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Boskalis still hit by tough market

Towage and marine services group Boskalis finished the third quarter with an improved result. Even though the company sees signs of a recovery, the market remains strained.

Boskalis to sail on biofuel on offshore project

The Dutch company will sail on biofuel while working on a wind farm. More projects with biofuel are underway, and with time the fuel will represent a way of reducing the carrier's environmental footprint.

Weak offshore market drags down Boskalis

Dutch Boskalis was hit by the weak offshore market in the first half of the year, as the net result dropped almost 50 percent to EUR 75.1 million compared to last year.

Boskalis awarded contract by Swedish port

Dutch Boskalis will build a quay in the new container and RoRo port in Stockholm, which is currently being completed. The contract is worth EUR 60 million, says Boskalis.

Boskalis sells South African tug unit

Boskalis has made a significant double-digit million dollar figure by selling its stake in SMIT Amandla Marine. The sale was announced already back in March 2016, but the transaction has now been completed.

Struggling tug market hurts Boskalis

The Dutch marine group behind tug and salvage group Smit is feeling the pain across its three business areas, with significantly lower revenue and operating result.

Royal Boskalis in the midst of full-blown storm

Revenue and earnings are sliding downhill at Royal Boskalis Westminster, which counts companies including the tugboat activities in Smit. "We are experiencing stormy conditions," says Peter Berdowski, CEO of Boskalis.

Boskalis to cut 650 jobs over the next two years

Boskalis has completed a study of the carrier's fleet in light of the deteriorating market conditions plaguing the sector. The carrier will idle 24 ships in a row, which will cost upwards of 650 jobs over the next two years.

Boskalis vil skære 650 job de næste to år

Boskalis har afsluttet en undersøgelse af selskabets flåde i lyset af de svære markedsvilkår, der præger branchen i dag. Selskabet vil oplægge 24 skibe, og det vil koste op mod 650 job i løbet af de næste to år.

Boskalis in setback following Suez completion

The Dutch company can look back on a first quarter with a significant slide in revenue and lower fleet utilization. The current orderbook will provide sound employment in otherwise challenging 2016, notes the salvage and towage company in a quarterly update.

Boskalis completes German acquisition

The Dutch towage company lands its second acquisition in just one month and will now take over a number of vessels and contracts from German Strabag Wasserbau.

Boskalis' result boosted by Suez Canal

The Dutch marine and service group improved its net result in 2015, but the projections for the upcoming period are subdued, Boskalis writes in its 2015 annual report.

"Megaskibene udgør ikke den største fare"

Om et forulykket skib er stort, er ikke nødvendigvis afgørende for ulykkens omfang, lyder det fra et af verdens førende rådgivningsfirmaer, LOC, i et interview med ShippingWatch. Den største trussel ligger et andet sted, lyder det.

Boskalis achieves record result

The Dutch drilling and offshore company Boskalis had a record six months in terms of the operating result. The company is growing due to factors including contracts for the expansion of the Suez Canal.

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