Fehmarn Belt Contractors is a joint venture between Royal Boskalis Westminster and Royal Van Oord
About Fehmarn Belt Contractors
Fehmarn Belt Contractors (FBC) is a joint venture between the two leading Dutch dredging and marine contractors Boskalis and Van Oord. FBC is responsible for various dredging and hydraulic engineering activities related to the construction of the 18 kilometre long immersed tunnel across the Fehmarnbelt.
In more than a century both Boskalis and Van Oord have built an impressive international track record in the industry of land reclamation, coastal protection, port construction and wind farms construction. The two companies have previously worked together on landmark hydraulic engineering projects including the sizable extension of the port of Rotterdam: Maasvlakte 2, the expansion of the Suez Canal as well as the construction of Chek Lap Kok airport in Hong Kong.
For more information about Boskalis, please visit www.boskalis.com
For more information about Van Oord, please visit www.vanoord.com
Royal Van Oord
Van Oord has a long history in marine engineering, which is an industry that has its origins in the Netherlands. Van Oord is a family-owned business, which has grown into one of the largest marine engineering companies in the world. The company has been apart of 186 projects in 36 countries, they have 150 years of experience as a marine contractor and have employed people from 73 nationalities in their fleet. Our work is rooted in the Netherlands’ centuries-long battle against water. This unique pioneering spirit runs deep in our veins and makes us the best partner for this project.
Royal Boskalis Westminster
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leader in the marine industry with specialisation in global dredging, offshore contracting and maritime services. We offer a unique combination of experts, vessels and activities. Today we create new horizons for our stakeholders in the ports, offshore energy, maritime- and inland infrastructure markets. Boskalis have existed since 1910 and now have a fleet of around 900 vessels, which operates in 90 countries and across six continents with more than 10000 experts onboard.