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  • 27 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., secured $16.8 million for the Louisiana Coastal Area Program (LCA) to begin construction on LCA Ecosystem Restoration projects and $9.36 million to study future projects. The funding was included during a markup by the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee of the FY13 Energy and Water Development appropriations bill. […]

  • 18 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis proposal to SMIT Pension Fund · One-off voluntary deposit of approximately € 30 million · No additional future obligations for further deposits · No reduction in pension entitlements as from 1 January 2011 · Deposit has no impact on Boskalis’ earnings Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it has today submitted a written proposal […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has placed an order with Samsung for the construction of a power cable laying vessel. The vessel with an overall length of 100 meters and with a cable loading capacity of 5,000 ton is expected to be completed in the second half of 2012. Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has also been […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) wishes to announce that the integration process as a result of the merger of Boskalis and SMIT is progressing well. The process is being led by Peter Berdowski (CEO Boskalis) and Ben Vree (CEO SMIT) and based on current findings the integration is expected to be completed in December 2010. […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest ecosystem restoration projects ever undertaken by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has restored the Caminada Headland, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. The new beach covers an area […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $9.3 million grant has been awarded to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to increase knowledge of the lower Mississippi River and how large-scale Coastal Master Plan projects will affect the ecosystem, navigation and economic activity. According to CPRA, the grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) will fund […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has reached an agreement with The Rezayat Group of Saudi Arabia (Rezayat) to sell SMIT’s terminal and AHTS transport activities to Lamnalco Ltd (Lamnalco). Boskalis and Rezayat each own a 50% stake in Lamnalco. Lamnalco will pay approximately USD 450 million for these activities and Boskalis will receive a net cash […]

  • 30 March 2012

    A fossilised otter skull trawled from the bottom of the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands last year is approximately 9000 years old. This otter fossil was found together with the remains of mammoths and other mammals dating from the ice age. 14C dating shows that this carnivore did not live between 50,000 […]

  • 9 May 2012

    International diversified resource company Astra Resources PLC, through its joint venture in the Cagayan River Construction and Development Corporation (CRCDC) will begin the dredging of its Philippine iron sands project in late 2012. Through its subsidiary Astra Philippines Pty Ltd, Astra beneficially owns ninety percent (90%) of the joint venture company CRCDC, a Philippine registered […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A pattern of dramatic, widespread shoreline loss along Louisiana’s coast caused by the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been revealed by a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Researchers used NASA’s annual mapping to analyze shoreline loss across most of upper Barataria Bay, located […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV, AGT and TechForce Innovations are drawing up a ‘smart’ plan for the protection of Bhola Island’s coastline saving lives and money. The aim of the consortium is to develop sustainable coastal protection solutions for Bhola Island, located at the mouth of the Meghna River, home to 1.7 million Bangladeshis. An innovative Erosion Early […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Not every project needs the early involvement of contractors. But complicated mega projects demand imaginative and innovative approaches. These projects – new and expanded ports, major coastal protection and large reclamation areas in sensitive environments – require solutions which take advantage of the highest level of knowledge from all available resources. And one of these […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded three contracts on the African subcontinent with a total value of approximately € 100 million. The largest contract was awarded in Nigeria by Saipem and involves dredging and equipment maintenance support work for an operational oil facility. Two other recently awarded projects located in Morocco and the Republic […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited, the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, announced the unaudited interim results of the Company and its subsidiaries (the “Group”) for the six months ended 30 June 2011(the “Reporting Period”). – Revenue of RMB461.6 million, representing a year-on-year increase of 188% – Gross […]

  • 21 July 2010

    The approval this afternoon of President Obama’s budget request to begin funding coastal Louisiana restoration construction projects by the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development is “a down payment in what must be a long-term commitment to restoring and protecting coastal Louisiana,” according to five local and national conservation groups. The Subcommittee’s approval […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved DuPont’s updated shoreline master program. DuPont’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of about three and one half miles of marine shoreline. It also will lead to improvements in water quality in the city. DuPont’s shoreline master program guides […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The local government has readied a massive flood control mechanism so as not to have a repeat of the worst floods that it experienced the past two successive years, the Balanga City mayor announced Monday. Mayor Jose Enrique Garcia III admitted it would be a gigantic undertaking but it could be made possible if the […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Minister Schultz van Haegen, the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, will be presenting the draft Master Plan for the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) programme during her trade mission to Indonesia. The Master Plan offers a long-term solution to flooding in North Jakarta, and was drafted in the course of the past […]

  • 3 May 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a LoI (Letter of Intent) to install rock on the 1,220-kilometer “Nord Stream” gas pipelines running through the Baltic Sea, connecting Russia to Northern Germany. The contract value will amount to approximately € 100 million, with the share of Boskalis amounting approximately € 50 million. Earlier, in January […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has been successful in securing orders worth € 350 million for a wide range of dredging and offshore vessels and equipment. The company’s Dredging division has confirmed new contracts for the delivery of a large custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger, 13 units that will be supplied by IHC Beaver Dredgers and a cutter […]

  • 1 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has won a contract for the construction of a new port terminal TX2 at Superporto do Açu. The Açu Superport industrial complex in the north of Rio de Janeiro state is the largest port-industry enterprise in Latin America and is expected to become one of the largest port complexes in […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In order to prevent future flooding of the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, and ensure economic prosperity and growth of the whole region, infrastructure of Fraser River must be improved, managed and maintained. According to the latest report on the Economic Importance of the Lower Fraser River, released by the Metro Vancouver and Chambers of Commerce, “to […]

  • 20 July 2012

    A Committee has been constituted to scale up private investment in Inland Waterways Sector under the Secretary, Planning Commission. The Secretary, Ministry of Shipping, DG of Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and a representative of Department of Economic Affairs will be the members. This Committee would undertake a systematic effort to identify new areas […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the relocation of all operational activities in recent days, the new Doha (Qatar) Airport has become fully operational. Hamad International Airport was built on land that was reclaimed from the Gulf waters. DEME realised this platform for the new airport – a project for which it reclaimed more than 60 million m³ sand in […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    At today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) a number of changes were approved with regard to the composition of the Supervisory Board. Furthermore, the meeting adopted the dividend proposal of € 1.24 per share. Mr. C. van Woudenberg was reappointed as a member of the Supervisory Board of Boskalis […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) is now working on the next stage of Chatham Rock Phosphate’s undersea project, following successful meetings in the Netherlands. Representatives from the two companies have just concluded a number of meetings in Papendrecht, the Netherlands with Boskalis making it clear it wishes to proceed to the next stage of […]