Van Oord operates around the world as a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind), offering innovative solutions to marine challenges. The company operates worldwide in more than fifty countries. It is a private company with limited liability and its head office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The employees are committed, entrepreneurial professionals who are passionate about water and technology. They understand that cooperation is crucial to achieving the best possible result. By being open and honest, they build mutual trust and respect. Van Oord has over a century of experience in dredging, reclaiming and protecting land, coastal and shore protection, maintenance of harbours and waterways, and services to the oil and gas industry. These include The New Suez Canal, Calabar Port in Cross River State and The Palm Island Dubai.
Engr. Gamal Abu-Heneidy is a competent qualified engineer. He is the CEO of African United Consultants which is a multi-disciplinary consultancy engineering firm based in Nigeria and Egypt. He is also the Project Manager of Orange Island with Swampsea Construction Nigeria Limited and also the project Manager of Periwinkle Residences with Czar Projects Limited.
Engr. Abu-Heneidy has a wide experience in Project Management, Project Control, Project Coordination, Infrastructure Design and Execution Management, Contract Management, Project Auditing, and Business Administration, including preparation of Business Plans, Strategy Analysis and Feasibility Studies.
Along his career of 35 years, Engr. Abu-Heneidy was able to lead landmark projects to successful completion.