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  • 15 February 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: ‘Artemis’ in New Suez Canal The New Suez Canal dredging program is moving ahead. The Van Oord’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Artemis’ arrived two days ago at the site and started work immediately.   VIDEO: Reuse of Dredged Materials by DEME DEME has […]

  • 13 August 2012

    Mr L. Radhakrishnan, the Chairman of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, held a meeting with the officials of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. on the commencement of the JNPT-MbPT channel dredging project, reports Exim India. This dredging contract has a total value of approximately EUR 175 million. The dredging work will commence in September 2012 and is […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    VBMS, a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., completed earlier this month the installation of two 16 kilometer-long 150kV HVAC cables for the Rampion offshore wind farm, situated off the coast of Worthing, UK. To overcome some environmental challenges in this very shallow water, VBMS had to extend the pre-installed landfall HDD’s with duct extensions […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority said in its latest release that the rainbowing operations for the new Offshore Center officially started on July 25. The rainbowing is being conducted by Boskalis’ mega cutter Helios, the largest and most powerful cutter suction dredger Boskalis has ever developed. The Offshore Center, to be used for activities in the areas […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has won a contract from the National Petroleum Construction Company of Abu Dhabi, UAE for dredging work related to the installation of an offshore gas pipeline of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company as well as to an existing offshore gas pipeline. The activities are due to start in the first quarter of […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world, Magnor, has docked at the Boskalis’ main office in Papendrecht, the Netherlands. The vessel, built by Ravestein, includes all the necessary equipment such as a large deck workshop, stores, machinery and an accommodation fully outfitted to receive a crew of eight. With the spuds of 40 m length, […]

  • 12 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    · Revenue slightly down on the same period last year   [mappress] Source: Boskalis, May 12, 2010 ;

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by the Vallei en Veluwe district water board for the construction of the Veessen-Wapenveld high-water channel in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands. The project is one of the more than 30 measures that make up the Dutch national Room for the River program, which is […]

  • 7 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Van Oord: New SRI Vessel for Offshore Division Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016.   GLDD Wins $30 Mln Freeport Harbor Contract Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Great Lakes), the […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain part of the shipping fairway of the River Elbe in Germany spanning a distance of 110 kilometers. The contract was awarded for a period of three years and has a value of approximately EUR 75 million. The activities are […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The developments at Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) in 2013 to date are in line with expectations. • Revenue higher than in the same period last year; • Good fleet utilization; • Order book stable compared to year-end 2012; • Dockwise acquisition finalized; integration process started. DEVELOPMENTS Boskalis realized a higher revenue in the first […]

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: Dredger in New Suez Canal  Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. Boskalis: Latest Addition to Its Hopper Fleet  The naming ceremony of the Freeway, […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a winter monitoring and settlement period of the new breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster will return today, February 25th 2015, and continue with the project. Boskalis will carry out a week’s re-shaping work using the same plant as last year, an excavator and the Doreen Dorward barge. As part of the February works, […]

  • 2 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis’ mega cutter Helios was named and christened during a festive ceremony yesterday in the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Helios is the largest and most powerful cutter suction dredger Boskalis has ever developed, the company said in its release. The self-propelled Helios is 152 meters long and has a breadth of 28 meters […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has published a video of the Dublin Port Capital Dredging operations carried out recently under the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project. The contractor performed the project by using the trailer suction hopper dredger FREEWAY. The Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project involves the creation/rehabilitation of 3km of quay walls, new berthing facilities and the […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Port of Rotterdam is making good progress with the construction of the new Offshore Center, said the port authority today. The Port Authority will be developing Rotterdam Offshore Center on a maximum of 70 ha of new land at Maasvlakte 2. The contract for the creation of new land has been awarded to PUMA, a joint […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently released a video showing the capabilities of trailing suction hopper dredgers. Trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) can fill their own holds (hoppers) by sucking material from the seabed using a trailing suction head fitted to pipes that trail over the bed as the ship sails. TSHDs are meant to operate independently of […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the main contractor for delivering new sea defenses in Southsea worth £100 million. The Southsea Coastal Scheme will provide flood protection to more than 8,000 properties and 704 businesses at risk, due to ageing existing coastal defenses along 4.5km of Solent coastline. […]

  • 20 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Consortium Bags Singapore Port Expansion Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development.    Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be “Game Changer” The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that 70.19 percent of the shareholders have elected a stock dividend distributed in the form of ordinary shares. As a result, 3,284,415 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. […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has announced the delivery of an ultra-high powered, compact 2400hp Cable Burial Tractor (CBT2400) to Boskalis. The CBT2400 and associated deck equipment were mobilized directly onto Boskalis’ specialist cable lay vessel, the NDEAVOR from the Swan Hunter quayside access point adjacent to SMD’s production facility, the company reported. The tractor […]

  • 23 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Picture of the Day: Utrecht in Besiktas Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock.   Passaic River, Newark Bay Clean-Up Research This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord have officially confirmed that a consortium consisting of Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has won a major contract from the Suez Canal Authorities for the next phase of the New Suez Canal dredging works. Prime Minister Dr. […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Boskalis, a Dutch dredging and heavylift company, has successfully wrapped up a coastal protection project at Katwijk, a coastal municipality and town in the province of South Holland, situated in the mid-western part of the Netherlands.  “We recently carried out beach replenishment work near Katwijk for this reason, finishing in perfect time for the […]

  • 2 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 26 – December 2, 2018).   EUR 250 Million Deal for Boskalis Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a sizable export cable installation contract for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection.   Savannah Harbor Expansion Project on Track […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. achieved a net profit of EUR 150 million in 2017, in line with expectations. This compares to a net loss of EUR 564 million in 2016 as a result of EUR 840 million of non-cash impairment charges, the company said in its announcement.  Revenue declined by 10 per cent to EUR 2.34 billion […]