Tag: People

Turnips, carrots and potatoes

Given the remote location, far from civilisation, the entire fleet had to be completely self-reliant. All auxiliary tools and spare parts were divided over the vessels and transferred from one vessel to another whenever needed. In 2016, Sabetta already…

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Bucket list

Saying it’s cold in Sabetta really is an understatement. In winter, temperatures drop to -25 degrees Celsius, and in summer, these may rise up to 10 degrees. In winter, it stays dark all the time. In summer, it never gets dark. Pieter Timmermans:…

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Close to colleagues

Koen Van den Berghe is captain on the hopper dredger Francis Beaufort. “For me, it was an exciting project.  As a captain, I’m always the middleman, I consult with both staff on board and onshore staff. Now, I maintained very close contacts…

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90% Panamese

All construction equipment, such as trucks and excavators is owned and operated by Jan De Nul, as are the majority of the cranes for the assembly and construction works. Much of the equipment was already in Panama having been used for previous Panama…

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Living in Panama

Jan De Nul has an office in Panama and works with many local employees together with European . The executive staff mainly consists of expats such as from Europe. Both Davy, Dominic, Nicola and Ricardo who have been are living in Panama for quite some…

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The workshop, a hive of activity

José Pycke already works twenty years for Jan De Nul and is responsible for the workshop in Aalst. The workshop has 70 employees, spread over several departments, almost half are welders but we also have plenty of machine operators, electricians…

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CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility.   In 2017, our first CSR report was published. It listed the numerous sustainable initiatives that are currently in process within Jan De Nul Group. Following this, we have now engaged our first CSR manager to develop…

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Personnel

Knowledge. Processes and innovations  K. Knowledge. The capital letter K of knowledge is one of the three building blocks of our KPI team.Our objectives are crystal clear: on the one hand we aim to keep on learning new things and, on the other hand,…

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ITA

Imagine. Think. Act. Whatever we do, we never lose sight of our goal: solutions you can build on, working safely and efficiently, delivery within time and budget, unburdened clients. How do we do this? We imagine where we want to go to (IMAGINE), think…

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