Thursday, October 7, 2021
Port-Louis harbor mauritius
Shipping

Former Mauritian Port Chairman Bribed by Boskalis Gets Jail Term Extended on Appeal

Former Mauritius Ports Authority Chairman has had his 2019 conviction upheld and sentence extended by the Mauritian Supreme Court. By Vel Moonien in Mauritius Thirteen years after an investigation was launched...

October 7, 2021
Total Views: 1421

Friday, April 10, 2020
golden ray salvage
Accidents

Boskalis Expands OPA-90 Salvage Services with Acquisition of Ardent Americas

Dutch marine services firm Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has announced the acquisition of maritime emergency response specialist Ardent Americas, helping expand its OPA-90 services in the United States. Ardent Americas...

April 10, 2020
Total Views: 42

Thursday, August 1, 2019
Boluda towing
Maritime News

Boskalis, Kotug Complete Sale of Kotug Smit Towage to Boluda

Royal Boskalis Westminster has completed the sale of Dutch towing company Kotug Smit Towage to Spain-based Boluda Group. Boskalis was co-shareholder of Kotug Smit Towage with Kotug International. The initial...

August 1, 2019
Total Views: 17

Monday, July 15, 2019
Interesting

Photos: BOKA Vanguard Loads Carnival Cruise Ship for Dry Docking

The cruise ship Carnival Vista has been loaded onto the deck of semi-submersible heavy lift vessel BOKA Vanguard for its dry dock repairs in Freeport, Bahamas. The Dutch owner of...

July 15, 2019
Total Views: 599

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Johan Sverdrup processing platform
Maritime News

Photos: 28,100-ton Johan Sverdrup Processing Platform Departs South Korea Aboard World’s Largest Heavy Lift Vessel

The 28,100-ton topside for the Johan Sverdrup processing platform has departed the Samsung Heavy Industries in Geoje, South Korea bound aboard the Boskalis Vanguard, the world’s largest heavy-transport vessel. The topside, which...

December 19, 2018
Total Views: 17

Friday, August 17, 2018
john s mccain heavy lift transport
Maritime News

Boskalis Terminates Low-End Transport Activities Amid Heavy Losses

Dutch marine services company Boskalis will be terminating its loss-making low-end transport activities. The announcement came this week as Boskalis revealed a lower operating result in the first half of...

August 17, 2018
Total Views: 6

Monday, December 5, 2016
News

Boskalis Trims Holding in Fugro, Causing Shares to Sink

AMSTERDAM, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Shares in Dutch deep-sea prospector Fugro fell 4.5 percent on Monday after larger rival Boskalis announced that it had trimmed its holding in the company....

December 5, 2016
Total Views: 2

Monday, September 19, 2016
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Maritime News

Boskalis Taking 24 Vessels Out of Service

Dutch marine contractor Boskalis announced Monday that it is moving ahead with its plan to take two dozen vessels out of service and layoff hundreds of workers after its work...

September 19, 2016
Total Views: 19

Friday, July 8, 2016
Maritime News

Boskalis to Take 24 Vessels Out of Service, Cut 650 Jobs

Dutch marine services provider Royal Boskalis Westminster has announced plans to cut approximately 650 jobs worldwide over the next two years as it takes 24 vessels out service. The job...

July 8, 2016
Total Views: 35

Monday, April 4, 2016
Boskalis
News

Boskalis Completes Strabag Wasserbrau Acquisition

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced that it completed the acquisition of the dredging activities and assets of STRABAG Wasserbau GmbH. The deal, valued at €70 million, included the equipment, personnel...

April 4, 2016
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
boskalis ndeavor malampaya
Maritime News

Boskalis Sees Profit Fall, Fleet Cuts on Weak Oil Industry

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM, March 9 (Reuters) – Marine construction company Boskalis expects a drop in net profit this year as depressed commodity prices hit demand for oil-related infrastructure, it...

March 9, 2016
Total Views: 23

Thursday, August 20, 2015
News

New Suez Canal Dredging Helps Boskalis Sail Past First Half Profit Forecast

  By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Dutch marine engineering company Boskalis reported a 21 percent rise in first-half earnings, comfortably beating market expectations thanks to an exceptionally...

August 20, 2015
Total Views: 30

Friday, March 20, 2015
News

Boskalis Ups Fugro Stake: ‘No offer coming, it’s just an interesting company’

Dutch maritime services provider Royal Boskalis Westminster has once again increased its holding in Fugro N.V., but again insists that is not a step towards making an offer for the...

March 20, 2015
Total Views: 2

Friday, January 9, 2015
News

Boskalis Ups Stake in Fugro

Dutch maritime services provider Royal Boskalis Westminster says it has increased its stake in Fugro N.V. to 20.01%, but assures that it is not a step towards making full offer for the company.

January 9, 2015
Total Views: 2

Monday, December 15, 2014
News

Boskalis and KOTUG Forming Harbor Towage Joint Venture

Dutch marine services provider Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and KOTUG International B.V., a leading harbor towage also based in the Netherlands, have agreed to merge their European harbor towage businesses.

December 15, 2014
Total Views: 4

Friday, December 12, 2014
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Maritime News

Smit Lamnalco Expands Australian Operations Through Major Acquisition

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced today that its subsidiary Smit Lamnalco will be expanding its presence in Australia through the acquisition of PB Towage from dry bulk shipper Pacific Basin Shipping...

December 12, 2014
Total Views: 1

Friday, November 7, 2014
News

As Market Conditions Deteriorate, Boskalis Acquires Stake in Fugro

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. described Fugro today as an “interesting” company today after buying a 14.8 percent stake in the global geotechnical and subsea services provider. For Boskalis, the similarities lie...

November 7, 2014
Total Views: 3

Saturday, October 18, 2014
boskalis
Maritime News

Boskalis Wins $1.5 Billion Suez Canal Dredging Contract

A consortium consisting of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), Van Oord, NMDC (Abu Dhabi) and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has won a contract from the Suez Canal Authorities in connection with the...

October 18, 2014
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Accidents

Baltic Ace Salvage Suffers Major Setback

A planned attempt to the lift the sunken Baltic Ace car carrier from the seafloor near the port of Rotterdam has been abandoned because damage to the ship is worse than originally thought, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment said Tuesday.

August 12, 2014
Total Views: 29

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Maritime News

Boskalis and SAAM Joint Ventures Begin 100-Vessel Americas Harbor Towing Ops

Royal Boskalis Westminster and SAAM have announced the successful creation of a joint harbor towage operation consisting of 100 tugboats within North and South America.

July 3, 2014
Total Views: 2