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  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2009

    After almost 38 years with Van Oord, John van Herwijnen (62) has resigned as managing director under the company’s articles of association in order to take retirement. Mr Van Herwijnen celebrated his departure with business relations and colleagues on 7 May. In his final position at Van Oord, Van Herwijnen was responsible for the company’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, working as part of Team Van Oord, has signed the contract for the Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management (Sandscaping) Scheme. The project is awarded by North Norfolk District Council and execution will start in April this year. The significant project milestones include the decommissioning of existing outfalls and building of a new outfall […]

  • 7 August 2008

    Van Oord en Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster nv hebben van Rijkswaterstaat opdracht gekregen voor de versterking van de zwakke schakel ‘Delflandse kust’. De contractwaarde is € 120 miljoen; het deel van Van Oord en Boskalis bedraagt 50% elk. Het project omvat de engineering en de realisatie van extra duinen en verbreding van het strand tussen Hoek […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    DeepOcean Group Holding B.V. has announced that Henk van den Ijssel and Peter van der Hak will join DeepOcean on 1 October, 2014.

  • 16 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Paul van Maanen (48) has joined Van der Velden® Marine Systems as Executive Vice President. He brings with him years of experience as a Managing Director in the shipbuilding and aircraft industries. Van Maanen will join the Corporate Executive Board and be co-responsible for the overall operation and management of the entire Van der […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 April 2020
  • 9 July 2006

    Rotterdam, the Netherlands

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2016

    Van Oord, a Dutch company providing dredging and offshore services, will have a new Chief Financial Officer by the end of 2016. Rotterdam-based company said on Tuesday its current CFO Arjan van de Kerk will retire at the end of the year after having been employed at Van Oord for 18 years. In his place, Van Oord […]

  • 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.

  • 14 July 2017

    Offshore WIND Conference is proud to confirm Pieter van Oord, the Chief Executive Officer of Van Oord, as one of the speakers during this year’s conference held at Amsterdam RAI on 9 and 10 October.

  • 2 November 2010

    OVG Projectontwikkeling and Van Oord today started building work on a new head office of around 14,000 m2 for Van Oord in Rotterdam. The office for dredger and marine contractor Van Oord is on the banks of the River Maas. This time Van Oord did not do any dredging, but rather CEO Pieter van Oord […]

  • 15 April 2011

    Van der Velden Marine Systems is further expanding its activities with the establishment of a new division: Van der Velden Equipment B.V. In addition to the maritime market, this new division will also serve the onshore industry and energy markets (power stations). Under its former name of Van der Velden Industrial, Van der Velden Equipment […]

  • 17 April 2006

    Royal Huisman Shipyard is currently building a 58.04 metre ( 190.4

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s offshore wind business unit posted record revenue of EUR 706 million in 2018, a 75.2% increase compared to the revenue of EUR 403 million reported in 2017. The increase was attributed to a simultaneous start of four major offshore wind projects: Deutsche Bucht in Germany, Norther in Belgium, East Anglia ONE in the UK, […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Board of Van Oord has appointed two new Area Directors. Ronald Schinagl, the present Area Director America & Africa, will be the new Area Director Netherlands from 1 September. He succeeds Jan Schaart who will be retiring at the end of 2016. Mark Roelofs, the present Area Manager North & Central America, has been appointed […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Oord N.V. was held on 15 April 2020, during which the 2019 Annual Report was presented and a change of the supervisory membership was approved. After almost 12 years as a member of the Van Oord Supervisory Board, Mr Koos van Oord has formally stepped down. He will […]