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Port of Barranquilla Dredging Provisionally Suspended

In July, Colombia’s river management authority, Cormagdalena, said it provisionally suspended dredging in the access channel of the Port of Barranquilla. The suspension was due to a rupture in the dredge’s hull. Jan De Nul’s trailing suction hopper dredge Francis Beaufort hit its hull during operations near… Read More

Jan De Nul Commits to Reducing CO₂

Jan De Nul Group announced it has committed to reduce carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions by 15 percent each year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort coastal marina. In collaboration with the Flemish government, the company also wants to include by 2020 a minimum requirement of 15… Read More

Jan De Nul Releases 2018 Financial Report

In 2018, Jan De Nul Group realized a turnover of 1,708 million euro ($1,922 million). The EBITDA amounted to 277 million euro ($312 million) or 16.22 percent of turnover. Jan De Nul Group has capital and reserves of more than 2.8 billion euro ($3.2 billion) and a solvency ratio of… Read More

Jan de Nul Launches Fourth Ultra-Low Emission Vessel

Jan De Nul Group has launched its fourth Ultra-Low Emission vessel, the 6,000-cubic-meter (7,848-cubic-yard) trailing suction hopper dredge, Sanderus. This green vessel is the first of two identical medium-sized hopper dredges under construction at Keppel Offshore &Marine’s shipyard in Singapore, fitted with a two-stage filtering technique for… Read More

Jan De Nul Orders Three Water Injection Dredges

The Jan De Nul Group has contracted with Singapore-based PaxOcean Shipyard to convert three recently purchased offshore supply vessels into Water Injection Dredges (WIDs). The first one to be delivered was Giovanni Venturi, which will be mobilized for a project in Argentina. The other… Read More

Jan De Nul Group Subsidiary Signs agreement with Payra Port Authority in Bangladesh

Jan De Nul Group’s subsidiary Payra Dredging Company Limited (PDCL) entered into a concession agreement with Payra Port Authority (PPA) for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Rabnabad Channel at Payra Port. This public-private partnership (PPP) contract was awarded at the end 2017. The official signing… Read More

Royal IHC Delivers 2,000th Pump

Royal IHC delivered the 2,000th dredge pump to be built by the company. To celebrate this milestone, a select group of customers and partners was invited to the ‘Royal IHC Pump Experience’ at its headquarters in Kinderdijk. With a number of interactive workshops and demonstrations provided, the guests were… Read More