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Boskalis

Company Type
Offshore Construction & Installation Services
Royal Boskalis Westminster NV Logo

+31 78 696 9000

royal@boskalis.com

Company Snapshot
Company
Boskalis
Headquarters
Papendrecht, The Netherlands
Founded
1910
Company Type
Public
Company Size
10,001+ employees
Regions
AfricaAsiaEuropeMiddle EastNorth AmericaOceaniaSouth America
Industries
Dredging & Marine ConstructionFisheries & AquacultureGovernmentMarine Renewable EnergyMaritime & ShippingMaritime Defence & SecurityOcean MiningOffshore ConstructionOffshore Oil & GasOffshore Wind EnergyPorts, Harbours & TerminalsSubsea Cables & PipelinesPower/Utilities
Media

About Us
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) 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 more than 900 vessels and floating equipment and 11,700 employees, including associated companies, Boskalis operates in 90 countries across 6 continents.
 
Services & Activities
Expertise
Construction & InstallationDredgingEngineeringEnvironmentalGeotechnicalHeavy-Lifting & TransportHydrography & GeophysicsInspection, Repair & MaintenanceLogistics & Supply ChainMaritime & ShippingOcean ResearchOffshore DrillingOperations & MaintenanceProject DevelopmentResearch & DevelopmentSubsea Cables & Pipelines
Dredging & Marine Works
Capital DredgingMaintenance DredgingLand ReclamationRock RevetmentPort Infrastructure WorksCanal ConstructionCoastal Defence InfrastructureSalvage WorksFoundation InstallationBeach ReplenishmentRock Dumping
Maritime Services
Towage ● Salvage & Heavy Lifting
Certifications & Accreditations
AMSA Australian Maritime Safety Authority Approved Training Provider
APPEA Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association
ASME S American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Power Boilers (S) Certificate
ASME U American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Pressure Vessels (U) Certificate
ASME U2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Pressure Vessels (Alternative Rules for Pressure Vessels) (U2) Certificate
CAA United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority
CHAS Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme
City & Guilds City & Guilds Approved Centre
EN 1090 Structural/Contsruction Steel & Aluminium Products
GWO Global Wind Organisation Accredited Training Provider
HSE United Kingdom Health & Safety Executive
IOSH Institution of Occupational Safety & Health
ISAA International Spill Accreditation Association
ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems
ISO 27001 Information Security Management
ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems
ISO 9001 Quality Management System
ISO/IEC 17025 Testing & Calibration Laboratories
ISO/TS 29001 Oil & Gas Quality Management
MCA Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) Approved Training Provider
MNTB Merchant Navy Training Board Centre Recognition
NATA National Association of Testing Authorities (Australia)
NEBOSH National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health
NOGEPA Nederlandse Olie en Gas Exploratie en Productie Associatie
OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety Management System
OPITO Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation
PAS 99 Integrated Management Systems
RYA Royal Yachting Association Recognised Training Centre
SCC**/VCA** Safety Certificate Contractors (More than 35 Employees)
SCC*/VCA* Safety Certificate Contractors (Up to 35 Employees)
SCCP Safety Certificate Contractors for Petrochemicals
SCP Safety Certificate Personnel Leasing
UKAS United Kingdom Accreditation Service
UKSpill UK Spill Contractors Accreditation Scheme
ISO 9001 ● ISO 14001 ● OHSAS 18001
Memberships
ICPCIMCAIRONWARenewableUKWABWEDAWindEurope
Subsea UK is the industry body and focal point for the entire British subsea industry and aims to increase business opportunities at home and abroad for the sector. We act for the whole supply chain bringing together operators, contractors, suppliers and people in the industry. Subsea UK was established by the industry and acts on behalf of the industry.... More

We champion Britain’s subsea sector, which leads the way globally in terms of market size, experience and technology development. Subsea UK now has over 290 member companies and continues to grow.

Subsea UK was set up to provide, as a minimum, a national forum for collaboration, diversification, commercialisation of technology and coordinated marketing in the UK and abroad.

Key priorities for Subsea UK are:

Ensuring that the UK maintains its world leading position in subsea

Creating a Centre of Subsea Excellence in the UK

Facilitating programmes that address the key skills shortages in the industry

Bringing industry, academia and government together to accelerate the development of the next generation of subsea technologies

Helping member companies diversify into other sectors and other geographical markets

Whether you are a company looking to join and reap the benefits or an individual looking to develop your career in the subsea industry, explore our website or contact us to find out how Subsea UK can help you, your business and your industry.
The Hydrographic Society United Kingdom (THS UK) is an independent, non-profit making, non-governmental, learned professional society. It provides a forum for all those involved in activities related to hydrography and associated disciplines, both in the UK and overseas. THS UK encompasses a wide range of specialisms and activities.... More

Our Individual and Corporate Members operate in many sectors including surveying for nautical charting, offshore resources, construction, engineering, renewable energy, environmental monitoring, oceanography, geology and the manufacture and supply of related products.
The National Workboat Association (NWA) is the trade, skills and safety standards association for the workboat industry. Since its inception in 1994, the NWA has acted as a crucial point of liaison between its membership and key regulatory and industry bodies, such as the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). It has also driven the creation of safety, ... Moretechnical and best practice standards, provided a unifying platform for industry lobbying and debate, and delivered industry-recognised training and certification opportunities.

