International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Boskalis Issues Trade Update

In May, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) released a trading update, indicating its market picture and developments for the first three months of the year are in line with the expectations outlined at the publication of the 2018 annual results. The picture includes higher revenue compared to… Read More

Boskalis Awarded Two Dredging Contracts in Indonesia

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded two contracts in Indonesia. On the island of Sulawesi, Boskalis will expand the Makassar New Port container terminal, and on the island of Java, it will prepare land for a new petrochemical complex. Both projects will be executed in… Read More

IADC Releases Fleet List

The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released an updated version of the IADC Fleet List. Data regarding the plants of IADC members is gathered annually by the Registered Plant Committee and then formulated into a list. The Fleet List is given to Clarksons Research, where the data… Read More

Boskalis Begins Dredging for First Canadian LNG Export Facility

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has begun dredging for the development of the first large-scale LNG export facility at the District of Kitimat, British Columbia. LNG Canada Development Inc. is overseeing construction and the operations that will convert natural gas to liquefied natural gas for export. The contract value is… Read More

Royal Boskalis Turns to Biofuels

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has begun using a biofuel blend for its trailing suction hopper dredge Prins der Nederlanden and previously used a B50 biofuel blend in equipment for the Marker Wadden dredging project. The use of the blend is part of the “Boskalis on Bio”… Read More

Royal Boskalis Releases Half Year Results

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has released its operating results from the first half of 2018. Overall there was a decrease in the first half, as compared to 2017, mostly due to a drop in the Offshore Energy division, which has prompted Boskalis to terminate these activities. The company… Read More

Royal Boskalis Sending Fairway to Work in New Zealand

Royal Boskalis will be sending its 230-meter long (754-foot)  trailing suction hopper dredge Fairway to New Zealand’s Lyttelton Harbour in August to begin work to widen the navigation channel in the harbor to 20 meters (66 feet). Contracted by the Lyttelton Port Company (LPC), Boskalis will begin by lengthening the… Read More