Dockwise Ltd : Dockwise Acknowledges Improved Offer

Dockwise Ltd : Dockwise Acknowledges Improved Offer 
BREDA, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 12/21/12 --  Dockwise Ltd
("Dockwise") has taken notice of this morning's release on the
announcement of a voluntary offer for a price of Euro 18.50 per
share. 
Dockwise welcomes the further increase in price in this offer. 
Dockwise will continue the dialogue with Boskalis with the aim of
reaching agreement on a merger document which can be recommended to
our shareholders as
well as to other stakeholders in the Company. 
Further announcements will be made if and when appropriate. 
This is a press release in accordance with Section 5:25i paragraph 2
of the Dutch Financial Supervision Act (Wet op het financieel
toezicht) and is subject
of the disclosure requirements pursuant to
section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. 
About
Dockwise Ltd. / Dockwise Group 
Dockwise Ltd., a Bermuda incorporated Company, has a workforce of
more than 1,300 people both offshore and onshore. The Company is the
leading marine contractor providing total transport services to the
offshore, onshore and yachting industries as well as installation
services of extremely heavy offshore
platforms. The Group is
headquartered in Breda, the Netherlands. The Group's
main commercial
offices are located in the Netherlands, the United States and
China
with sales offices in Korea, Australia, Brazil, Russia, Singapore,
Malaysia, Mexico and Nigeria. The Dockwise Yacht Transport business
unit is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale and has an office in Italy.
The Dockwise Shipping network is supported by agents in Norway,
Argentina and Italy. To support all of its services to customers, the
group also has three additional
engineering centers in Houston, Breda
and Shanghai, manufactures specific motion
reduction equipment such
as LMU (Leg Mating Units) and DMU (Deck Mating Units)
and operates a
fleet of 25 purpose built semi-submersible vessels
(including
Dockwise Vanguard, Finesse and White Marlin). Dockwise
shares are listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under ticker DOCK and
on
NYSE Euronext Amsterdam under ticker DOCKW. For further
information: www.dockwise.com 
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For further information please contact:
Fons van Lith
M: +31 (0)6 51 314 952
T: +31 (0)76 5484116
E: fons.van.lith@dockwise.com