Jan De Nul is the newest member of Beluxcham in 2018
December 19, 2018
Beluxcham sent the warmest welcome to Jan De Nul Group - our newest member in 2018. Jan De Nul Group is a family-owned company, with the financial headquarters in Luxembourg, that provides services relating to the construction and maintenance of maritime infrastructure on an international basis.
Its main focus is dredging (including other forms of marine engineering), which accounts for 85% of its turnover. Other areas include civil engineering and environmental technology. Shaping water and land. From complex offshore services for both fossil and renewable energy sectors, over large dredging and reclamation project at the edge of water and land to all possible civil and environmental works onshore.
Founded in 1938, in Hofstade near Aalst, Belgium, Jan De Nul started as a construction company specialised in civil works and maritime construction. It was only in 1951 that the company entered into the dredging business.
At the end of 2012, Jan De Nul had 6000 employees and a yearly turnover of 2 billion euro. Other major dredging companies are Dutch companies Royal Boskalis Westminster and Van Oord, and the Belgian DEME.
Jan De Nul was voted the most attractive employer in Belgium in 2008 and 2009. They kicked off a new project in Vung Tau, Vietnam at the beginning of this year.
Thanks to the continuous investment in people and own equipment, in combination with the intense cooperation between the different departments, Jan De Nul Group studies and executes complex multidisciplinary projects from A to Z. A total package, time after time, and in a sustainable way.