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Boskalis becomes full owner of Horizon

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired the remaining 37.5% in the Horizon Group (Horizon). The company already acquired 62.5% of the shares in the Sharjah, UAE, based marine survey company earlier this year.  Horizon’s activities are largely based in the Arabian Gulf, the Red Sea and an increasing presence for offshore wind in the Far…

Boskalis bags large foundation contract for Taiwanese offshore wind farm

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a large foundation contract for the 600 MW Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm (CFXD OWF), a project by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners. The contract was awarded to Boskalis in partnership with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction Co. Ltd. The companies will execute the project as BoWei (Boskalis HwaChi Offshore Wind…

Boskalis takes important step in reducing carbon emissions from its vessels

After tests with ‘drop-in’ blends of light biofuel and marine gas oil, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) will now have a world first by having its dredging vessel Willem van Oranje operate on 100% bio-fuel oil. It is a key next key step in the ‘Boskalis on Bio’ program for the testing of sustainable bio-fuel oil.  The…

Pull in second export cable Borssele Alpha

Today, May 11, the second export cable that will connect the Borssele Alpha Offshore High Voltage Substation with the transformer station at Borssele made landfall. A consortium of Boskalis and NKT Cables were granted the contract for the supply and installation of the two 220 kV export cables, with each a capacity of 350 MW,…

Boskalis bags Hornsea 2 offshore export cable installation contract

Ørsted Wind Power A/S has awarded Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) the offshore export cable installation contract for its Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm. The contract has a value of over 100 million Euro. It concerns three export cable circuits with a total length of approximately 380 kilometers. The project scope includes the preparation of the offshore…

The future of offshore wind at Maritime Energy Transition event 2019

On 14 March, the annual Maritime Energy Transition (MET) Event will take place at the VNAB building in Rotterdam. During this second edition, industry specialists will discuss the role of the maritime industry in the energy transition. With the urge for drastic steps in creating a more sustainable energy system, how does this impact the…

Boskalis to perform inter-array cable repair activities

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announced today it has signed a subsea cable integrity contract. The contract includes inter-array cable repair and replacement activities an offshore wind farm. Boskalis did not disclose the name of the offshore wind farm. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 80 million. Boskalis will utilize three anchored barge…

Boskalis preferred contractor for Scottish wind farm project

Boskalis is appointed as preferred contractor for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm project in Scotland. The project scope includes the transportation and installation of the wind turbine foundations, the offshore substation and cables. The award was made by Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL), a subsidiary of Red Rock Power Ltd. The award of the contract…

Boskalis purchases offshore cable assets of Bohlen Doyen GmbH

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. reached an agreement with SPIE for the acquisition of the offshore cable installation activities and assets of Wilhelmshaven based Bohlen Doyen GmbH. Bohlen Doyen’s offshore cable laying business operations comprise of grid to grid and offshore substation to shore connections, which includes the installation of (nearshore) offshore cables and the connection…