Search results for: Werkendam

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  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    With a two-day event on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbour in Werkendam, Van Oord will launch its first LNG-powered vessel: the Werkendam. Because of Van Oord’s 150th anniversary, this event is taking place in Werkendam, the cradle of the company. On Friday 13 April, school children from the surrounding area are being given […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Engine supplier MAN Rollo has just announced that they will provide the crane vessel Werkendam with three LNG generator sets. International marine and offshore contractor Van Oord is currently building the ship at Neptune Shipyards in Hardinxveld-Giessendam. It is the first LNG powered vessel for both the yard and Van Oord. Karel Schuurman, Sales Manager […]

  • 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 […]

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

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based company specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has ordered the construction of a new crane vessel. This vessel, which will be named Werkendam, will be Van Oord’s first LNG-powered vessel. It will generally be deployed to Netherlands-based projects executed by subsidiary Paans Van Oord. The Werkendam is being […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Van Oord has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of the Dutch company of Van Haaften-Van Oord in Werkendam. This acquisition will strengthen Van Oord’s position on the Dutch market for dredging, coastal and shore protection work. An acquisition of the independent company of Van Haaften-Van Oord is in line with the Van […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplier Titan LNG, in cooperation with the Port of IJmuiden and OD IJmond, successfully completed the first bunkering of LNG to the Werkendam, Van Oord’s LNG-powered crane vessel, last week. Commenting the latest news, Jippe van Eijnatten, director business development at Titan LNG, said: “This first for the Port of […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    To protect the Netherlands against high water, Van Oord’s crane vessels are restoring the foreshore at 10 locations in the Western Scheldt Estuary. According to the company’s latest announcement, erosion has affected the foreshore in various places and therefore no longer meets the safety standards. “In this combined project we are also giving the flora […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 9-15, 2018).   IJmuiden Sea Lock Project Takes Shape The most visible construction work at the new IJmuiden sea lock this month will be at the lock gate chambers of the outer head and the inner head, according to the […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kooiman Marine Group of Zwijndrecht has won a contract from Group De Cloedt for the conversion of their dry cargo vessel DC Eems into a trailing suction hopper dredger. The DC Eems, currently under management with EemsWerken (family Kornet) from Werkendam, measures approximately 90m x 15m. Upon completion of this conversion, the vessel will have […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch national public works Rijkswaterstaat can again delete a Room for the River project from its to-do list. On 12 October, the partial depoldering of the Noordwaard, near Werkendam, the Netherlands, was officially completed. Almost half of the original Noordwaard polder is now again subject to regular floods. Once in 1000 years the polder is […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As part of its 150th anniversary celebrations, Van Oord recently organized an activity aimed at Generation Z. During a two-day event aboard former cruise ship the SS Rotterdam, some 150 young people in the age group 15 – 23 shared their vision on the future world. “What does the world look like in 2038 and which themes are […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Werkendam, Van Oord’s new crane vessel, has been successfully launched in the Waalhaven in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The vessels will contribute to the further modernization of Van Oord’s fleet and therefore mark the start of a new generation of dredging vessels, the company said in its release. Jaap de Jong, Staff Director of the […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      In Nanjing, China, Wagenborg Barge 8 was launched on March 13th. This barge, equipped with a pump-system, has a loading capacity of 13.000 ton and she measures 100 x 33 x 7,60 metre. Wagenborg Barge 8, the fourth barge Veka Shipyards B.V., Werkendam has delivered to Wagenborg Sleepdienst, will be put into service end […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Maritime contractor Hakkers of Werkendam started driving new mooring piles at the jetty of Botlek Tank Terminal (HES Beheer interest 50%) on the 3rd of October. The waterdepth at BTT’s jetty is currently being increased from 13.65 to 15 metres, so that BTT will be capable of receiving vessels with a draught of up to […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Instead of raising the river levee, the Dutch national public works Rijkswaterstaat started to lower the levee along the river Rhine with 3 meter over a length of 2 km. In case of an extreme river discharge, the river will overtop the lowered levee and flood the hinterland, the Noordwaard polder. During the past four years […]