The Netherlands: 70 Pct of Boskalis Shareholders Elects Stock Dividend

70 Pct of Boskalis Shareholders Elects Stock Dividend

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that 70 percent of the shareholders have elected a stock dividend distributed in the form of ordinary shares. As a result, 3,811,937 new ordinary shares will be issued today.

The admission of these shares to trading on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam is required under the rules of Euronext Rulebook Book I. The admission will take place on 6 June 2012 (today).

With the admission, the total number of the ordinary shares of Boskalis is 107,283,679.

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors. The company provides creative and innovative all-round solutions to infrastructural challenges in the maritime, coastal and delta regions of the world with the construction and maintenance of ports and waterways, land reclamation, coastal defense and riverbank protection.

Boskalis offers a wide variety of marine services through SMIT including harbour towage, salvage, subsea, transport and heavy lift services.

It also has strategic partnerships in the Middle East (Archirodon) and in terminal services (Smit Lamnalco). Boskalis has a versatile fleet of over 1,100 units and operates in around 75 countries across six continents. Including its share in partnerships, Boskalis has approximately 14,000 employees.


Dredging Today Staff, June 6, 2012