Dutch dredging company Van Oord has signed a three-year agreement with ABB Turbocharging to provide fleetwide maintenance and optimization services.
Van Oord is taking a next step in the energy transition of its fleet. An advanced combustion conditioning system with hydrogen and methanol will be installed on subsea rock installation vessel Bravenes.
Wärtsilä has expanded its partnership with the Dutch marine contractor Van Oord with the signing of a 9-year renewal and extension to its Optimised Maintenance agreement.
To the north of Maasvlakte, TenneT is working on the Net op Zee Hollandse Kust (zuid) project, which will link a number of new offshore wind farms to a substation onshore.
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.
Partnership with local network operator Nelco ensures continuous coverage and compliance for dredging operations in nationally-regulated seaways
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Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel.
Van Oord has decided to use the option of ordering a third trailing suction hopper dredger at Keppel FELS Limited. The vessel is similar to the two vessels that Van Oord ordered in May 2018.