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Van Oord Operates First LNG Only Crane

Van Oord’s first vessel to run entirely on LNG, Werkendam, started work on its first project in May. The world’s first LNG-powered crane vessel is carrying out maintenance work in the port of Rotterdam. Van Oord said the client, the Port of Rotterdam Authority, is pleased with this initial deployment. Read More

Van Oord Releases 2018 Revenue Report

In 2018, Van Oord recorded EUR 1.88 billion ($2.2 billion) in revenue (2017: EUR 1.53 billion/ $1.72 billion) with a net profit of EUR 92 million ($104 million) (2017: EUR 78 million/ $88 million). The increase in revenue was mainly driven by offshore wind activities, which realized… Read More

Van Oord Orders Two Water Injection Vessels

Van Oord has ordered the construction of two water injection vessels at Kooiman Marine Group. The first vessel will be commissioned in late 2020. This new generation of vessels has water injection dredging, mass flowing and power jetting systems. The vessels also have heave compensation and… Read More

IADC Releases Fleet List

The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released an updated version of the IADC Fleet List. Data regarding the plants of IADC members is gathered annually by the Registered Plant Committee and then formulated into a list. The Fleet List is given to Clarksons Research, where the data… Read More

Van Oord Receives Royal Designation

Van Oord  has received the right to use the designation Koninkliik (Royal) from His Majesty King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands. Jaap Smit, King’s Commissioner in the Province of Zuid-Holland, presented the certificate to Van Oord’s CEO Pieter van Oord during an international symposium at the Laurenskerk… Read More

Van Oord Wins Safety Award

Van Oord’s Debris Removal Platform has won the 2018 International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) Safety Award that recognizes companies demonstrating diligence in safety awareness within their profession. Van Oord was the winner among eight nominees. Read More