Main Projects & Clients

Van Oord

Van oord


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


The growing world population needs more space and the demand for energy is rising constantly. Increasing world trade requires more and better port facilities and climate change is threatening coastal areas. Van Oord provides innovative solutions for these worldwide marine engineering challenges, both now and in future


values The Van Oord culture consists of the values that we share and the way in which we conduct ourselves.

  • marine entrepreneurship

  • professionalism and dedication

  • passion and ingenuity

  • integrity, openness, respect, and team spirit

  • care for our people



Welcome to National Marine Dredging Company – one of the Middle East’s marine industry leaders. Reputed for successfully completing noteworthy projects, we pride ourselves in providing flexible, cost-effective and on-time solutions for our valued clients. Every time. We have a strong reputation for delivering high quality projects and services, in addition to liaising closely with shareholders to produce the best possible outcomes for clients, staff and the environment. Supported by an impressively large fleet of dredgers and support vessels, we have the professionalism and motivation to operate anywhere in the world, and the capability to overcome even the most challenging site conditions. Through our concerted initiatives over the years, we have raised the industry benchmark and are today a respected name in our sphere of business.

Jan De Nul

Jan De Nul

People and global expertise. These are the corner stones of Jan De Nul Group’s success. Thanks to its skilled employees and the world’s most modern fleet, Jan De Nul Group is a leading expert in dredging and marine construction activities, as well as in specialized services for the offshore industry of oil, gas and renewable energy. These core marine activities are further enhanced by Jan De Nul Group’s in-house civil and environmental capabilities offering clients a complete package solution. Our professional and innovative solutions are trusted across the industry. Whether it concerns the construction of the new locks in the Panama Canal or a new port complex in Western Australia, together with our customers, we build for further economic development.



Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors. Through SMIT we are active in towage and salvage. We deliver innovative one-stop solutions to major maritime challenges. Boskalis is active in projects in the energy and ports markets. Our main clients include oil companies, port operators, governments, shipping companies, international project developers, insurance companies and mining companies. Boskalis has 8,500 employees, excluding our share in associated companies. We operate on behalf of our clients in over 75 countries across six continents. Our versatile fleetconsists of 1,000 vessels and equipment.
Boskalis has a wide range of high-quality services to deal with these trends, giving us excellent prospects for balanced growth.
The addition of SMIT Internationale at the beginning of 2010 expanded Boskalis’ range of services. For nearly 170 years SMIT has been providing maritime services, includingtowage, salvage, transport and heavy lift. The company has earned an excellent reputation around the world.
Since 2011 we offer Terminal Services with the new Smit Lamnalco combination (50% share).
The acquisition in 2011 of civil constructor MNO Vervat complements our infra and earthmoving activities.
In November 2012 Boskalis announced its intended offer on Dockwise. In March 2013 the acquisition was completed. The combination of the two companies offers new strategic opportunities for accelerated growth of our offshore services for clients in the oil and gas sector.
Shares in Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. have been listed on the Amsterdam exchange, Euronext Amsterdam, since 1971.