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Van Dam

Blast and Fire Protection for Offshore Structures

PO Box 53,
4793 ZH Fijnaart,

Van Dam provides both the external and internal architectural fit-out for oil and gas offshore structures. The architectural package is part of our ‘one-stop shopping’ concept.

We provide fire and blast protective products and solutions to protect personnel and critical safety equipment, preventing the escalation of events following hydrocarbon explosions and subsequent fire or impact damage.

Architectural fit-outs for personnel and equipment safety and security

Van Dam provides complete external and internal architectural packages for offshore structures. We supply features from our own product range, including blast walls, fire walls, doors, windows, complete internal partitioning (internal walls and doors), heat and wind shielding and all interfacing work.

Our services include product design and engineering (in-house), manufacturing (in-house), supply and even supervision of the onsite installation. Full installation can also be incorporated.

Blast and fire walls for offshore structures

We provide a range of blast and fire walls for offshore structures:

  • Blast-resistant or relieving walls
  • Fire-rated walls and cladding
  • Jet-fire walls
  • Heat and windshield cladding

External and internal doors for offshore structures

Our range of doors for offshore structures, both external and internal, includes:

  • Blast-resistant doors
  • Fire-rated doors
  • Watertight and gastight doors

Offshore structure refurbishment, maintenance, repair and inspections

We offer refurbishment, maintenance and repair services for offshore structures, as well as spare parts and quality inspections.

Our services can typically be applied to:

  • Onshore and offshore living quarters (LQ) and protective compartments in the oil and gas industry
  • Production platforms, fixed and floating
  • FPSOs and FSOs
  • TLPs, spars and semi subs
  • Typical offshore topside modules

Van Dam serves you with high-level integrated solutions for blast and fire protection, designed and engineered to meet the requirements of the application. Let our experience be your added value. We pride ourselves on providing solutions in line with safety, security, reliability, sustainability and longevity.

Valhall Oilfield, North Sea

The Valhall field was discovered in 1975 and came online in 1982. It is operated by BP, which holds a 35.95% interest while the remaining 64.05% interest is held by Hess Norge.

Ekofisk II

The original Ekofisk area development consisted of eight oil and gas fields, namely Cod, Ekofisk, West Ekofisk, Tor, Albuskjell, Eldfisk, Edda and Embla.

Kristin Deepwater Project

The Kristin field is located in the south-west part of the Halten Bank in the Norwegian Sea.

Jotun Oil and Gas Field Project

The Jotun field is located on the Utsira High, between the Balder and Heimdal fields, approximately 200km west of Stavanger, Norway.

Bruce Phase II, North Sea

The Bruce field was originally developed under phase I, using two bridge-linked platforms, both connected to the main 32in Frigg trunkline by a 6km, 32in-diameter gas-export pipeline taking gas to the St Fergus Terminal.

Van Dam to Exhibit at OTC 2011

Van Dam is pleased to announce it is exhibiting at OTC 2011, one of the world's largest exhibitions within the oil and gas industry, taking place at Reliant Park, Houston, Texas, US, on 2-5 May 2011. OTC is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the field

Fire Post Blast Wall for GOM

Further to the fire post-blast test Van Dam carried out in May 2010 with success, we are now pleased to announce that PEMEX in Mexico has approved the H-120 fire post-blast wall according to the severe rules of their NORM NRF-072 2009. The test we did in 2010 proves that the fire wall

Van Dam’s Website Allows Visitors to View Product Data Sheets Online

Van Dam, a blast and fire protection specialist in the offshore industry, has added a new feature to its website. Now available on Van Dam’s website is product data sheets for door systems for the oil and gas industry. Main performance characteristics, dimensions and options of all GADA

Van Dam BV

PO Box 53

4793 ZH Fijnaart