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Boskalis Annual General Meeting of Shareholders outcome

Papendrecht, 12 May 2015 Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopted the 2014 financial statements at the annual meeting (the Meeting) held today. All other voting items were also adopted, including:


The Meeting reappointed Mr. J.M. Hessels, Mr. J.N. van Wiechen and Mr. C. van Woudenberg as members of the Supervisory Board for a term of four years.  Furthermore the Supervisory Board reappointed Mr. T.L. Baartmans, member of the Board of Management, for a period of four years.


Mr. Van der Veer was appointed as a member of the Boskalis Supervisory Board for a period of four years. Mr. J. van der Veer (1947, Dutch nationality) is the former CEO of Royal Dutch Shell plc. 


The Meeting approved the proposed dividend of EUR 1.60 per share to be distributed in ordinary shares, unless the shareholder opts to receive a cash dividend. The relevant option period will commence on 18 May 2015 and close on 1 June 2015. The dividend will be payable from 9 June 2015.

14 May Ex-dividend date
15 May Record date for dividend entitlement (after market close)
1 June Final date for stating preference for dividend in cash or shares
4 June Determination and publication of conversion rate for stock dividend based on the volume-weighted average share price on 2, 3 and 4 June (after market close)
9 June Dividend payment and delivery of shares
20 August Publication of 2015 half-year results
13 November Trading update on third quarter of 2015
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Investor relations: Martijn L.D. Schuttevâer, 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 offshore energy sector including subsea, heavy transport, lifting and installation (through Boskalis, Dockwise and Fairmount) and towage and salvage (through SMIT). Furthermore, Boskalis has a number of strategic partnerships in harbor towage and terminal services (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. Excluding its share in partnerships, Boskalis has approximately 8,500 employees.

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