Core achievements include the introduction and subsequent revision of the MCA Code of Practice for the Safe Operation of Small Workboats – the “Workboat Code” – which acts as the recognised Technical Standard for UK workboats and has formed the basis for numerous international codes.

The NWA has a membership base of over 70 UK and European workboat owners and operators, collectively representing over 550 operational vessels.
Projects
Location:
North Sea
Project Capacity:
165 MW
Location:
North Sea
Project Capacity:
752 MW
Location:
North Sea
Project Capacity:
60 MW
Events
Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo (M&CCE Expo), 11-12 September 2018, National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, UK. The Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo (M&CCE Expo) is the UK's largest exhibition and conference dedicated to showcasing the latest equipment and solutions for marine, coastal and other challenging civil ... Moreengineering projects with unique landscape features.
Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) 2018 – Exhibtion, Conference and Festival. The meeting place for the global energy industry. ONS 2018 offers a unique opportunity to reach a global audience and engage with the energy community. The event is designed for growing companies at all stages and from all areas within the energy sector.... More

For more than 40 years, ONS has been an international energy event, and a unique meeting place for everyone involved in the entire energy sector. Since its launch in 1974, the event has been staged in Stavanger, Norway. With more than 60,000 attendees and 500 speakers, including some of the world's most innovative technology minds, ONS has grown into the largest networking events in the energy sector.
Affiliated Companies
Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles (previously VBMS) specialises in subsea power cable installation, Balance of Plant maintenance for the renewables market, and umbilical/flowline installation for the oil & gas markets and installation of interconnectors. The company delivers added value with its robust end-to-end project management and multi-disciplinary ... Moregrid-to-grid solutions. In addition, VBMS complies with strict European and international industry standards, reflected in a high QHSE ranking. VBMS provides quality services balanced with cost effectiveness, with a portfolio including major offshore developments in Europe and beyond.
Connections
Seatools is a subsea technology company that provides solutions for a wide range of subsea challenges. The majority of the solutions we provide are custom-made. Seatools was founded in August 1999, by a team of specialists with many years of experience in underwater technology.... More

We serve any subsea-related market: this ranges from aquaculture through to offshore oil and gas. Generally, the markets that we serve are characterised by:

High capital intensity

24/7 operations at remote locations

Challenging conditions

In order to withstand these conditions, Seatools provides reliable, effective, and innovative solutions that increase uptime, improve safety and operational efficiency for our customers.

We support our clients throughout the entire lifecycle: from techno-economic studies through to disassembly.

Core Competence
Development and realisation of custom subsea technology

Industries of Focus

Dredging

Offshore Oil & Gas

Offshore Renewables

Aquaculture

Civil

Company USPs

High-level of engineering featuring strongly innovative capacities

Extensive and proven technology toolbox

Highly flexible and committed organization

One-stop shop: all required disciplines under one roof

Multidisciplinary
We believe that only a multidisciplinary engineering approach will deliver innovative and high-quality, custom-made solutions in a time frame that serves our clients. This means that we accommodate all required engineering disciplines in house. We are able to combine disciplines in an effective way and provide customers with one-stop subsea solutions.

First Time Right
In the capital intensive industries that our clients operate in, elaborate on-site testing or experimenting is out of the question. However, the nature of the challenges we resolve frequently requires the use of new concepts and cutting-edge subsea technology. To ensure proper functioning, rapid commissioning, and quick start-up of our (innovative) subsea solutions, Seatools adopts a first-time-right philosophy which relates to a variety of deeply-routed principles and routines which guarantee our solutions are first time right.
At MCS (Maritime Construction Services) we are a unique organisation dedicated to supporting our clients and ready to answer any questions you may have. Our vision is to enhance our clients' projects by complementing existing resources and adding technical experience.... More

As a project management-oriented company, we have created a unique company with access to leading heavy-lift, pipelay, diving, and deepwater SURF construction assets.
SeaZip Offshore Service, an offshore shipping company, focusses on the development and operation of service and support vessels. Under short-term and long-term charter contracts, SeaZip provides crewed vessels to the oil and gas industry and to international consortiums which apply themselves to building and operating wind turbine parks at sea. Renewable ... Moreenergy is our key market, Europe our geographical scope, Harlingen our home port.
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Phone
+31 78 696 9000
Head Office
Rosmolenweg 20, 3356 LK Papendrecht, The Netherlands