60 Years 1959 - 2019

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The works worldwide

Operating in every corner of the world, no place on earth is too far reached

The works worldwide

Operating in every corner of the world, no place on earth is too far reached

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05/2020 Deme Leiden – Rijnland route VvdW

What many don't know is that Van Tunen is also strongly represented when it comes to smaller mach...

05/2020 New lock Terneuzen (Nederland)

Many beautiful pictures of our equipment have already passed Social Media, so it's no surprise wh...

04/2020 Challenging job at the Wilhelmina Lock Zaandam ~ Beelen Sloopwerken

Even though it will certainly be until the end of this year that this Zaandam 'lock of the future...

04/2020 Dredging harbour channel Blankenberge (Belgium)

On a yearly base, the harbour channel has to be dredged because heavier weather causes a lot of s...

03/2020 DBM – 352 LRE –  Set up of a gravel in depot at Vlissingen Oost

Our CAT 352 LRE can currently be found in Vlissingen Oost. This machine with adapted long reach c...

02/2020 Back in business @Houtribdijk

With great thanks we may again assist at the Houtribdijk. The aim of this mega beautiful and larg...

12/2019 Under water demolition in Hanstholm- Denmark -Kingo Karlssen A/S

In the past year it must have been noticed that one of our biggest excavator, the Caterpillar 601...

12/2019 SAES & Van Tunen ‘We hit the news’

Since 2019 Van Tunen works regularly with Saes International. Nowadays we do a lot of (interna...

11/2019 Van Tunen 60 years!
11/2019 Van Tunen 60 years!
The Netherlands

This month, Van Tunen celebrated their 60th anniversary! And wow, have we celebrated! Extremel...

11/2019 Keating Dinish Warf – Castletownbere in Ierland

It's not the first time, and hopefully not the last, that Van Tunen can be found in Castletownber...

10/2019 Demolition Factory hall at Sulzback-Rosenberg Germany for Ferraro Group

If something is no longer in use, why leave it standing? On behalf of Ferraro Group, we demolishe...

06/19 Rock ripping in Aberdeen

Colcrete von Essen, a major German marine contractor, is currently working in Aberdeen’s South Ha...

05/19 DEME New Lock project, Terneuzen

The construction of the Nieuwe Sluis (New Lock) at the lock complex in Terneuzen began late 2017....

04/19 Ground improvement in Germany

Cofra B.V. is Europe’s market leader in vertical drainage and is continuously working on the deve...

03/19 Earthmoving gravel quarry Belgium

Our esteemed colleagues at F.L. Liebregts (FL B.V.) are working their socks of in a gravel quarry...

02/2019 Water Shallowing Den Bosch, the Netherlands

Van Tunen was hired by K3Delta’s subsidiary Kaliwaal BV for a water shallowing project in Den Bos...

01/2019 Doing the neighbourly thing

Zeppelin Rental is a leading rental company of machinery and equipment in Germany. Sustainability...

11/2018 Bespoke 374F rock bucket, Belgium

Did you know? Van Tunen delivers the works - from excavators and auxiliaries to buckets and other...

10-2018 Side stone dumping from HAM 602, Liverpool UK

Even we find them impressive: side stone dumping vessels. These self-propelled vessels are typica...

10/2018 Onshore cable installation Belgium

Leave it to us to take it to the beach: Van Tunen assists Bohlen & Doyen with a CAT349 and a ...

09/2018 CAT6015 double boom dredging away!

Look at our second CAT6015 double boom, dredging her socks off from a steady pontoon. Hired to do...

09/2018 Demolition project Joure, the Netherlands

Why change a winning team? We assisted demolition company Van der Wal Sloopwerken in the past and...

08/2018 Transhipment OVET Terneuzen, the Netherlands

OVET dry bulk terminal, Terneuzen, specializes in storing, transhipping and processing dry bulk g...

07/2018 Long reach dredging from pontoon, Eemshaven, the Netherlands

Heuvelman Ibis needed an LRE for their dredging works at the Eemshaven in the far north of the Ne...

07/2018 Demolition lock doors IJmuiden sea locks, the Netherlands

The lock doors at the IJmuiden sea locks needed replacement and our CAT 390 Triple boom assisted ...

07/2018 Land Reclamation Anaklia Deep Sea Port, Georgia

In Anaklia, Georgia, a brand new deep-sea port is being constructed by Van Oord to facilitate tra...

06/2018 Ongoing transshipment Beverwijk, the Netherlands

For Braam Grondlogistiek, Beverwijk, we remodelled a CAT365 to a MH to enable smooth quayside loa...

06/2018 Earthmoving works OpenIJ

In IJmuiden, the Netherlands, the largest sea lock in the world - even larger than that of the Pa...

06/2018 Harbour excavation from pontoon, Båtsfjord Norway

Recently, we sent our CAT390 Triple Boom to Båtsfjord, Norway to join a running project involving...

06/2018 Demolition overpass A27 Hilversum, the Netherlands

Nothing like a good demolition job: our CAT390 triple boom and CAT374 are having a blast knocking...

