More space for ‘green’ companies at Port of Rotterdam

Marine engineering company Van Oord has recently started with the project at Maasvlakte 2 where 55ha of land is being raised for companies that make renewable fuels and chemical products. Preparation of the site followed the Finnish company UPM’s recent announcement that it is now only looking at Rotterdam as a location for establishing its …

Van Oord selected for three offshore wind projects in Japan

Kajima Corporation and Van Oord have been selected as the preferred Balance of Plant contractors for three offshore wind projects in Japan. Kajima Corporation, founded in 1840 is one of the largest and leading construction companies in Japan. In December 2021 the Government of Japan selected three consortiums, all led by Mitsubishi Corporation Energy Solutions, …

Hendrik Veder Group helps maritime and offshore companies boost sustainability

Hendrik Veder Group is partnering with companies to boost sustainability by reusing, repairing or recycling used synthetic ropes and slings. As the global pandemic makes raw materials increasingly scarce, recycling rejected synthetic ropes into raw materials is helping to make Dutch companies more resilient.  Egbert Vennik, CEO of Hendrik Veder Group, said: “Currently, rejected synthetic …

The world’s first iAHC

In  no less than 62 hours of rigorous offshore testing, tech scale-up Seaqualize successfully completed offshore trials for its inline Active Heave Compensator (iAHC), the ‘Delta600’. Together with testing partners Van Oord and nautical research institute MARIN, the offshore lifting tool was tested for fixed-to-floating, floating-to-fixed and floating-to-floating transfers of 300mT loads. Since December 2019, …

RWE relies on Van Oord for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Rotterdam-based Van Oord has been selected by RWE as the supplier for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the monopile foundations and array cables for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects. The 1.4 GW Sofia is sited on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea 195 kilometres …

Van Oord signs partnership with Hendrik Veder Group

During the Europort trade fair in Rotterdam, the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord has signed a two-year partnership contract with Hendrik Veder Group, that offers products and services in the field of steel wire rope and fibre ropes. The Netherlands-based company will provide the maritime contractor with lifting equipment required for offshore windmills …