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Design. Build. Connect. Jan De Nul Group shapes water and land. Worldwide. From complex offshore services for the fossil as well as the renewable energy sector, over large dredging and reclamation projects on the edge of water and land, to all possible civil constructions on land. Well-integrated competences and investments lead to creative, sustainable and innovative solutions. In this way Jan De Nul Group meets the customers’ current and future wishes. To the future.


Worldwide, Jan De Nul Group executes dredging and land reclamation projects from start to finish: design, development and maintenance of ports, deepening of channels, land reclamation and shore protection works, dredging in the most diverse conditions. Often, these dredging activities are part of a comprehensive port infrastructure project entrusted by the client to one contractor.

The company already completed numerous prestigious projects across the world such as the construction of a second runway for the airport of Brisbane in Australia or the construction of the second Suez Canal in Egypt.


Imagine Think Act. Or ITA in short. What started as an awareness-raising programme became the way in which Jan De Nul Group works. It is the Group’s philosophy and culture. Imagine Think Act makes everybody imagine what is possible and put those ideas into action in ways that demonstrate care for the co-workers and the environment. And at the same time, it is the guarantee for sustainable, safe, creative and successful tailor-made solutions.

Every employee of Jan De Nul Group is aware of the fact that a good preparation and operational control are crucial for a successful and safe project, improved procedures and, last but not least, satisfied people: the Client, the environment and its own employees!


The dredging fleet of Jan De Nul Group is the most modern and most diverse in the world. This is the result of a determined investment policy in own equipment. The new vessels and the advanced technology they take on board, have been designed by the internal design and engineering department. Moreover, Jan De Nul Group itself delivers the dredging equipment to the shipyard, which is unprecedented in the dredging world. By investing in its own installations, machines and vessels, the group currently owns the most modern dredging fleet in the world. And its employees keep searching for new possibilities …

The fleet includes a number of large dredging vessels and multipurpose installation vessels: the J.F.J. De Nul, the most powerful cutter suction dredger in the fleet, with a total installed diesel power of 27,240 kW; the identical Cristóbal Colón and Leiv Eiriksson, the largest trailing suction hopper dredgers with a hopper capacity of 46,000 m³; the identical Simon Stevin and Joseph Plateau, the world’s largest rock installation vessels, and the Isaac Newton, the most high-tech cable laying vessel on the market.


Motivated maritime personnel (dredge masters, mechanics, mates...) will enjoy our pleasant working environment. The newest technologies, spacious and modern living areas and ditto recreational and media facilities on board provide a challenging working environment. Together with other colleagues, a pleasant working atmosphere is created. A holiday schedule of ‘6 weeks working, 6 weeks off’ and a good salary complete our offer


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In the port of Zeebrugge we boarded the multipurpose ship Isaac Newton of Jan De Nul Group to talk to Chief Engineer Pascal Redeker.


Jan De Nul Group

34-36 Parc d’Activités Capellen
8308 Capellen

T: +352 39 89 11



Number of employees: 7500

Sectors: offshore, dredging, maritime

Preferred eduational level: higher vocational education

Field of study: nautical

Preferred education: nautical

Career level: starter, young professional