Boskalis specializes in the installation of subsea power cables, umbilicals, risers and flowlines as well as inspection, repair and maintenance of complex subsea structures for the renewables, electricity and oil and gas markets. We combine the activities of subsea cables and flexibles (formerly VBMS, European market leader in subsea cable installation), subsea services (IRM with saturation and air diving) and subsea solutions, our one stop shop for subsea infrastructure scopes in waters of up to 300 meters deep.

We deliver added value with robust end-to-end project management and multi-disciplinary grid-to-grid solutions. In addition, Boskalis complies with strict European and international industry standards, reflected in a high SHEQ ranking. Boskalis provides quality services balanced with cost effectiveness, with a portfolio including major offshore developments in Europe and beyond. 

Offering an integrated package of solutions enables us to minimize risks and increase overall efficiency for our clients in the renewables and oil and gas sectors - from development of their assets and throughout the operational lifetime.

Subsea cables and flexibles

Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles (previously VBMS) specializes in subsea power cable installation and burial, Balance of Plant maintenance for the renewables market, and installation of interconnectors. As a total solutions provider, we have developed a reputation for having fewer interfaces. This allows us to remain focused on our client's needs. As a result, our highly skilled team delivers quality output that enhances effectiveness and reduces risks. Whatever your project may be, Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles is proud to deliver on time and within budget.

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Subsea solutions

Subsea Solutions combines the specialist capabilities of Boskalis in a one-stop shop solution for offshore EPCI field construction and small pool development. We have all inhouse expertise to install subsea infrastructures, such as risers, spools, clamps, J-tubes, I-tubes, caissons, matrasses and stabilization systems. Boskalis has drawn its lessons from delivering large, multidisciplinary projects and is equipped to manage scopes from installation only to turnkey, or EPCI projects.

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Subsea services

Boskalis provides innovative subsea inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM), as well as construction and decommissioning services, both offshore and inshore. We offer surface demand diving (air/nitrox/mixed gas), saturation diving and ROV services, together with in-house project management and subsea engineering. We operate globally from four strategic locations - our headquarters in the Netherlands and regional offices in Cape Town, Dubai and Singapore. Through our subsidiary Boskalis Hirdes, we can also remove unexploded ordnance.

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