05/2018 Demolition Uithoorn, the Netherlands

Demolition of an outdated warehouse of Braam Recycling, Uithoorn, the Netherlands. Required swift...

05/2018 Port of Rønne, Denmark

A Danish affair: our brand new CAT6015B triple boom is currently deployed by our client Per Aarsl...

05/2018 Land reclamation, breakwater construction, Lagos, Nigeria

Boskalis is responsible for the marine construction of the extensive Nigeria Dangote Sandbar Brea...

04/2018 Scrap sorting Kampen, the Netherlands

Hoeben Metalen/RDM is a large ship demolition and metal scrap sorting company. They needed a hydr...

11/2017 Port of Burgas – Bulgaria

Since 07-2017 we are happy to work for and with Port of Burgas - for their Harbour extension proj...

10/2017 Wilhelmshaven – Bigbags full of rocks to -37m

The coming months we have a new challenge, for one of our German dredging clients. With our spec...

09/2017 Dredging Jamaica Kingston

Since the end of last month, you will find us in Jamaica to assist one of our French clients in t...

08/2017 Under water excavating – Berlijn DE

In November 2015 Van Tunen started work for client Matthäi Wasserbau GmbH & Co. KG in the cen...

08/2017 Caniçada Dam Portugal

Caniçada Dam in a beautiful Portugal– For one of our Portuguese Client we were asked to remove a ...

06/2017 Moin Terminal Costa Rica

At the end of last year, Van Tunen was awarded a project for Bam International at Phase 2A of the...

03/2017 Duisburg DE – Shaping it up!

Coastal protection at Duisburg Germany

02/2017 Demolition at Utrecht (NL) – Lek Sloopwerken

For one of our Caterpillar 374 DL this month was all about demolition. Our client Lek Sloopwerke...

12/2016 Improving the round-about at Joure (NL)

12-2016 The last couple of months Van Tunen have been assisting Gebr. Van Der Lee at a nice proje...

10/2016 Operator Training – Middle East

This month our Support Department has been traveling to the Middle East to provide education for ...

07/2016 Remove foundation -Dura Vermeer

The last couple of months we assisted our client Dura Vermeer with one of their special jobs at T...

06/2016 Panama Artificial Island II- Boskalis

The last couple of years Panama has become increasingly popular and so we thought it is was time ...

05/2016 Tunnelexcavation -Berlin DE

Following the initial underwater excavation Van Tunen was contracted gain in April 2016 for the n...

01/2016 Deira Islands – Dubai UAE

After a short break Van Tunen recently picked up the activities in the Middle-East. This time we ...

12/2015 Land reclamation Al-Zour, Kuwait

A large dredging company called upon Van Tunen for the first phase of the construction of the new...

11/2015 UK Sealine Project – Van Oord

Laying 4.3 kilometers of oil pipeline. Within four weeks. With tidal differences of seven meters....

05/2015 Sandy Bottom Harbour Upgrade Project-Bahamas

Upgrading the existing port facilities at its base at Coral Harbour and the Forward Operating Loc...

04/2015 Wilhelmshaven – Germany

A challenging job for Heuvelman-Ibis at their project In Wilhelmshaven, Germany: in order to repa...

03/2015 Van Oord Middle East – Das Island – Abu Dhabi

This work involved the construction of breakwaters and land reclamation. Working on a dedicated ...

02/2015 Boskalis Australia – Barrow Island / Gorgon

Constructing a special breakwater and land reclamation, on a dedicated LNG Project under extreme ...

01/2015 Breakwaters and Land reclamation Middle East- div. projects

Fujairah (2009-2010) Guatemala- Champerico – Van Oord DMC (2008-2009) Ras Laffan Qatar - CF...

12/2014 Terminals Amsterdam – The Netherlands

Handling of coal materials for 24 hours / 7 days a week. We worked here for several years with a ...

11/2014 DSM Agro (OCI Nitrogen) – The Netherlands

Loading and unloading of coaster, 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. Worked on a very large Dutch ch...

12/2009 Tata Steel IJmuiden B.V. – The Netherlands

Handling and recycling of steel, handling of different kind of ore, coal and sand for 24 hours / ...

12/2008 Van Oord Middle East – Dubai div. projects

Over the years, Van Tunen has been involved in a sizeable amount of activities for Van Oord Middl...

12/2007 Construction and Working on a Barge – Russia

Under the coldest of circumstances Van Tunen worked in Russia: since even the cooling fluid would...

12/2005 Dredging and Demolition – France

Van Tunen worked in France for 12 hours a day/ 6 days a week for several years. Among other thing...

12/2004 Harbor reconstruction – Ireland

Reconstructed harbors in Cork and Roosveal, Ireland for the DEME group.

12/2002 Bam/ J.G. Nelis  – The Netherlands

Construction of Seaport Marina for 12 hours a day / 5 days a week.

12/2001 Dolfinarium Harderwijk – The Netherlands

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