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Van Oord is a leading international contractor active in dredging and marine services.

11 '14

Van Oord strengthens its position in the UK

Van Oord reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd, a UK-based specialist marine civil contractor. The acquisition will strengthen Van Oord's leading position in the UK flood defense and coastal construction market.

J.T. Mackley & Co. Ltd will continue its business under its own name and will continue to be run by the existing management and staff. It provides all round engineering, construction, maintenance and project delivery services in the United Kingdom and serves clients such as water, coastal, marine, commercial and industrial companies. Van Oord and J.T. Mackley & Co. Ltd have have been working together in a long-standing partnership and are both family-owned companies with fully aligned cultures and values.