IHC Merwede reveals healthy orderbookCompany News // April 10, 2014
IHC Merwede increased its orderbook in 2013 across the main sectors of its business: offshore and dredging.
The company received almost €1.8 billion worth of new orders in the past year.
At the end of 2013, the order book was valued at over €1.7 billion, which is the
equivalent of a backlog of approximately two years.
In 2013, IHC Merwede achieved a revenue of €985 million (2012: €895 million) and a net profit of €56 million (2012: €37 million). The company said it is looking ahead to the remainder of 2014 with increasing confidence.
“We are delighted to confirm that IHC Merwede’s order book has increased substantially over the past financial year,” said IHC Merwede’s CEO, Bram Roelse. “This is due to the successful implementation of the group’s long-term business strategy, especially in the dredging and offshore markets. It also ensures that we are in a strong position moving forward over a number of years and provides us with a stable platform for ongoing development on a global basis.”