About Us

  • Jack Up Barge BV was founded in 2003 with the acquisition of modular jack-ups from Ballast Nedam.
  • Part of the Van Es Holding.
  • Privately owned
  • Based in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands and Dubai, UAE.
  • Delivery of first GustoMSC’s self-elevating platforms entering offshore renewables industry.
  • Start of activities in Middle East in 2015.
  • Jack-Up Barge has launched the Safety Culture Program – Elevating Safety in 2018 with the objective to strengthen the Safety Culture and sustain our commitment.


Since its start JUB has been active in the renewables industry. While initially focusing on the installation of complete turbines JUB has specialized itself in services for the hook up and commissioning of High voltage Direct current (HVDC) converter stations and Offshore Sub-Stations (OSS). Occasionally JUB supports cable repair projects in near shore environments like in Q2 2018 in France.

Oil & Gas

JUB has worked on a variety of Life of Field and maintenance projects in Europe and the Middle East. JUB has specialized itself to support with its accomodation and lifting capabilities.
JUB has valid (UK) safety cases for its units.
Combined with the well plug and abandonment track record of our sister company SWIFT Drilling BV we have to ability to offer an integrated well abandonment package.


JUB has worked across the globe to support infrastructure developments like LNG import and export facilities or desalination plants in port & near shore. JUB supports each stage of these projects, from early site investigations to the actual construction of the facility.

Salvage and Decomissioing

JUB’s equipment is tailored to special projects that need lifting and accommodation solutions. With our crane and large deck capacity JUB contributes to the efficient piece-small decommissioning of obsolete platforms and wrecks.


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