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Award for Dutch cable laying contract

Van Oord awarded a contract for laying a 150 KV cable. The cable will be situated between Ellewoutsdijk and Terneuzen. The contract value amounts to EUR 23 million.
The project will be executed in joint venture with Visser / Smit Hanab. Van Oord' s share in the joint venture is 48%. Client is public utilities company Delta Infra BV. The execution will start on 1 May next and is scheduled for completion in November 2008.

The contract concerns a design & construct project. Two cable bundles will be layed across the river Westerscheldt. Van Oord will deploy cutter suction dredger HAM 250, trailing suction hopper dredger Geopotes 14, side stone dumping vessel Frans, water injection dredger Jetsed and crane barge Viking (Paans).


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