Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V. : Boskalis signs contract St Petersburg
port project in attendance of Russian Deputy PM Dvorkovich and Dutch PM Rutte
Papendrecht, 20 June 2013
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces the contract award for
the construction of the Bronka Port in StPetersburg. The contract was signed
at the StPetersburg International Economic Forum in attendance of the Russian
Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Arkady Dvorkovich and the Prime Minister of the
Netherlands Mr. Mark Rutte.
The project involves the reclamation of land for the construction of the new
port facility 'Bronka' in St Petersburg. A total volume of up to 3 million
cubic meters sand will be dredged and reclaimed using trailer suction hopper
dredgers to create approximately 85 hectares of new terminal area. The
contract value is approximately EUR 25 million and the project is expected to
be completed in 2013.
Boskalis' strategy is aimed at benefitting from key macro-economic factors
which drive worldwide demand in our markets: expansion of the global economy,
increase in energy consumption, global population growth and the challenges
that go hand in hand with climate change. This project is driven by increasing
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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