Vox Maxima Starts its Indonesian Job

September 28, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Van Oord’s largest trailing suction hopper dredger, the Vox Maxima, has started the dredging work for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia. Read More
MSCC Bronka Operations to Start Soon

August 28, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex “Bronka” has just received its second commercial ship before its official opening next month. According to the project investor Fenix LLC, a commercial ship from Germany entered the port with two Liebherr ship-to-shore cranes. The cranes, ordered for MSCC Bronka and assembled at the production facilities of Liebherr Container Cranes in Rostock, will be able to handle Post-Panamax Plus ships carrying up to 8,100 TEUs in 18 rows. Read More
Dredger “Mahury” Launched

August 28, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

The launching ceremony of the 1.840 m3 twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “Mahury” took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 10, 2015. Read More
Major Taiwanese Dredging Contract for Van Oord

August 28, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 13 August 2015 - Van Oord has been awarded the dredging contract for the Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan. The client is the Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC). Read More
Panama Canal Expansion – August 2015

August 21, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

The Panama Canal Expansion Program progress update has been just released. The Expansion Program, is the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction which will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. Read More