The BOKA Vanguard, the world’s largest semi-submersible heavy lift vessel of Boskalis, is currently getting ready to load a 90,000-ton Floating Production, Storage and Offloading platform.
SMIT Salvage successfully removed the wreck of the TS Taipei offshore Shimen in the north of Taiwan.
Boskalis has broken many engineering records with the transport of the largest and heaviest SPAR ever, the largest catamaran topside float-over and more than 100,000 worked hours with zero lost time injuries
With the acquisition Boskalis fulfils its strategic ambition to build a position in the offshore survey market and becomes a specialist provider of subsea geotechnical surveys.
Boskalis has ordered a new self-propelled mega cutter from IHC Merwede. The new vessel will also have a total installed power of 23,700 kW, a pumping capacity of 15,600 kW and a maximum cutter capacity of 7,000 kW.
Boskalis in joint venture with Jan De Nul has acquired a contract with port operator JNPT for the deepening and widening of the access channel towards Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai, India.
Due to the strongly deteriorated market conditions in the offshore energy sector and the resulting outlook, Boskalis announces that it will report a non-cash impairment charge of EUR 840 million in its annual results 2016.
Boskalis has over the last couple of weeks acquired a number of medium sized and various smaller projects in the Netherlands with a combined contract value of more than EUR 200 million.
Boskalis was last night named winner of the SponsorRing 2016 award in the ‘Society’ category for its sponsorship of The Ocean Cleanup’s North Sea prototype test.
The company plans to cut 650 jobs worldwide, including 150 in the Netherlands, and scrap 24 ships despite making EUR440 million profit in 2015 and EUR148 million in the first half of 2016.