Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V. : Boskalis Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

  Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V. : Boskalis Annual General Meeting of

Papendrecht, 8 May 2013

At today's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Royal Boskalis
Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) the Financial Statements 2012 were approved, as
well as the re-appointment of one of the members of the Supervisory Board.
Furthermore, the meeting adopted the dividend proposal of EUR 1.24 per share.


Mr. M. Niggebrugge has been re-appointed as member of the Supervisory Board of
Boskalis for a period of four years.


The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders approved to distribute a dividend
of EUR1.24 per share in the form of ordinary shares, unless a shareholder
opts for cash dividend. This option period will commence on 15 May 2013 and
end on 27 May 2013. Payment of the dividend will take place as of 4 June 2013.

Other agenda items

All other agenda items that required voting were passed.

Enlargement of the Board of Management

In light of the acquisition of Dockwise, the Supervisory Board has decided to
increase the number of members of the Board of Management of Boskalis from
four to five. After the notice of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders,
the Supervisory Board appointed Mr. A.Goedée as member of the Board of
Management with effect from 8 May 2013 for a period of one year.

Mr. Goedée (1951) studied at Hogere Zeevaartschool in Scheveningen. He has
worked at Nedlloyd Lines, Neddrill Drilling Contractors, Heerema Group and
Vedior. Mr. Goedée was appointed in 2003 as Chief Executive Officer of
Dockwise Ltd.

The specific experience Mr. Goedée gathered at Dockwise, will contribute to

integration of Boskalis and Dockwise and the continuation of the growth and
expansion of Boskalis.

10 May           Ex-dividend date
14 May           Record date for dividend entitlement (after market close)
27 May           Final date for stating preference for dividend in cash or
                 Determination and publication of conversion rate for stock
30 May           dividend based on the volume-weighted average share price on
                 28, 29 and 30 May (after market close)
4 June           Date of dividend payment and delivery of shares
15 August        Publication of 2013 half-year results
15 November      Trading update on third quarter of 2013

This is an English translation of the Dutch press release. In the event of any
disparity between the Dutch original and this translation, the Dutch text will

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 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 Offshore and Dockwise) and towage and salvage (through
SMIT). It also has strategic partnerships in the Middle East (Archirodon) and
in terminal services (Smit Lamnalco). With a versatile fleet of over 1,100
units Boskalis operates in around 75 countries across six continents.
Including its share in partnerships, Boskalis has approximately 15,600

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