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About us

Marine ingenuity

Marine ingenuity is Van Oord’s signature and the foundation of our success. The knowledge and experience gained throughout our long history are sources of inspiration as we journey into the future. Dedicated, and with a thirst for knowledge, we are happy to face our continuously changing surroundings. Ingenuity is the spark that lights the spirit of Van Oord’s professionals.

Our vision

The growing world population needs more space. The demand for energy continues to rise and society needs a sustainable energy system. The growing volume of world trade requires more and better port facilities and climate change is threatening coastal areas.

Our mission

We are a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects (oil,gas and wind). We work closely with our clients to create innovative, sustainable solutions and safe working conditions.

Our values

Maritime entrepreneurship
Our entrepreneurship has been shaped by the Netherlands’ centuries-long battle against water. This uniquely Dutch characteristic, the pioneering mindset, is rooted deep within us and makes us the best partner for our clients.

Professionalism and dedication
We are committed, and we always aim to achieve the best result. We are in business to win.

Passion and inventiveness
We are driven by our passion for water and technology. As a team, we are eager to tackle marine challenges and find the pieces of the ingenious puzzles we’re solving.

Integrity, openness, respect, and team spirit
The knowledge, experience and teamwork of our ingenious people are the engine driving our prosperity.

Care for people
Care for people lies at the heart of our company. Working closely with our clients and partners, with respect for each other and the environment, we strive to earn a healthy profit. Our employees enjoy a safe working environment in which they continually embrace opportunities to learn.