Press release

Papendrecht, 17 August 2016

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (the Meeting) today formalized the cancellation of the voluntary large company regime.

Furthermore, the Meeting adopted the proposal to reduce both the authorized share capital and the nominal value of the ordinary and cumulative protective preference shares. The authorized share capital of Boskalis now amounts to EUR 4.8 million with 240 million ordinary shares and 80 million cumulative protective preference shares. The respective nominal value per share now amounts to EUR 0.01 and EUR 0.03.

In addition the opportunity has been taken to align the text of the Articles of Association with recent Dutch statutory amendments.


Investor relations:
Martijn L.D. Schuttevâer

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.

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