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Van Oord successfully applies Atlantis tubes at Fish Migration River project

Rotterdam, 9 September 2020 – Contracted by the Dutch Province of Friesland, Van Oord has successfully installed five Atlantis tubes in Lake IJsselmeer near Kornwerderzand. The 340 metre long dam is part of the construction work for the Fish Migration River project. Atlantis tubes are elongated bags made of specially developed geotextile fabric which...

Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen completes installation works for Danish Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind farm

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 3 September 2020 – Last week Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen successfully installed the final foundation for the Danish Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind farm in the Baltic Sea. A total of 72 monopiles were transported floating from Rostock, Germany, directly to the offshore site. The transition pieces were transported on barges...

Sustainable dyke reinforcement: emission-free and innovative through unique collaboration

27 August 2020, Rotterdam, the Netherlands - In the coming years, the dyke along the Dutch River Lek will be reinforced over a length of 55 kilometres from Amerongen to Schoonhoven. The large scale of the project and the ambitious goals of the responsible De Stichtse Rijnlanden Water Board mean that innovation will be necessary. The Water Board has...

Van Oord commissions first heavy-duty electric excavator in the Netherlands

20 August 2020, Rotterdam, the Netherlands – This week, Van Oord commissioned the first heavy-duty fully electric hydraulic excavator in the Netherlands. In doing so, Van Oord is contributing to the electrification of the construction site and reducing CO2 and nitrogen oxide emissions during the project execution.

Van Oord awarded contract to construct Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 30 July 2020 – Following the announcement that CrossWind received the permit for the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm, Van Oord is pleased to confirm that it has been contracted for the Balance of Plant scope. CrossWind is a joint venture between Shell and Eneco.

Ørsted and Van Oord have successfully installed all array cables of the Borssele I & II offshore wind farm

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 13 July 2020 - Ørsted and Van Oord have successfully installed all 94 array cables connecting the turbines of the Borssele I & II offshore wind farm. The installation started, ahead of schedule, in February this year.

Van Oord adapts to changing market circumstances

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 16 June 2020 - As a company operating on a global scale, COVID-19 is having a major impact on our business. Market conditions in the dredging industry are under pressure and the volatility in oil- and gas prices also triggers a decrease of offshore field services. Consequently we face a decline in our turnover and a deterioration...

First Green Loan for Van Oord

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 29 May 2020 - Van Oord has developed a Green loan framework as part of its financing strategy. The first Green Loans under the agreement were signed by Rabobank and BNP Paribas last week. The Green Loans are linked to Van Oord’s sustainability programme S.E.A. and are intended for the financing of the three new LNG trailing...

Van Oord’s heavy lift installation vessel Svanen has arrived at Kriegers Flak wind farm

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 11 May 2020 – Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen has arrived at the Danish Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind field in the Baltic Sea. The Svanen will commence its installation works for the foundations for the offshore wind farm.

First electric 20-tonne excavator in the Netherlands for Van Oord

Van Oord and Pon Cat recently signed the agreement to purchase the first fully electric excavator in the Netherlands. By means of this investment and the deployment of this unique equipment on its infrastructure projects from May of this year, Van Oord is taking a new step towards reducing its CO2 emissions.

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