Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a number of contracts in Nigeria with a total value of approximately € 90 million.
A project for Prodeco International Limited will involve dredging and reclamation of approximately 180 hectares of land for the Onne Port Oil & Gas Free Zone for expansion of the Federal Lighter Terminal and the Federal Ocean Terminal in Onne Port. The material required for the reclamation works will be sourced from nearby creeks and rivers using a cutter dredge and a medium-sized hopper dredge. Work will begin in mid-2011 and will last approximately two to three years.
Three other projects in the Niger Delta Nigeria are related to construction of riverbed protection works maintenance dredging of canals and land reclamation works.