DREDGING SUPPORT POTENTIAL PARTNERS
IHC Holland is represented in West Africa by Rohan WA Limited. Our partnership with IHC is leveraged on our relationship with Rohan WA. IHC Holland, member of the IHC Caland group of companies, designs, builds and supplies capital goods and services for the dredging industry, companies that use foundation machinery and companies that build tunnels in soft soil. The dredging industry consists of dredging contractors, alluvial mining, sand and gravel extraction firms, other contractors and shipyards.
OUR TECHNICAL PARTNERS
After the World War II in 1946 former Thijssen CV started with the production
of sand and gravel with draglines and screening plants. For the construction
of houses, roads and factories the company worked with dozers and trucks.
One year later the company has built its own 14”/12” suction dredger.
In the next 35 years there was full attention for production and screening of
sand and gravel. Because of the high quality of production and screening the
company has got the sole license for delivery materials to nuclear reactors in
The Netherlands. Thijssen CV changed its name into Fa. A. Thijssen.
May 1978 the company started the business of dredging sand for reclamation,
stockpiling, ﬁllings, jetty, canals and harbour sweeping in The Netherlands and
In 1981 the company began with giving advice and mediation through which
buying and selling dredgers and screening plants started up.
From 1992 - 1999 Alex Thijssen worked in Nigeria, where he has built his
career for 8 years in management at Damil Dredging and Marine International
Ltd., together with an Englishman.