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  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In March 2016 Boskalis started work on Stage 1 of one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe: the Marker Wadden in the Netherlands. The Marker Wadden, to be developed in phases over the coming years, is aimed at restoring the ecosystem in the Markermeer/IJmeer to allow nature to flourish. Phase one of […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has announced that routine maintenance dredging will be carried out between Fountain Lake Corner and Portsmouth International Port from 16-18 November 2016. The contractor for these works is Boskalis Westminster Ltd. The vessel conducting this task will be the Terra Plana, Boskalis’ new water injection dredger. “She will display the […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Boskalis multi-purpose vessels Ndeavor and Ndurance won the Innovation Award in the category ‘Dredging Support Vessel’ yesterday evening, during the IHS DPC Innovation Awards ceremony in London. The jury praised the innovative design and multi-functionality of the vessels. The vessels are able to execute multiple tasks: dredging, transportation and accurate installation of rock, solid […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has closed the third quarter of 2016 in line with expectations. Both revenue and operating profit were higher than the average seen in the first two quarters of the year. The increase was wholly attributable to the contribution from the offshore activities acquired from VolkerWessels, which are consolidated with effect from […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    During yesterday’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, Ms. I. Haaijer was appointed to the Supervisory Board of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for a four year term. Ms. Haaijer (47) fulfills the function of President & CEO of DSM Food Specialties and is member of the Business Council of Royal DSM N.V. She has formerly occupied the positions of […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis’ subsidiary VBMS, in consortium with NKT Cables, has been awarded the Borssele Alpha contract by TenneT for the installation of two export cables that will connect the Borssele offshore wind farms 1 and 2 to TenneT’s onshore grid in the Netherlands. The contract value of Boskalis’ share is approximately EUR 70 million. Separately, the […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Havant Borough Council recently completed the beach management operations along the Hayling Island seafront in accordance with the Beach Management Plan for the area. The contractor, Boskalis Westminster Limited, used dredger – the Sospan Dau – to carry out the works. Around 25,000 cubic meters of shingle material was dredged from Chichester Harbor, transported a […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently announced that the trade union CNV Vakmensen has agreed to the social plan related to the previously announced fleet rationalization. Few weeks ago, the Dutch Works Council of Boskalis agreed to the fleet rationalization and the related social plan. In November, the company will start with the implementation of the […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture partnership between Boskalis Westminster N.V. and McLaughlin & Harvey has won a contract for the £30 million inner Peterhead harbor redevelopment project –  Peterhead Scheme 2. The development scheme entails the strengthening and deepening of the port, land reclamation with revetment, widening of the harbor entrance, demolition works and improved services throughout. The harbor […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has announced the nomination of Ms. Ilona Haaijer as member of the Supervisory Board. The nomination of Ms. Haaijer follows a decision by the Supervisory Board to increase the number of its members from six to seven. Therefore a vacancy in the Supervisory Board needs to be fulfilled. Ms. Haaijer has formerly occupied the positions […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has unveiled a sculpture on the man-made island Punta Pacifica, constructed off the coast of Panama City. The sculpture called Ocean Reef I was presented by Boskalis CEO Peter Berdowski to José Isabel Blandón (alcalde del Distrito de Panamá) in the presence of Alfredo Aleman (CEO Ocean Reef Marina). Boskalis constructed the first Punta […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has won a $14 million contract for dredging and maintenance works on the Martin Garcia canal, said a press release from the Uruguayan Government. The agreement between the Argentina-Uruguay River Plate Commission and the Dutch company was signed last week in Buenos Aires. The main goal of this dredging scheme is to maintain the […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that its Works Council has unanimously rendered a positive advice on the fleet rationalization plan announced early July. Part of the positive advice in an agreement to continue to crew two of the five Fairmount vessels for the time being with Dutch employees. As a consequence, 24 vessels will be […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC yard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, has completed installation of the cutter ladder for Boskalis’ self-propelled cutter suction dredger HELIOS. The cutter ladder – which has a length of 47m and a weight of 1,717,000kg (excluding the side winches) – was built at IHC shipyard in Sliedrecht. The Helios has an overall length of approx. 152 meter, […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and GoodFuels Marine have performed successful live tests on a sustainable wood-based drop-in biofuel called UPM BioVerno. The tests were conducted on a vessel working on the Dutch Marker Wadden nature restoration project in the middle of the Markermeer lake. The fuel supplied by Finnish UPM Biofuels is the first […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd and Boskalis-Middle East recently won a multi-million dredging contract for the New Port Project (NPP) project in Doha, Qatar. The contract, awarded by the NPP steering committee in August, includes quay walls, channel dredging works, and construction of 4km long breakwater at the Economic Zone 3(QEZ3). According to Abdul Aziz Mohammed al-Nuaimi, Chairman of the […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Self-propelled megacutter, HELIOS, has arrived in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, where she will be completed at the Royal IHC yard for Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis). The outfitted hull was built at the Uljanik shipyard in Pula, Croatia and was recently transported to Kinderdijk. The completion of the construction includes the installation of the main dredging equipment, […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 147.5 million in the first half of 2016 (H1 2015: EUR 306.5 million). Revenue in the first half of the year fell 25% compared to the first half of last year to EUR 1.17 billion (H1 2015: EUR 1.57 billion). Whereas the first half of 2015 was extremely busy, […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency (EA) has awarded a contract to VBA, the joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, to carry out post flooding recovery works in Cumbria, Lancashire and West Yorkshire. The large scale multi-site contract involves projects spread across the whole of the Cumbria and Lancashire regions as well as the Calder Valley […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has completed its fleet rationalization study announced earlier this year. Based on the results of the study it has been decided to take 24 vessels out of service in the coming two years. This will result in the loss of approximately 650 jobs worldwide during this period. Peter Berdowski, CEO Boskalis: “After […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has announced that the Noorderzijlvest district water board intends to award the contract for the Eemshaven-Delfzijl dike reinforcement project to a consortium consisting of Boskalis & KWS Infra. The contract carries a value of more than EUR 60 million, of which Boskalis’ share is more than EUR 40 million. The project […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Boskalis’ Magnor, one of the world’s largest backhoe dredgers, is in Hull, conducting dredging operations for the Green Port development project. The Green Port scheme, being developed by Siemens and its partner Associated British Ports (ABP), will be the the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. The Magnor, launched in mid-February […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    TBG Harlingen – Thecla Bodewes Group has just announced that the sea trials of the Boskalis’ new water injection dredger Terra Plana were successfully completed. The contract for the construction of the Terra Plana was signed on June 3, 2015 and the actual work on the dredger began in September 2015. Main characteristics of the Terra […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dublin Port Company (DPC) is about to begin regular maintenance dredging of the port’s navigation channel and berthing pockets to maintain a ruling depth of -7.8m Chart Datum. According to the DPC, the maintenance dredging campaign has been set for June 20th 2016 and is expected to last for 4-8 weeks. The international dredging company Boskalis […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, and the Fehmarn Belt Contractors joint venture, consisting of Boskalis and Van Oord, today signed the previously announced contract related to the construction of the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link. Boskalis/Van Oord’s share of the contract is approximately EUR 300 million. The contract is conditional to obtaining […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    One of the world’s largest backhoe dredgers, the Magnor, is currently working on the Green Port development project in Hull. The Green Port project, being developed by Siemens and its partner Associated British Ports, will be the the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. According to the ABP, the work on the Green Port Hull is […]