Port Development

Contributing to the development and extension of ports and navigation channels globally.

Your lighthouse for complex projects

Port Development is a complex endeavour that requires careful organising, precise planning, and a high degree of specialised knowledge. With our experience since 1968, a large and modern fleet of specially built, versatile vessels, and the combined competencies of our many dedicated employees, we can ensure an effective project process combining both filling of caissons, Land Reclamation, Rock Installation, and Capital and Maintenance Dredging.

We meet and exceed the demands of our clients through our broad selection of competencies in designing, planning and constructing resilient Port Development. The combined efforts benefit the overall project finance, the process, and the construction quality.


We enable global logistics through local expertise

All of our Port Development activities require an extraordinary combination of project planning and execution, technical capabilities, and versatile equipment to achieve solutions of the highest quality within the deadline and budget. Rohde Nielsen is capable of dredging all material densities and seabed types. Whether it is the creation of new quays, terminals, waterways, or to deepen existing facilities – Rohde Nielsen can deliver.

When it comes to reclaiming land and filling of caissons, we have refined the methods using sea-dredged sand, ensuring speed and cost efficiency. Maintenance dredging is a continuous process, and Rohde Nielsen has long-term maintenance dredging contracts with a considerable number of clients all over the world. We assume the responsibility for keeping the ports open and ensuring the necessary depths of water year after year. We are also capable of performing a multitude of rock installation services using our grab dredgers, fall pipe vessels, and other specialised equipment, ensuring impeccable results.

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Purpose-built vessels equipped with the latest technology

Our fleet of survey vessels enables us to continuously monitor progress and to ensure exact compliance with client requirements.

To ensure our client’s requirements are met, our vessels are not only purpose-built but also equipped with the latest technology. That, together with our overall adaptability, has resulted in a large number of successfully completed Port Development projects by Rohde Nielsen.

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Your preferred marine contractor

We strive to retain our position as one of the largest dredging and marine contractors in Europe and to be a preferred partner in projects worldwide.

Beach Nourishment

Creating, preserving, and restoring coastlines and beaches to protect life along the coast and safeguard tomorrow.

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Land Reclamation

Building a safe foundation for future cities and global industry.

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Capital and Maintenance Dredging

We develop and maintain waterways globally to support the economic growth and seaborne trade of tomorrow.

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Offshore Services

From landfalls and trenching to seabed preparation and rock installation, we work with operational accuracy to safely bring power ashore.

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Port Development 

Contributing to the development and extension of ports and navigation channels globally.

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If you would like to know more about us and our Port Development services, you know where to find us. At sea, Safeguarding Tomorrow.

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