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Trench dredging gas pipeline, Nord Stream

The Nord Stream gas pipeline project is a joint project of four major companies: Gazprom, BASF/Wintershall, E.ON Ruhrgas and Gasunie. The project is more than just a pipeline. It is a new channel for Russian natural gas exports and a major infrastructure project which is expected to set a new benchmark in EU-Russia cooperation. In view of current developments the new pipeline will be an important factor of energy security in Europe.

Nord Stream consists out of two 1,220 kilometers sub-sea gas pipelines from Russia to Northern Germany through the Baltic Sea and will transport natural gas to supply both businesses and private households. The first pipeline is due for completion in 2011. The second line is due to be completed in 2012. Boskalis Offshore, partner within the Joint Venture Boskalis Offshore-Tideway, will prepare the seabed (by means of subsea rock installation) for the laying of the pipelines over the full distance of the Nord Stream pipeline route. Boskalis Offshore also executes the shore approach of the pipelines in Germany. The contract for the preparation of the seabed for the 1,220 kilometers pipelines requires the construction of rock beds and berms using rocks to level the seabed and to provide on-bottom stability for both pipelines. Subsea rock installation will be executed by the nominated Dynamically Positioned Fallpipe Vessels Seahorse, Sandpiper and Rollingstone. The project will be executed in a 50/50 partnership with Tideway. The contract for the shore approach for the pipelines in Germany requires dredging of a trench for the pipelines, pipe-pulls over a distance of approximately 1.4 kilometers and the backfilling of the dredged trench. A 700 meters cofferdam will be constructed at the landfall to facilitate the pipe-pulls. The shore approach will be executed in a 50/50 partnership with Rohde Nielsen A/S.

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Jotun A

The Jotun A FPSO, a 92,000 DWT FPSO capable of producing 70,000 bpd, began producing in 1999 on the Jotun field (Norway). As part of Vår Energi’s investment in increased oil recovery from the Balder field in the North Sea an upgrade of the Jotun FPSO is required. The Balder Future project will extend the life of the field (PL 001) by 2045, giving Norway’s oldest license a lifetime of 80 years.

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L10 -C -D & -G Decommissioning

Neptune Energy Netherlands B.V. (Neptune) has awarded Boskalis the contract for the removal, transport and load-in of three platforms. These platforms are located in the Dutch North Sea,
approximately 90 km west of Terschelling.

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Borssele ALPHA/BETA

Royal Boskalis Westminster is a leading global marine contractor and services provider. With safety as our core value, we offer a wide variety of specialist activities to the oil & gas and renewa-bles sectors. These activities include marine instal-lation and decommissioning, seabed intervention, marine transport and services, subsea services and marine survey. In addition, Boskalis is a global dredging contractor, provides towage and terminal services across the globe and delivers marine salvage solutions. By understanding what drives our clients we are able to provide the solutions that enable them to meet their specific business goals. For this reason we are constantly looking for new ways to broaden and optimize our offering and are committed to expanding our proposition, supported by our financial strength. With our committed professionals in engineering, project management and operations, 800 special-ized vessels and an unprecedented breadth of activities in 90 countries across six continents we help our clients in the offshore industry push boundaries and create new horizons.

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Çanakkale 1915 bridge

The 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, also known as the Çanakkale Strait Bridge, is a proposed suspension bridge being constructed in the Çanakkale area in Turkey. Situated just south of the towns of Lapseki in Asia and Sütlüce Village in Europe. The bridge will span the Dardanelles strait, about 10 km south of the Sea of Marmara.

Aberdeen bay offshore windfarm project

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Boskalis was subcontracted to install 2 topsides and 3 jackets in the NASR and Umm Shait oil fields: The Accommodation Platform/AP Jacket, the Separation Platform/SP Jacket and the Gas Treatment Platform/GTP Jacket are installed in the NASR Field. The installed net weights of the jackets ranged from 2,270 to 3,070 metric tons.