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  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    – 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. […]

  • 22 May 2018

    Van Oord has unveiled its subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel Bravenes at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam on Monday. The SRI vessel Bravenes was christened by Yvon van Oord-Barbier, the wife of CEO Pieter van Oord. The Bravenes is the third vessel to join Van Oord’s SRI fleet. SRI vessels stabilize and protect subsea pipelines, cables and […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      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. […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has reached agreement on the acquisition of the activities of Ballast Nedam Offshore. The acquisition consists of the assets of Ballast Nedam Offshore, the dedicated EPCI staff (Engineering, Procurement, Contracting and Installation), heavy lift installation vessel Svanen and the Westermeerwind project (144 MW). The activities will be […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      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. […]

  • 28 June 2011

    On 27 June last, at the age of 88, Mr Jan van Oord passed away. In 1948 Mr Jan van Oord was one of the founders of the company Jac.G. van Oord and Sons, predecessor of Van Oord nv. He was managing director of the company until 1984 and from 1984 until 1994 he was […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2010

    Oslo, Norway December 16, 2010: SIS is pleased to announce that the company has recently signed an agreement with Van Oord, a leading Dutch dredging and marine contractor. The contract, which covers Van Oord’s fleet of more than 90 vessels, represents one of the largest contracts ever awarded in the marine software industry. Under the […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Board of Van Oord has announced that as of 1 January 2020, Paul Verheul will take over the position of Hans van der Ven and has been appointed as Executive Director of MerweOord B.V., the Van Oord family holding company. According to Van Oord, it’s the intention that Paul will also be nominated […]

  • 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
    Vessels

    Dutch dredging specialist, Van Oord has launched a new crane vessel, powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), in the Waalhaven in Rotterdam. This is the first LNG-powered vessel in the Van Oord fleet. “The vessel will contribute to the further modernisation of Van Oord’s fleet and therefore mark the start of a new generation of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 January 2012

      Shareholder Koninklijke BAM Groep nv (BAM) and a consortium, consisting of three Dutch investment companies (Janivo, Breedinvest, Rinkelberg) and one Belgian investment company (Cobepa), have announced that they have reached agreement on the transfer of Van Oord shares. BAM is transferring its 21.5% share in Van Oord nv to the consortium. BAM has been […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2010

    MerweOord B.V. (Gorinchem), the investment company of the Van Oord family, and NPM Capital N.V. (Amsterdam), both shareholder in Van Oord nv, have informed Van Oord to have reached an agreement on the transfer of the 27,5% share in Van Oord nv held by NPM Capital to MerweOord B.V. The MerweOord interest in Van Oord […]

  • 26 September 2011

    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 […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover in 2011 was EUR 1,715 million (2010 EUR 1,578 million) and was evenly attributable to activities performed by Van Oord’s divisions and areas. The net profit for 2011 amounted to EUR 118 million (2010: EUR 165 million, including an extraordinary tax gain of EUR 40 million). CEO Pieter van Oord: ‘Given the […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     The latest addition to the Van Oord fleet was introduced on Monday, May 21, at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam, the Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation said in their latest release.  Subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel Bravenes was christened by Ms Yvon van Oord-Barbier, the wife of CEO Pieter van […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty  of the Netherlands has conferred the right to use the designation Koninklijk (‘Royal’) on Van Oord. 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 in Rotterdam, where 450 guests had gathered to mark the company’s […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction companies are building offshore wind farms two to three times faster than in the past and are helping offshore wind developers bring down the amount of subsidies needed for the projects to materialize, Pieter van Oord, Chief Executive Officer of Van Oord, said on the sidelines of the Offshore WIND Conference in Amsterdam.

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pieter van Oord has been named ‘Port Man of the Year 2017’ (Havenman van het Jaar 2017), Van Oord said in their latest announcement.  This title has been awarded since 1981 and is given for outstanding contributions towards the development of the Port of Rotterdam. During the annual ceremony on 8 January, the award was […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Vessels

    The CrossWind consortium of Shell and Eneco has selected Van Oord as the Balance of Plant contractor for the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind project. As the Balance of Plant contractor, Van Oord’s activities encompass the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of the foundations, the inter-array cables, and transportation and installation of the wind turbines. […]