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Boskalis wins huge contract for expansion of container port

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Dutch company Boskalis has entered a EUR 250 million joint venture with company Jan De Nul to get India's biggest container port in Mumbai ready to receive increasingly large container vessels.


BY LOUISE VOGDRUP-SCHMIDT
Published 03.04.17 at 10:54

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