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In 2013 Boskalis acquired Dockwise, the global market leader in heavy marine transport with over 30 years’ experience. As of 30 April 2018, Dockwise will continue to offer its services under the brand name Boskalis. This name change follows the decision by Boskalis to merge all of its activities under a single brand name in the course of 2018. By providing our services under the Boskalis brand name, we will continue to combine our knowledge, strength and expertise in the provision of heavy marine transportation, offshore installation and onshore logistical management. With strategically positioned engineering hubs around the world, we mainly service the oil and gas, renewables, mining, and port and marine industries.

Fleet and equipment

The Boskalis fleet of semi-submersible heavy lift vessels is the most trusted, reliable and flexible in the industry.
Boskalis can be relied upon to deliver a professional service in line with the highest safety and environmental standards - on time. We ensure that our vessels are in top condition, while our focus on the latest state-of-the-art technology keeps us at the forefront of our industry. Our highly motivated, passionate staff are key to our success. We can offer highly differentiated service packages to our global clients thanks to our expert engineering capabilities.

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Our heavy transport vessels

With a total of eleven semi-submersible heavy transport vessels in our fleet, we are in an excellent position to deliver the right vessel at the right time and location.

Our most distinctive asset for the transportation of production facilities is the Boka Vanguard. Its unique ‘bowless’ design can accommodate overhang at both bow and stern. With a deadweight capacity of 117,000 tons, it is the world’s largest semi-submersible vessel.

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Offshore Energy

For offshore energy related queries get in touch with our Offshore Energy department.