PaxOcean Completes WID Giovanni Venturi Conversion for Jan De Nul Group

Apr 25, 2019

PaxOcean Shipyard Singapore has successfully redelivered the Water Injection Dredger Giovanni Venturi to Jan De Nul Group safely and on schedule.

Giovanni Venturi was converted from an Offshore Supply Vessel and undergone removal, conversion and repair works while in the shipyard. The newly converted vessel will be capable of a maximum operating depth of 27.5m and water jet pump flow rate of 16,000m3/hr.

“We are pleased to deliver the first conversion for Jan De Nul Group to their satisfaction,” Tan Thai Yong, CEO of PaxOcean Holdings said. “This project is a great example of excellent teamwork and cooperation between PaxOcean Shipyard and Jan De Nul Group. Together, we have achieved on time delivery without compromising safety.”

Frederik Deroo, Director Technical Division at Jan De Nul Group said,“Jan De Nul Group would like to thank PaxOcean Shipyard for achieving this redelivery. The conversion of the first Offshore Supply Vessel to a Water Injection Dredger has been a complex and challenging project for both shipyard and owner. Through mutual assistance and fruitful cooperation, we can celebrate a successful completion. We look forward to the delivery of the two sister vessels. With the addition of these state of the art Water Injection Dredgers, to its fleet, Jan De Nul Group positions itself even more as a leader on the international dredging market.”

The second and third WIDs that PaxOcean Shipyard Singapore is converting for Jan De Nul Group, Henry Darcy and Henri Pitot, are on schedule for redelivery in 2Q 2019.

About Jan De Nul Group

Innovation, expertise and sustainability. This is the strength of Jan De Nul Group. Thanks to the passion and commitment of its employees and the hypermodern fleet, the Group is market leader in dredging and maritime works, as well as in specialised services for the offshore market of oil, gas and renewable energy. The Group is also a leading company in civil engineering and environmental activities.

The professional and innovative solutions are trusted across the industry. Whether it concerns the construction of new locks, the installation of the offshore wind farms or the redevelopment of polluted industrial sites, together with its clients Jan De Nul Group contributes to further economic development in a responsible way. –


About PaxOcean

A subsidiary of Kuok Singapore Limited, PaxOcean owns and operates 6 shipyards located in Singapore, China and Indonesia. First established in 2007 in Singapore, PaxOcean offers a wide range of services covering offshore engineering, rig building, ship and rig repair, maintenance and conversion.

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