine covering the lubrication needs for its entire fleet of vessels. The all-inclusive agreement was acknowledged in a special ceremony, staged at the Van Oord headquarters in Rotterdam, where Jaap de Jong signed on behalf of Van Oord and Inbar van de […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is marking its 150th anniversary today during an international symposium featuring top diplomat Christiana Figueres as guest speaker. In addition to climate change, the energy transition and other themes, the symposium will celebrate the history of Dutch marine engineering with the presentation of the book Breaking New Ground. Throughout 2018, Van Oord has […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Safety on Site‘. One in five fatal accidents occur in construction and a high percentage of it involves a man on the ground. This article explains how companies can significantly reduce the number of potential accidents on […]

  • 13 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 […]

  • 2 April 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, the company has in the period from 25 until 29 March 2013 redeemed a total of 7,500 shares on NYSE […]

  • 27 March 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, the company has in the period from 18 until 22 March 2013 redeemed a total of […]

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

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has deployed its trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Asia to the New Suez Canal Project. The Volvox Asia will accompany three stationary cutter suction dredgers and a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger, already working on the project. Another cutter suction dredger will be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The boards of directors of Ackermans & van Haaren and CFE are examining the possible combination of their construction activities. The proposed combination includes activities of Van Laere group and CFE Contracting under CFE. Van Laere group realized a turnover of 195 million euros in 2016. It is fully owned by Ackermans & van Haaren. […]

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

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based dredging and marine contractor, placed an order for two trailing suction hopper dredgers earlier this year. The vessels will be constructed at CNN LaNaval Shipyard in Sestao, Spain with delivery dates scheduled for 2017. The order is part of Van Oord’s continuous investment program. The new dredgers will have a […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s 150th anniversary event took place last weekend, Saturday April 14th, on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbor in Werkendam, the cradle of the company. At the event, the company named their first LNG-powered newbuild: the crane vessel Werkendam. The ship was named by Pia van Oord, wife of Govert van Oord – the grandson of […]

  • 21 June 2012

    His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange today officially opened Van Oord’s new head office in the presence of hundreds of guests and Van Oord employees. The Prince unveiled the name of the building: “De Nieuwe Maas” (The New River Meuse). Sustainable, maritime character The new head office at Schaardijk in Rotterdam is owned by […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord recently completed local dredging operations on a 72-kilometer long channel in the Caspian Sea. With this milestone, four years of dredging at an extremely remote location have been concluded, said the company. Van Oord built the new channel to allow for transportation of construction modules to the Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan, where […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The world’s first LNG-powered crane vessel – Werkendam – started work on its first project this week. The vessel is carrying out maintenance work in the Port of Rotterdam. The Werkendam was built by the Dutch shipyard Neptune in Hardinxveld-Giessendam for the client Van Oord. The vessel, first Van Oord ship to run entirely on […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PMR Hydraulics and Van Oord dredging and marine contractors have entered into a long term service level agreement. For the coming three years, PMR Hydraulics will exclusively be responsible for advice, all services and deliveries/installations of hydraulic parts on board Van Oord’s 80 dredging vessels. PMR Hydraulics – Van Oord cooperation is not new, the two […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hollands Noorderkwartier Regional Water Board (HHNK) has awarded the dike reinforcement project Den Oever in the north of the Netherlands to Van Oord. The work is set to begin in 2017 and will continue until 2019, Van Ord said in the announcement. The project, part of the Dutch Flood Protection Program, will encompass the design and the […]

  • 11 January 2013

    “Van Oord Ukraine” has been appointed by the Illichivsk Sea Commercial Port for the dredging project at the port’s approach channel. “Moebius Construction Ukraine” and SC “Van Oord Ukraine” were taking part in the tender for this capital project. Van Oord’s proposal was defined as the most attractive from a price perspective. The contract will […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the presence of guests and employees, Ms Lydia van de Kerk, the wife of CFO Arjan van de Kerk, named Van Oord’s latest cutter suction dredger Biesbosch on 7 April 2016. The ceremony was held on the jetty at Van Oord’s Rotterdam office. The cutter suction dredger Biesbosch was built by Royal IHC at […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord performed the naming ceremony for its new multicat Cronus. A sister vessel Oceanus was delivered November 2011. The multicats were ordered by Van Oord in November 2010 with Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld (The Netherlands). Their main purpose will be assisting the Athena and Artemis, Van Oord’s new, self-propelled cutter suction dredgers. Therefore Van Oord […]