Creative planning In fast-track projects, it is of vital importance that equipment can be mobilised rapidly and be sent equally smoothly to its next destination. For the assignment in Odense in Denmark, we mobilised a trailing suction hopper dredger…Read more
The cluster of projects in North Europe is united in diversity. For each of the Northern Europe contracts – except for Denmark, where the working language is English – Jan De Nul communicated with its clients and suppliers in their native language. Both for verbal and written communication, we work wherever possible with in-house staff speaking the local language. Where this is not possible, we engage experienced local employees to strengthen and support the project teams.
The protection against winter cold requires specific measures for every project activity, ranging from personal protective clothing to very specific operational measures, for instance to prevent water pipelines from freezing up.
In Finland, we won a contract for deepening the access channel to the port of Oulu, 150 km outside the Arctic Circle. Our choice of heavy equipment, i.e. the cutter dredger Fernao Magellan and the trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander Von Humboldt,…Read more