Pieter van Oord, CEO Van Oord
About the partnership
Being the first National Partner of the Dutch Pavilion, Van Oord has the perfect opportunity to share its market knowledge and its expertise in marine engineering and energy infrastructure during Expo 2020 Dubai.
Van Oord’s presence and activities will be focussed around the Holland National day and theme weeks like the Offshore Energy week, Water week and Urban development & cities week. Our international clients will be invited to the Dutch pavilion for meetings and workshops.
Expo 2020 Dubai is the perfect event to welcome and inform our clients and prospects about Van Oord’s latest innovations in dredging, offshore and offshore wind. We will demonstrate examples of our S.E.A. sustainability programme and pay a visit to our impressive land reclamation projects along the Dubai coastline.
About Van Oord
Van Oord is a Dutch family-owned company with 150 years of experience as an international marine contractor. As a global marine contractor, we focus on dredging, oil & gas infrastructure and offshore wind. We work closely and safely with our clients and stakeholders to create innovative and sustainable solutions.
The remarkable, world-renowned mega project Palm Jumeirah was Van Oord’s first showpiece in Dubai. A result of smart Dutch technology and knowledge combined with entrepreneurship and perseverance.
Since 2001 Van Oord has changed Dubai’s coastline with several new developments including the World and Bluewaters Island. The Dubai Harbour Masterplan is Van Oord’s latest project and that will help it to achieve Dubai’s 2020 tourism target by ensuring that the new cruise terminals can handle enormous cruise liners.
Van Oord’s has an enormous track record in the Middle East. The region has been of great importance for the company for the past 150 years and will be a focus market in the future.