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Boskalis amends Articles of Association

Papendrecht, 9 December 2016 Today the Articles of Association of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (“Boskalis”) have been amended in execution of the decision of the Extraordinary General meeting of Shareholders of 17 August 2016. With this amendment of the Articles of Association the voluntary large company regime on the level of Boskalis has been abolished. Furthermore the nominal value per share has been decreased. Boskalis declares that the thresholds to exercise the right of inquiry (het enquêterecht) shall not change due to the decrease in the nominal share capital. This means that article 346 sub clause 1 under c Book 2 Dutch Civil Code, and not  article 346 sub clause 1 under b Book 2 Dutch Civil Code, will remain applicable to shareholders. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Investor relations:
Martijn L.D. Schuttevâer Press:
Arno Schikker T +31 78 6969310 Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors. The company provides creative and innovative all-round solutions to infrastructural challenges in the maritime, coastal and delta regions of the world with services including the construction and maintenance of ports and waterways, land reclamation, coastal defense and riverbank protection. In addition, Boskalis offers a wide variety of marine services and contracting for the oil and gas sector and offshore wind industry as well as salvage solutions (SMIT Salvage). Furthermore, Boskalis has a number of strategic partnerships in harbour towage and terminal services (KOTUG SMIT Towage, Keppel Smit Towage, Saam Smit Towage and Smit Lamnalco). With a versatile fleet of 1,000 units Boskalis operates in around 75 countries across six continents. Boskalis has over 8,200 employees, excluding its share in partnerships. This press release can also be found on our website

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